A hard frost earlier this week means some grape growers in the district are racing to get their crops off the vines as quickly as possible while for others, the drop in temperatures has delayed the harvest.
Lynda van Kempen
Central Otago property developers face good news and bad news if revised development contribution levies are adopted by the district council.
One of Cromwell's landmarks celebrated its 100th birthday yesterday.
"Think Big" projects such as Contact Energy's four hydro-electric proposals for the Clutha River are outdated, says the chairman of a group working to create a parkway along the length of the river.
A piece of silverware on the sidelines at the rugby game between Alexandra and Arrowtown today holds a special place in the hearts of Central Otago rugby fans.
Wanaka freeskier Jossi Wells has capped off a stellar past 12 months by being named Central Otago Sportsperson of the Year.
Roxburgh resident Mary Varcoe took part in her first Central Super Masters Games yesterday at the super age of 101.
Two artists' impressions of proposals for Roxburgh's redeveloped swimming pool are being circulated for comment.
Whether it is road, track or mountain biking, two Central Otago girls are at the top of their field.
The Cromwell Community Board is considering making a foray into the property market.
The nets are off and the main grape harvest is Central Otago is under way.
The public should not base comments about the Molyneux Park redevelopment on "grandiose plans" costing up to $14 million, a meeting in Alexandra heard last night.
A light-hearted activity at the Central Otago Health and Disability Expo had participants thinking seriously about the challenges faced by disabled people.
A Cromwell business is donating money to the community this month to help organisations that might be struggling in the recession, the business owners say.
The grown-ups took over the new playground at Goldfields School on Thursday but the children had the last laugh.
After six years of planning, revising and cutting back costs, work has finally started on the upgrade of Alexandra's central business district.
More teams than rabbit-infested blocks of land meant 120 hunters had to be balloted out of the 17th annual Great Easter Bunny Hunt in Alexandra this weekend.
Rezoning land between the Pines subdivision and the Clutha River for commercial use might remove one of the few public routes to the river in Alexandra, an objector told the Central Otago District Council's hearings panel.
The public can air their views on plans for the redevelopment of Alexandra's Molyneux Park tomorrow.
Graham Sinnamon reckons he has never been called an idiot by so many people.