As Chinese New Year begins, a Cromwell cherry packhouse cannot match the demand from China for its extravagant cherry boxes containing fruit costing more than $2 each.
An Alexandra man says the Civil Aviation Authority was "incompetent and unprofessional" when investigating the death of his pilot brother.
Kaelyn Pilgrim (12, left), of Heriot, and Emma Gardner (16), of Cromwell, leap off a new pontoon at Lowburn, near Cromwell.
Luger Jack Leslie (19), who trains in the Maniototo, "gave it everything" to finish third overall in an international luging competition.
The Otago SPCA is investigating the death of four puppies found in Lake Dunstan this week.
The opening of the new incarnation of Faigan's store in Millers Flat has been delayed due to the work needed to bring it up to earthquake regulation.
Central Otago businesses can now take advantage of Easter Sunday crowds.
A cherry-based obstacle course may seem like just a game, but to many of the fruit pickers involved, it’s like war.
It has taken more than 4000 hours to fix up their vintage ride, but Dunedin couple Barry and Liz Carmichael would not have spent the time any other way.
Emergency services clear debris from State Highway 8 between Alexandra and Roxburgh, near Speargrass Inn, after a vehicle towing a trailer with a racing car hit a tree about 6.40pm yesterday.
Roxburgh's mushy cherry extravaganza will be even more chaotic than usual as more events are added.
No-one envied a truck driver performing a three-point-turn with a 75-tonne gold dredge in tow in Roxburgh yesterday as the piece of machinery was transported to Beaumont.
Maniototo's fundraising spirit is to the fore in support of a $5 million upgraded health facility in Ranfurly. Other funding proposals are also in the pipeline.
Scrawled behind the counter of Naseby’s Black Forest Cafe is a drawing of former owner Wendy Becker, who died last July, with a hat saying "boss".
As parts of the region are battered by rain, Central Otago orchardists are assessing the damage ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations.
Recent tagging near Ophir and on an Alexandra church has Central Otago police trying to stamp out the ''very uncommon'' offending.
Josh Kenny (11, left), of Christchurch, and Robert Hall (10), of the Maniototo, exercise their throwing arms at the Ranfurly Pool Party on Saturday.
Through its preservation of historic buildings, Ophir, about 2km from Omakau, remains a relic of the gold-mining era. Central Otago reporter Jono Edwards visits some of its architectural gems.
When Ailsa and Jim Oliver first met, she was tasked with serving him tea in bed in the morning. Now the tables have turned.
A Cromwell retirement village’s quick uptake shows the need for elderly housing in the town, its sales manager says.