The first runner back was exhausted as he emerged from the purple rain and crossed the finish line in Molyneux Park yesterday.
New Zealanders showed they were a cut above their transtasman neighbours in Alexandra this weekend as an Invercargill shearer dethroned the six-time consecutive champion from Australia.
By experiencing three holes in one on the same day, the Alexandra Golf Club had a phenomenon on Saturday usually seen only at mini golf.
Compromise has quelled some concerns of Alexandra residents regarding the expansion of the cemetery and relocation of the community garden.
A plan to brighten up Alexandra streets at night has become cheaper, but details need to be settled before it can get community board support.
Some people out for a run tomorrow should make a colourful sight.
Shearers are aiming to fleece a six-time champion from Australia of his title in Alexandra.
With a bright future predicted for Central Otago apples, the pipfruit industry is trying to address the challenges that come with success.
A plan by owners of the former Cromwell saleyards site to rezone it as industrial has raised questions about what kind of land is needed in the town.
A proposed multimillion-dollar widespread irrigation scheme in the Manuherikia and Ida Valleys could be hindered if the Otago Regional Council sets minimum river flows too high.
A recycling facility will remain at its controversial location in Omakau, next to a school and cemetery.
A former Millers Flat woman hopes the town will become a ''destination'' as she and her husband revive its only shop as a cafe, grocery store and restaurant.
On the 60th anniversary of the Roxburgh Dam, reporter Jono Edwards and videographer Craig Baxter take a look inside the colossal structure.
In a huge mechanism like the Roxburgh Dam, parts are bound to occasionally fail.
Flying low over a remote airstrip in a plane to clear livestock before landing is a risky tactic, an aviation industry CEO said yesterday
A plane crash near the Poolburn Reservoir which killed the pilot and seriously injured two passengers was caused by the aircraft stalling during a low-flying stock-clearing manoeuvre.
The long-awaited $3.3million Alexandra ice skating rink upgrade may soon be under way with a $650,000 community board grant, but the facility will remain where it is.
The Vincent Community Board will today decide whether to provide a "loan'' for part of a $3.3 million Alexandra ice rink reconstruction project.
Altruistic Alexandra woman Liz Duggan always said she would join the senior queen competition when she turned 80, but was "overwhelmed'' to actually win.
The Lake Roxburgh Hall could be saved from sale as a new community group looks likely to take it over.