Moves towards a tobacco-free Central Otago will be a breath of fresh air to smoke-free campaigners.
Nominations for the upcoming Wanaka Community Board by-election are open.
The Central Otago District Council has backed a policy for the compulsory use of life jackets on boats on Lake Dunstan, which will be refined by community feedback.
The Lake Roxburgh Village community is "thrilled" to gain ownership of its community hall and will continue the push to fix it up.
With two innovation hub proposals before the Central Otago District Council, it has put its support behind a local idea.
Support for continued funding of Alexandra's Eden Hore Collection risks becoming frayed after being kept in storage since the local council bought it four years ago.
Boaties on Lake Dunstan will be required to name their boats and ensure all on board wear life jackets if a list of recommended changes to the lake's bylaws is passed by the council this week.
The district council is reminding dog owners to keep their pets controlled on the Sugar Loaf and 45th Parallel walking tracks due to upcoming rabbit poison drops nearby.
As the mercury begins to creep up in the Maniototo, hopes of a national bonspiel this winter are melting as quickly as lake ice.
A community trust can fund projects around Ophir and Omakau into the future after securing millions from vintage car sales.
Growing up, Alexandra freestyle motorcyclist Regan Hunter (27) never thought he’d be running away and joining the circus.
The Alexandra Blossom Festival Committee will be "more conservative" with entertainment spending this year.
From kart beginnings, two Cromwell drivers are now racing on the some of the world’s biggest stages.
A proposal to develop Alexandra’s Centennial Park into a terraced amphitheatre shows the Alexandra Blossom Festival getting back to its community-funding roots, its event manager says.
A ''disturbing'' suspected arson at a Catholic church in Alexandra ended with minimal damage, but could have been much worse, the fire officer in charge says.
As well as winning world titles in Muay Thai, Sue Glassey has pushed for global change.
A land rezoning application by a Cromwell vineyard has been opposed by 24 submissions and supported by 17.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says it will make changes to its protocols after conceding its investigation into the death of a Te Anau pilot "could have been better managed and conducted".
Cromwell College pupils would not have the opportunities they do without local businesses, which have chipped in $400,000 over eight years towards everything from 3-D printers to staff, its...
The Central Otago District Council will have to raise rates if residents continue to contaminate their wheelie bins.