A New Zealand-born actress will be in Alexandra and other South Island locations this month for the filming of the second season of Australian television series Wanted.
Alexandra will get a shot at stardom through an Australian TV show this month, but the production company is staying tight-lipped on the details.
At the end of his 27-year stretch in local politics, Bannockburn man Gordon Stewart (68) is optimistic about the future of the wider Cromwell area.
With Tim Cadogan taking over as Central Otago Mayor, two brothers now sit in the top seat in neighbouring districts.
Central Otago has only two new councillors after the weekend’s election, but there are a few new faces on the community boards.
A potentially precedent-setting resource consent allowing beer sales at a Cromwell vineyard’s cellar door has been granted.
The board chairman of Maniototo’s community health company is confident it can raise the $5 million required for a health facility development, but it will require community support.
Warm weather has set Central Otago up for an abundant summer fruit season.
Neighbours of a Queensberry farm are concerned about earthworks ''obliterating'' a stream and negatively impacting on the ecosystem.
A $5 million health facility upgrade in Ranfurly will cut costs and produce a more modern environment, Maniototo Health Services manager Geoff Foster says.
Alexandra man Graeme Bell (65) has attended every one of the 55 Alexandra merino shears competitions.
A historic gold mining town was animated at the weekend as it flaunted its creative and cultural flair.
The first runner back was exhausted as he emerged from the purple rain and crossed the finish line in Molyneux Park yesterday.
New Zealanders showed they were a cut above their transtasman neighbours in Alexandra this weekend as an Invercargill shearer dethroned the six-time consecutive champion from Australia.
By experiencing three holes in one on the same day, the Alexandra Golf Club had a phenomenon on Saturday usually seen only at mini golf.
Compromise has quelled some concerns of Alexandra residents regarding the expansion of the cemetery and relocation of the community garden.
A plan to brighten up Alexandra streets at night has become cheaper, but details need to be settled before it can get community board support.
Some people out for a run tomorrow should make a colourful sight.
Shearers are aiming to fleece a six-time champion from Australia of his title in Alexandra.
With a bright future predicted for Central Otago apples, the pipfruit industry is trying to address the challenges that come with success.