Grace Munro married Forbes Knight during duck-shooting season in 1955, and almost became a widow a week later when he had a mishap in the Waipori River.
A $35 million Central Otago-owned retirement village project is being proposed for Cromwell.
Valerie Davies is philosophical when it comes to teaching new entrants at Alexandra Primary School.
The might of the community has forced the Central Otago District Council to do a U-turn on its plan to move the Maniototo community library, despite some councillors' misgivings.
Water quality information about lakes and rivers must be updated regularly and be accessible online, Clyde resident Lynne Stewart says.
After two months of deliberation, it has been decided the Maniototo community library will stay put.
The Central Otago District Council has not yet received a resource consent application for the new $35 million Cromwell retirement village.
More than 1000 young netball and rugby players packed Molyneux Park courts and fields on Saturday.
Giving young drivers practical skills they need on the road while having fun was the focus for the 2015 Young Driver of the Year, won by Leon Adair, of Cromwell.
Poets, town criers, and musicians are set to light up the Maniototo next weekend.
Despite the warm weather, the outdoor ice-skating rink in Alexandra will open as scheduled next Friday.
Young Driver of the Year participants Ethan Pugh (17, front left) and Lenny Stiles (17, front right) are taught by Pete Scott from Tyreland Alexandra how to put chains on tyres, as Steven Hansen from the Central Otago Motorsport Club marks their efforts.
Central Otago trails are the stars of Tourism New Zealand's latest promotional campaign.
Cromwell residents waiting for the local memorial hall to be revamped can breathe a sigh of relief.
It was an ''intense'' wine harvest for Central Otago vineyards this year but fruit quality is ''exceptionally good''.
Efforts to preserve a historic building in a Clyde street have been put on hold due to the lack of specialised engineers in the region.