A blind date 72 years ago "worked out pretty well really", say Ted and Doris Lloyd, who will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today.
Lynda van Kempen
The Otago Central Rail Trail users survey has sparked interest throughout the country, and even advisers on the national cycleway have asked for copies.
The introduction of water metering has raised the ire of some Naseby residents.
Schools throughout Central Otago have issued information to parents and pupils about the signs and symptoms of meningococcal disease, in the wake of a Bannockburn teenager's death.
Ryan O'Connell-Cairns was counting the days until Cardrona Alpine Resort opened and he spent all Sunday snowboarding with a mate.
Protecting the rights of existing water users is one of the common themes from Central Otago groups and individuals who have made submissions on the Otago Regional Council's regional water plan changes.
Real estate in Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes district has rallied in the past six weeks, at a time the market is usually slow.
The Central Otago District Council has received a second rap over the knuckles from Audit New Zealand as well as a bill for an extra $60,000.
Dust-monitoring and bonds to cover the cost of restoring land, roads and groundwater supplies were the main issues discussed at the first meeting of the Earnscleugh gold mining project's liaison committee this week.
A district-wide rate increase of about 9% was approved by the Central Otago District Council yesterday without any comment by councillors.
The backers of two feature films are considering filming in Central Otago, the Central Otago District Council heard yesterday.
A posthumous St John award was presented at Mysie Sutton's funeral last Wednesday to recognise her 32-year contribution to the organisation.
Stage one of a seven-year, multimillion-dollar gold-mining project began at Earnscleugh yesterday, just a short distance from dredge tailings left by gold-mining operations a century ago.
Alexandra toddler Corey Miller is giving doors a wide berth after getting his fingers stuck in one on Saturday night.