A ''constant barrage of noise'' from some orchards during fruit harvesting season sounded like World War 3 had broken out, an Alexandra vineyard owner told a planning hearing this week.
Lynda van Kempen
Fluoride should be added to all council-run drinking water supplies in Central Otago for the good health of residents, district councillors were told this week.
The only bank in the Maniototo closed its doors a year ago this week. Residents tell Lynda van Kempen the facility’s absence is a nuisance, but they are making do.
The identity of the person or people whose remains were uncovered in an unmarked grave in the Cromwell Cemetery earlier this year is still a mystery.
A $6m-$8m movie planned for filming in Maniototo will have significant benefits for the area, CODC economic development manager Warwick Hawker says.
Junior prize list for Cromwell College
A 22-year-old man has been charged following a police investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy after a boating accident on St Bathans' Blue Lake.
A 63-year-old man was taken to Dunstan Hospital yesterday with moderate injuries after crashing his car at the Highlands Motorsport Park.
A 63-year-old man was taken to Dunstan Hospital with moderate injuries after crashing his car at the Highlands Motorsport Park this afternoon.
Use it for a fashion shoot, build visitor experiences around it, but don’t lock it up behind glass in a museum. That was the message from the firm which has completed a feasibility study on the...
Central Otago's mayoral and district council contenders in the October local body elections proved a frugal bunch.
A food blogger with 19 million followers was with an international group touring Central Otago orchards yesterday, highlighting the importance of social media in marketing the district's fruit.
Lake Dunstan is still one of the "safest'' lakes around, despite last weekend's tragedy, the lake harbourmaster believes.
A man who rescued a young girl from the Bannockburn inlet then recovered the body of the teenager who apparently drowned trying to save her, deserves a medal, say those at the scene.
It was a risky venture at the time but Seasonal Solutions has paid off, boasting an annual turnover of $24 million and boosting the economies of two countries.