You know that saying, the more things change, the more they stay the same?
Central Otago anti-cyberbullying group Sticks 'n Stones has notched up another national milestone, launching a collaboration with Facebook that will be rolled out in high schools next year.
A Central Otago-led online safety programme is set to be introduced nationally following a launch in Wellington this week.
Some bold proposals are being suggested in a masterplan being prepared for Cromwell as the town anticipates a near doubling of its population within the next 30 years. Pam Jones looks at the options.
Alexandra's Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) has announced its latest partnership, which chief executive Steve Cotter says will help make Earth Observation (EO) data more available and...
New awards showcasing Central Otago's arts will hopefully become a regular event, those behind the initiative say.
Cromwell's mall could be transformed into a "new heart" for the town through proposals suggested in a shortlist of options for the Cromwell masterplan.
The Cromwell Community Board is opposing a plan change that would allow a new town to be built near Cromwell, and is asking the Central Otago District Council to make a submission against the...
A proposal by the Maniototo Community Board to borrow almost $2million for a grant for the Maniototo Hospital rebuild is out for consultation.
Building an aged care facility with hospital level care at Cromwell's $40million Golden View Lifestyle Village (GVLV) could begin next year, those behind the project say.
An analysis of submissions on River Terrace Developments Ltd's application for a private plan change allowing an 840-house development near Cromwell shows overwhelming opposition to it.
A different kind of gold is paving the future of Teviot Valley couple Wendy King and Graham Strong, whose premium saffron is gaining worldwide attention and has clinically-proven health benefits.
Central Otago’s wine and accommodation sector is showing signs of further growth, with several projects due to come before the Central Otago District Council’s hearings panel.
A new capital projects programme manager role has been established at the Central Otago District Council, as the region strives to keep up with growth and infrastructure demands.
Central Otago’s skies look set to host an international space tracking facility that will help "clean up space" while sourcing cutting-edge data for a range of space-based technologies.
The prospect of rubbing shoulders with "famous" poets as she recited her own work this weekend did not faze up-and-coming poet Genevieve Schmidt, of Luggate.
Graeme Bell started going to the New Zealand Merino Shearing Championships "almost by accident", sneaking in as a young boy to watch the best in the industry compete in shearing and woolhandling.
It features shearing and woolhandling royalty, alongside "teddy bear" novices.And there's also some "good old-fashioned" transtasman rivalry to boot.
The proposed start date for construction of Central Otago’s next cycle trail has been delayed until next year but confirmation of more pledged funding for the project is "great news", Central Otago...
A $1.8 million Otago Community Trust grant for the Central Otago Queenstown Trail Network confirms funding already pledged for the trail network project and is "good news", network trust chairman...