With the clatter of hockey sticks growing louder in Central Otago, available turf is filling to capacity.
A proposed Alexandra dog sledding operation has passed another hurdle.
Alexandra man John Devine's dedication to volunteering is recognised as he stands with wife Glenda after being named Runner Up Volunteer of The Year at the Ministry of Health Volunteer Awards in Christchurch recently.
A multimillion-dollar renovation will soon begin at Cromwell's Golden Gate Lodge in hopes of attracting more people into the town.
Joel Thompson (13), of The Terrace School, Alexandra, concentrates as he throws a stone at the Central Otago Primary Schools' Curling Tournament in Alexandra yesterday.
Young Maniototo curlers fought hard in Naseby this weekend, but a clean sweep of wins went to the experienced play of the country's best.
A small town at the end of the road bustled at the weekend as hotel patrons celebrated like it was 1886.
The new funding agreement reached with the Southern District Health Board should allow services at Dunstan Hospital to cope with the growing population of its area, Central Otago Health Services Ltd chairman Russell McGeorge says.
The pair behind a proposal for a dry-land dog sledding operation in Alexandra have addressed concerns about safety risks.
The use of excavators to pull weeds out of Lake Dunstan could be adopted by Land In-formation New Zealand (Linz).
A Lowburn action group is opposing a consent application for a building which would protrude into the area's skyline.
A Roxburgh egg farm has been given the go-ahead to expand and modernise its operation.
The tight-knit Teviot Valley is once again supporting its own by rallying behind a 9-year-old boy's cancer recovery.
The 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival will be one of the biggest in years while retaining the spirit of previous festivals.
The group behind the Manuherikia irrigation scheme hopes to nail down a preferred option late this year after a delay in gauging the interest of potential irrigators.
Scott Horrell (11) and Joshua (11) and Maddisyn (8) Booth laze on a floating castle at the Mid-Winter Pool Party at the Molyneux Aquatic Centre yesterday.
Carrick Wines co-owner Barbara Robertson Green, winemaker Francis Hutt and a good percentage of the Bannockburn wine industry toast the launch of a new vineyard map of the area at the Bannockburn Hotel yesterday.