Southern mayors are preparing for a last-ditch campaign against the closure of the Stand Children's Services Roxburgh children's village, launching an ''e-mob'' campaign aimed at Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
More than half a million dollars has been spent repairing roads damaged by heavy rain in Central Otago last year, and a similar amount still needs to be spent repairing bridges damaged in the same storm.
Marking the start of the season at Alexandra Ice Inline on Saturday are stalwarts (from left) life members Jack Goyen and Trish Morris, former president Bob Dawson, former treasurer Robert Cooper...
Almost 1000 people have farewelled Cromwell speedway champion Daryl Ainsley at an emotion-filled funeral in the town today.
A tribute to one of the "grandfathers of folk" will be staged at this year's Bards, Ballads and Bulldust Festival, which will honour the stories and songs of Central Otago.
Stand Children's Services will try to reinstate the residential service provided by the Roxburgh children's village, Stand chief executive Dr Fiona Inkpen says.
Tributes are still pouring in for Cromwell speedway champion Daryl Ainsley, who died on Friday night while helping friends in need.
Its first meetings were held in pioneering times, in a large upstairs room in Naseby’s Empire Hotel.
As Luggate textile artist Victoria Stevens prepares to open her "Ninety" exhibition at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, she talked to Pam Jones about how the pieces were stitched together.
When you are celebrating your 150th birthday, there are bound to be a few surprises.
Central Otago leaders have slammed the Government for breaking its promise to care for children, as they vow to keep fighting the closure of the children’s village in Roxburgh.
Plans for the first of three major new Central Otago cycle trails have reached the consent stage, as more details for the trail are revealed.
The National Party is speaking out strongly against the Government's decision to not bail out the Stand Children's Services village in Roxburgh.
Debris flows such as the ones that struck Roxburgh during heavy last November would happen again, but a joint agency approach could help mitigate the effects.
It is hoped the issue of a new global water consent for Kyeburn Catchment Ltd irrigators will not need to go to the Environment Court.
A landmark art exhibition at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery has had an extensive reach into the Central Otago district, museum general manager Maurice Watson says.
When Keryn Tubbs was 17 and in her last year at high school, an anonymous Instagram page was set up to embarrass other pupils.
The Central Otago District Council and Otago Regional Council continue to be at odds over the proposal to site a stock truck effluent disposal site on the Ripponvale straight near Cromwell.
She was honoured for her work with a life membership decades ago, but long-time Central Otago Pony Club member Billie Tohill says her involvement with the pony club movement is its own reward.
Farmers are being encouraged to remain patient while the K5 variant takes hold among the rabbit population, even though some will be immune to the virus.