SPCA Otago is pleading for more information from the public so it can make someone accountable for the drowning of a puppy in Alexandra last month.
Lynda van Kempen
Residents in and around Omakau have the chance to air their views on the future of recycling services in the area.
Tapanui is still basking in the glow of accolades from international film-makers for its warm and "magical" hosting of film cast and crew.
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean will hold a meeting in Ranfurly next week about the closure of the Maniototo’s only bank and has offered to tell the bank hierarchy of residents’ concerns.
There was no red carpet for Tapanui's special preview screening of Pete's Dragon but the wealth of American flags which adorned the shops left no doubt about the warm welcome.
They are next-door neighbours but plan to get even closer.
A three-way battle for the mayoralty and a changing of the guard with some fresh faces around the council table are features of the Central Otago election.
Bryan Cadogan’s mayoral campaign was over before it began. Unopposed in his bid for a third term as Clutha mayor, Mr Cadogan (57) admitted the news was "still sinking in" soon after nominations...
Maniototo residents are outraged and upset about the proposed closure of the area’s only bank, the district’s business group head says.
The grazing cows barely spared a glance for the flying laboratory which made history with a low sweep over their Lauder paddock yesterday.
Giving those in close contact with vulnerable people some pointers on what to say and where to seek help is the latest tool in a range of measures aimed at reducing the number of suicides in...
A 24-hour self-service fuel facility proposed for Ettrick has the approval of all its nearby neighbours in the township, the resource consent application says.
Schist Lane and Hosking Drive are about to go on the map in Cromwell.
SPCA Otago is following promising leads in its inquiry into a puppy drowning and is heartened by the groundswell of support shown by the public, a spokeswoman says.
Hunters mixing with other recreational users of a conservation estate is a recipe for disaster, says a neighbouring property owner who fears a fatality will be the result.
A further grant of $40,000 will be the "last brick in the wall'' for the new amenities building at the upgraded hockey turf in Cromwell.
Opponents of a proposed liquor store in Cromwell, including an elder from a neighbouring church, are "not surprised'' an off-licence has been granted.
A Grahame Sydney painting delivered 19 years after it was commissioned is expected to reward its owner's patience by fetching more than $100,000 when it goes under the auctioneer's hammer next week.
The Otago Polytechnic's Central Campus will soon be one of a handful of places around the world offering a management degree majoring in adventure tourism.
It was a fast trip downhill for New Zealand's top lugers but the sport is on its way up, officials say.