An ongoing shortage of funding for after-hours health clinics aimed at shearers living and working in Central Otago is negatively affecting that community's health, health workers say.
Efforts to return the Lauder Railway Station to its original location beside the Otago Central Rail Trail continue to chug along.
Teviot Valley residents are gearing up for the annual Teviot Tartan Time festival.
A dog owner's journey of perseverance, hope and vet bills for her companion, who was severely burnt in a house fire in Cromwell four years ago, has hit another roadblock.
The largest research and development programme undertaken by the New Zealand wine industry is under way, in the hopes of putting New Zealand at the forefront for high quality, naturally produced ''lifestyle'' low-alcohol and low-calorie wines. But what role does Central Otago have to play? Liam Cavanagh reports.
Hear ye, hear ye, the Central Otago World Town Crier Tournament is upon us. Well, almost upon us.
The Terrace School will soon have a new addition to its playground - a whare.
A new road maintenance tool developed by two University of Auckland students will bring savings to Central Otago ratepayers.
An initiative to bolster te reo Maori in Alexandra is under way.
A dramatic search of a Cromwell house suspected of being a methamphetamine lab turned up drugs, but no lab yesterday morning.
Colourful tam o'shanters and knitted woolly jumpers lit up Naseby's frozen Centennial Ponds on day one of the national bonspiel yesterday.
More than 1000 children packed into Millers Flat on Saturday for the Millers Flat seven a side rugby and netball tournament.
A Millers Flat couple can thank their passion for miniature rifles for sparking a love affair that has lasted more than 60 years.
St Mary's Church at Omakau could be sold in a few months.
Despite vocal opposition from Cromwell councillors, the Central Otago District Council yesterday decided in principle all council water schemes should be funded equally by ratepayers connected to a scheme.
Evelyn Bisset has worked in local government for so long that she is going to have to get used to reading the newspaper to keep tabs on what is happening in the local community.
Not even the Super rugby final could keep Clyde Volunteer Fire Brigade from its own celebrations at the weekend.
You might say they got cold feet.
The Alexandra Toy Library can breathe a sigh of relief after the Vincent Community Board agreed to not charge the non-profit organisation rent for the next year.
The Central Otago District Council is about to review candidates for a new chief financial officer position, created after former corporate services manager Susan Finlay took up a job at the Central Lakes Trust in June.