The WoolOn Fashion event is ‘‘full steam ahead’’ after being granted $10,000 by the Central Otago District Council, despite council staff recommending no funding for the event.
Tapping into irrigation pipes could be a life-saver for rural firefighters, Alexandra farmer and Otago regional councillor Gary Kelliher says.
Wet weather has been causing damage to early cherry crops in Central Otago, with some areas severely affected.
A man who jumped into the Clutha River after crashing a car while evading police in hot pursuit has been located and arrested.
Water access for firefighters will be easier on the outskirts of Alexandra with the addition of a firehose fitting at the Dairy Creek irrigation scheme pipe near Golden Rd.
The name might give the game away, but Cromwell residents are hoping fewer people use Shortcut Rd as one.
Gathering all the family at Christmas is a glorious achievement, and for an extended family in Maniototo, this year has been especially important.
Two vehicles were involved in a collision in Central Otago this morning, but no injuries have been reported.
Taking art to the street ... Teviot Valley Community Development Scheme members (from left) John Kerr, Russell Marsh, Brigitte Paterson and Stephen Jeffery and Central Otago District Arts Trust co...
Hoping to reduce speeds on Earnscleugh Rd are Elina Kiuru with her children (from left) Elli (8), Onni (1) and Olva (6).
WoolOn will need to keep searching for funding for the event’s controversial move from Alexandra to Cromwell.
The Cromwell Community Board has voted to decline any funding to WoolOn Creative Fashion Society Incorporated.