Take some Kiwi ingenuity, add perseverance and a couple of rums and, in this case, you get a boat with an in-built spa pool.
The proposed residential subdivision of rural-zoned Bannockburn land has been opposed by its neighbours, as well as the Central Otago District Council’s planning consultant, who says it will create...
Good weather helped entice thousands to an event at the weekend that has been a Central Otago staple since its beginnings in the late 1800s.
Barrels were rolled and pinots were sniffed in a celebration of the emerging talent in the winemaking industry yesterday.
Central Otago Police are searching for a hooded figure in relation to a spate of tagging at and around St Gerard’s School in Alexandra this week.
While the Otago Goldfields Cavalcade may conjure images of horses and wagons, those who journey on foot are often out of the limelight.
While freedom-camping issues around Lake Dunstan have lessened at one of its hotspots, locals say there are still problems with overstayers.
The fact businesses are developing and expanding in Alexandra and Cromwell demonstrates their faith in the growth of the towns.
It started with a failed mission for ice cream for a teenage Phil "Scooter" Scorringe, but years later motorbikes are an obsession for the Dunedin man.
There is still no start date for a large-scale alluvial gold mine planned near Roxburgh as the company involved works through paperwork and land access agreements.
The company investigating a gondola at Franz Josef Glacier organised a flight over the area again last week to recheck the possible route.
The casket of a beloved Cromwell school teacher was flown by helicopter over Lake Dunstan this week after her sudden death sent shockwaves through the community.
The status of ukuleles as a serious instrument may have been hindered by Tiny Tim, but a growing Lauder event is doing all it can to show they can be played with skill.
Dunstan High School's new principal hopes to empower pupils and bring ''positivity and enthusiasm'' to the position.
Issues of water storage are on the minds of Maniototo farmers as a dry summer follows a rainy spring.
Making wearing life jackets mandatory for boat users on Lake Dunstan is just one new rule which may result from of a review of its bylaws.
Whether at their Alexandra home, or travelling the country together, Doug and Margaret Paterson are usually not far from one another.
Cromwell men (from left) Bob Beck, Malcolm Somerville, Ivan Fahey and Richard Jackson gear up for the fourth annual "postie-bike'' Ride For Life.
The Teviot Valley once thrived with gold miners, but now red gold is being grown in a small patch of the area.
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.