Curlers are ''pleasantly surprised'' with the proposed changes to mixed doubles curling games, the head of New Zealand curling says.
A new indoor rowing event to be staged by Alexandra and Cromwell rowing clubs next month will be open to all.
The winner of the Clyde and Districts Lions Club banner design competition was announced at Clyde Primary School's assembly on Friday.
Changes to entry criteria for Alexandra's WoolOn Creative Fashion Event have attracted new designers to the event, organisers say.
Residents in Central Otago who want to be inspired and raise funds for youth charities at the same time are being urged to register for a charity breakfast being held in Cromwell on Saturday morning.
There are going to be some lucky Alexandra residents and visitors next Tuesday.
What would persuade a young Paerau farmer to travel 14,000km across mountains and desert in a race with no prizes?
A new direction is envisioned for Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery.
A Roxburgh man and his son have been recognised for their bravery by police after saving a man who fell from his kayak into the Clutha River below Roxburgh Dam.
Clyde was a ''discreet little community'' but when people there got something ''between their teeth, they can make things happen''.
Project Rockit founders Rosie (stage left) and Lucy (right) Thomas address Central Otago pupils during the launch of Facebook's online anti-cyberbullying guides at Cromwell yesterday.
Czech Republic curling team's introduction to New Zealand cuisine began as it should - with a pavlova.
What makes The Terrace School's coming 50th jubilee celebrations quite special? Its red tractor, of course.
Changes to rural general practice funding and after-hours care in Southland and Otago have been welcomed by a national rural doctors' network.
Two Alexandra residents have lost thousands of dollars after falling victim to a telephone scam, police say.
An exhibition featuring work by a Central Otago artist opened yesterday.
Alexandra toddler Max Dwyer (14 months) enjoys himself at The Terrace School in Alexandra's first te reo Maori bilingual coffee and playgroup with (back, left) Constable Peter Rameka, Maori language support volunteer Louise McKenzie, and Waverley (2) and mum Kelly Radka (obscured) yesterday.
Alexandra Blossom Festival organisers are worried about the lack of entries for the festival's grand parade next month.
Facebook has turned to a group of Central Otago school pupils to help create new guides encouraging New Zealand children to think about what they share online.
One of the country's biggest off-road marathons will be held in Central Otago on August 28-29.