Traffic was reduced to one lane on the Alexandra bridge early this afternoon after a truck carrying an excavator became wedged.
The Central Otago Queenstown Trails Network Trust will discuss options for part of a new cycle trail from Cromwell to Wanaka, after the section past Brittany Cove was left in limbo.
A refurbishment of the Central Otago District Council offices has gone over budget and will now cost more than $1 million, councillors have heard.
Central Otago ratepayers are in line for an average 5.6% rates increase for the coming financial year, although growth in the district means the "real rate" is lower than that.
An application to rezone land near Highlands Motorsport Park for a 840-house development should be declined, Central Otago District Council planning consultant David Whitney says.
Controversial fencing proposed at Lowburn for a new Central Otago cycle trail has been shelved, as the trust behind the project says it has reached ''a compromise''.
A development plan for the Cromwell Lakes Equestrian Club will be done before any decision's made about helping fund a $450,000 irrigation project there, Cromwell Community Board members say.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan is taking the Otago Regional Council to task for what he calls its ''stupid idea'' to put a stock truck effluent disposal site on the Ripponvale straight.
An Aurora Energy deputation has assured Central Otago district councillors it is doing everything possible to improve the condition and reliability of the district's power network.
Cromwell's 60-year-old memorial hall should be demolished and a new multipurpose cultural centre built in its place, a group wanting to steer the future of the hall has said.
A Cromwell group is wanting to steer the development of a new multi-purpose Cromwell cultural centre and is asking for authority to knock the existing memorial hall down.
A request for $150,000 funding towards improving irrigation at the Cromwell Racecourse should be deferred until a development plan has been prepared for the land in question, a Central Otago...
Services at Dunstan Hospital will have to be expanded "at some point'' to cope with strong growth in the region, Central Otago Health Service Ltd's new general manager says.
Another round of staff appointments has been made at Alexandra's Centre for Space Science Technology, although the head of research position remains vacant.
The low flows of the Manuherikia River would "surprise" many Central Otago residents, Otago Fish and Game Council officer Nigel Pacey said following a multi-stakeholder inspection of the river.
A group of Alexandra residents say they remain sceptical of explanations from Aurora Energy representatives about the cause of a fire near power lines last month and are angry media were excluded...
Trees growing through power lines in Naseby have finally been scheduled to be cut down, a PowerNet spokesman has confirmed.
Construction of the proposed new two-lane bridge for Beaumont could begin in 2020, it has been announced.
St John New Zealand has asked the Minister of Health for more funding for ambulance cover throughout the country, saying the volunteer model of emergency care is no longer sustainable.
Tussock-covered landscaping created as part of the Pisa Moorings subdivision would be removed in a proposed 18-lot subdivision in the Pisa area.