Josh Kenny (11, left), of Christchurch, and Robert Hall (10), of the Maniototo, exercise their throwing arms at the Ranfurly Pool Party on Saturday.
Through its preservation of historic buildings, Ophir, about 2km from Omakau, remains a relic of the gold-mining era. Central Otago reporter Jono Edwards visits some of its architectural gems.
When Ailsa and Jim Oliver first met, she was tasked with serving him tea in bed in the morning. Now the tables have turned.
A Cromwell retirement village’s quick uptake shows the need for elderly housing in the town, its sales manager says.
Cromwell has escaped with minimal damage after a series of "dust devils" struck the town.
A series of mini-tornadoes left a Cromwell woman ''shaking and terrified'' and caused a trail of destruction in the town last night.
As the picking of larger stonefruit begins, Central Otago orchardists are hoping the mercury rises to speed up ripening.
Strolls around St Bathans won't be the same after the loss of its canine tour guide.
The head of Lake Dunstan had not quite warmed enough to lure swimmers when this aerial was taken late last year, but holidaymakers have since flocked to enjoy the lake's blue waters.
Alexis O’Neill (4) showed fashion is sometimes about attitude not clothing at the Cromwell trots at the weekend.
While skidding around dirt tracks in a high-powered machine, Cromwell engineer Peter Dickson (28) found the best way to keep out of pile-ups was to stay in front.
The waters of Lake Roxburgh continue to flow below the Roxburgh Dam as the Clutha River, after generating electricity for 300,000 homes.
Vehicles spill out of a car park at Nugget Point in the Catlins this week. Marilyn Dunn, who lives near the popular attraction, said it was filling regularly throughout the Christmas period.
A powerful machine races around Cromwell’s Central Motor Speedway on the first day of the New Zealand Super Saloons Championships.
The atmosphere was sombre yesterday at accommodation near Alexandra where a Chinese orchard worker was staying before being fatally hit by a car this week.
Cromwell's non-profit racetrack could pull its largest crowd this weekend with two rumbling days of race vehicles producing serious horsepower.
A Chinese orchard worker died yesterday after he was hit by a car on the highway between Alexandra and Clyde.
The mission of future-proofing and finding a purpose for a 120-year Alexandra cottage will soon be realised.
It was in his home town of Cromwell that wood-chopper Bradley Pako yesterday got ''back into the swing'' of the sport after a four-month break.
For ex-New Zealand cyclist Matt Vermunt, of Dunedin, road bikes and bucking horses are two very different beasts.