The 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival will be one of the biggest in years while retaining the spirit of previous festivals.
The tight-knit Teviot Valley is once again supporting its own by rallying behind a 9-year-old boy's cancer recovery.
A Roxburgh egg farm has been given the go-ahead to expand and modernise its operation.
With funding secured for a $26.3million inter-connected Otago cycle trail project, the next step is sorting the logistics of running trails through the Cromwell and Kawarau Gorges.
A Lowburn action group is opposing a consent application for a building which would protrude into the area's skyline.
The use of excavators to pull weeds out of Lake Dunstan could be adopted by Land In-formation New Zealand (Linz).
The pair behind a proposal for a dry-land dog sledding operation in Alexandra have addressed concerns about safety risks.
Excavators could be used more in the future to chip away at Lake Dunstan's weed.
A multimillion-dollar renovation will soon begin at Cromwell's Golden Gate Lodge in hopes of attracting more people into the town.
The new funding agreement reached with the Southern District Health Board should allow services at Dunstan Hospital to cope with the growing population of its area, Central Otago Health Services Ltd chairman Russell McGeorge says.
A small town at the end of the road bustled at the weekend as hotel patrons celebrated like it was 1886.
There's no better way to celebrate 25 years of ice than to have it carved up by ice hockey players.
Young Maniototo curlers fought hard in Naseby this weekend, but a clean sweep of wins went to the experienced play of the country's best.
Joel Thompson (13), of The Terrace School, Alexandra, concentrates as he throws a stone at the Central Otago Primary Schools' Curling Tournament in Alexandra yesterday.
Alexandra man John Devine's dedication to volunteering is recognised as he stands with wife Glenda after being named Runner Up Volunteer of The Year at the Ministry of Health Volunteer Awards in Christchurch recently.
A proposed Alexandra dog sledding operation has passed another hurdle.
With the clatter of hockey sticks growing louder in Central Otago, available turf is filling to capacity.
Another cherry orchard could be popping up near Cromwell.
One of two competitions showcasing the young talent in Central Otago's wine industry has been cancelled due to lack of contestants.
A vehicle-mounted speed camera has been introduced in the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes districts to curb speeding in high-risk areas.