The idea of a replica mining village in Alexandra is creeping closer to fruition, after first being pitched seven years ago.
Omakau and Ophir residents can drink from the tap again after 40 days of having to boil water.
The Vincent Community Board may come to the rescue of Alexandra, by freeing up a 6.5ha parcel of residential land, helping to aid a sections crisis in the town.
Dunstan High School’s Senior Girls’ Choir left the national Big Sing competition on a high note, claiming the Maori song award and winning silver overall.
‘‘It was all a blur’’, Dunedin man Glenn Sutton said after winning New Zealand’s longest running race at the weekend.
Ida Valley farmer Logan Sinclair and his enthusiastic dog Cruise have won the Bruce Duncan Memorial Trophy at the 30th annual Chatto Creek Dog Bark Up.
Alexandra’s boom period of expansion and construction faces a potential dead end with no new available sections. Jono Edwards scopes the fears of the housing industry.
Cromwell residents opposed to the proposed rezoning of a vineyard in the town say the spread of small residential sections will adversly affect the rural residential area's appeal.
WorkSafe says it has already been considering recommendations a coroner outlined yesterday regarding quad bike deaths and injuries in her plea for stronger government action on the issue.
Fancy a morning jog from Dunedin to Timaru? Or Oamaru to Balclutha? Well, both of these routes are shorter than the 200km Charlie McNally will be covering this weekend.
A new scooter track at Alexandra Primary is the newest way the school lets children self-manage risk.
If you think it's easy to make a farm dog woof on cue, you might be barking up the wrong tree.
Funding for a resource consent for Cromwell’s Central Motor Speedway has been delayed by the community board as it assesses future uses for the site.
Omakau residents have reached the end of their tether with the town’s water supply as they near a month of having to boil their drinking water.
The children of Tarras School deserve the credit for the opening of public toilets in the town after a multi-year campaign, its board of trustees chairman says.
It was shortly after last month’s floods and Omakau man Kevin Kilkelly (49) was at home, halfway through a five-hour dialysis treatment.
Central Otago heritage sites will be in jeopardy unless changes are made to the district’s governing heritage trust, its members say.
People allegedly stung by an internet scammer on Central Otago buy and sell social media pages are warning buyers to beware.
New data on Central Otago freedom campers challenges anecdotal wisdom and shows problems are caused by a "bad few", Mayor Tim Cadogan says.
If you see 62 eccentrically-dressed adults roaming the southern countryside, do not fear.