Through years of life-threatening stunts, ''Mad'' Mike Whiddet has certainly earned his nickname.
Tarras may soon be relieved of toilet troubles, but it will first have to last through a summer during which it will be flush with tourists.
Central and North Otago farmers are welcoming unusually high rainfall in what some are calling the wettest spring since the 1980s.
The leaders of two Central Otago community boards have been chosen — a first-timer in one case and the status quo in the other.
Lifestylers are questioning what is in it for them in regards to a potential wide-spread irrigation scheme in the Manuherikia and Ida Valleys.
The cause of a fire at the Maniototo Arts Centre in Ranfurly is yet to be determined.
As their marriage clocks up 65 years, a Cromwell couple feel they are ''lucky to have each other''.
It was a ‘‘sad day’’ in Ranfurly yesterday as the town’s only bank closed its doors, but the community is moving on.
Almost 700 children from 24 schools across the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes districts strove to outrun, out-jump and out-throw other competitors at the Central Otago Primary Schools Athletics Championships.
Plans are forming for a Naseby summer luge after a long hiatus, but it won't be ready for this season's holiday-makers.
Children from Dunstan Educare perform on the St Enoch's Church lawn as part of the Alexandra Thyme Festival.
BMX star Sarah Walker will cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Cromwell Bike Park today.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) is investigating the handling of an alleged poaching incident in Central Otago involving two Christchurch police officers, but the Department of...
New Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan is excited about the enthusiasm councillors have for helping the district.
The small rural town of Omakau is proving popular with home buyers, but sections may soon run out.
The booming town of Cromwell is bathed in spring sun.
A market winds down in Clyde's historic precinct yesterday, ending a busy long weekend for the town.
V6 "Six Shooters" fly around the Central Motor Speedway in Cromwell on Saturday to open the track’s season.
Construction of a $26.3 million trail network spanning 536km throughout Otago will probably not start until the beginning of next year, at the eariest.
The rich sporting history of Oturehua and surrounding districts was recognised yesterday.