An expanded wilding pine clearing programme is vital to protect Central Otago from the threat the trees pose, the new chairwoman of Central Otago's Wilding Conifer Control Group says.
Designers and Teviot Valley residents are being encouraged to plan early for this year's tartan-themed events in the valley and enjoy them, as it could be the last time they are held.
Designers are being urged to lodge their final entries for this year's WoolOn Creative Fashion Event.
Otago Fish & Game Council chairman Monty Wright says the council is ready to fight to make sure Contact Energy builds a salmon hatchery at the Roxburgh Dam, as a Contact Energy spokesman says a...
Consultation and co-operation will be crucial to the success of a five-year partnership between the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) and a Cromwell group, the lead adviser for the project says.
Housing issues need to be given more weight by the Central Otago District Council says Southern DHB's medical officer of health, Dr Marion Poore.
Social and emergency response services strained by changes in government legislation and funding are turning to the Central Lakes Trust for extra funding in order to survive, trust chief executive...
A provision in the Freedom Camping Act that allows people to rest at roadsides to avoid driver fatigue does not allow people to sleep in their car "after a night out".
Central Otago ratepayers are about to get more information on their rates increase for the next financial year, but it will be through ''conversations'', not formal consultation.
A new 18-lot subdivision at Pisa Moorings has been approved by the Central Otago District Council hearings panel.
Several new appointments at the Central Otago District Council reflect growth in the district but are also a "reshuffling" of some roles, council chief executive Sanchia Jacobs says.
Almost 1000 tonnes of glass has gone into Central Otago landfill in the last year instead of being recycled, because of contamination in recycling bins.
A joint venture partner is being sought for the Wooing Tree Vineyard development in Cromwell, as the project moves into its next phase.
Fish & Game councils need to change if they are to survive, as fishing licence numbers continue to decline and questions are asked about council governance, national council chief executive...
A rebranding of Alexandra's Centre for Space Science Technology to the Xerra Earth Observation Institute better reflects its focus and expertise, chief executive Steve Cotter says.
The Centre for Space Science Technology has been rebranded as Xerra Earth Observation Institute Ltd, but its mandate will remain the same, Xerra chief executive Steve Cotter says.
Long grass and fire risk have put Central Otago rabbits ''in a winning team'' , as the Great Easter Bunny Hunt is cancelled for the second year in a row.
A 10-year plan for Otago Polytechnic's Central campus will include further expansion of its Bannockburn Rd site, according to a resource consent application.
Government support has been offered to the Otago Regional Council to help it process new water consents in Otago, as fresh concerns are raised about the council's ability to meet the 2021 deadline...
A far-reaching study into Central Otago's housing situation is being done by the Southern District Health Board, in response to concerns about housing in the area.