From small-town ballads to the call of Nashville, Tennessee, Cromwell country singer Dusty Spittle has walked a colourful walk in his country music career.
The rules were "there are no rules".
An application for a "full-on" residential subdivision proposed for the Cromwell Top 10 Holiday Park site should be declined as it will set a precedent and goes against district planning rules...
Considering the circumstances, it would have been rude not to have cake.
A $15 million development at New World Alexandra points to confidence in the Central Otago economy and prepares for new shopping trends, business owner Kevin Ryan says.
Barely any rural values remained on the site of a proposed 173-lot residential subdivision in Cromwell and the project would not clash with the Central Otago district plan, a panel has been told.
Ranfurly teenager Amanda Voice has notched up another set of medals as she continues her quest to attend a world American quarter horse event.
The first fruit is coming off the trees, and it is looking like a good crop.
She cooks three meals a day, still grows her own vegetables, drives herself to the shops and has a sherry every night.
A planning consultant has recommended declining an application for a 173-lot subdivision on the Cromwell Holiday Park site, citing environmental concerns.
Police have defended an operation seeking a potentially armed man in Lowburn last week following criticism their communication with the public was poor.
The New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association has joined the call for the licensing of fishing guides.
Many eyes are on a group of historic buildings in one of Central Otago's oldest settlements as a landmark study is done on the 13 buildings that make up Clyde Historical Museums. Pam Jones finds out about the research that seeks to preserve the district's past for the benefit of those in the future.
The Otago Fish and Game Council has signalled a review of its freshwater sports fishing regulations and is seeking public feedback on the issue.
A pilot project that will provide mentoring and pathways for disengaged secondary school pupils in Central Otago will hopefully be expanded to other schools, those behind the initiative say.
Police are grateful a massive search for a man believed to be armed in Central Otago was resolved without incident, and have thanked the public for their patience and assistance.
A 19-year-old Mosgiel man has appeared in the Queenstown District Court today on several charges after a police pursuit and search in Central Otago yesterday.
An internationally recognised New Zealand suicide expert says it is time to take male suicide ''out of the too-hard basket''.
Police are trying to locate a man who fled in a car and may be armed in the Lowburn area after being involved in what is believed to be a domestic incident in Dunedin last night.
Alexandra firefighters are asking people to take care in the region's dry conditions, after a large scrub fire on Monday.