A multimillion-dollar sale of a lakeside property near Cromwell has set a record for rural land, the agent who conducted the sale believes.
A proposed four-staged development of the Central Campus polytechnic site near Cromwell should be approved, the Central Otago District Council's senior planner says.
A Wanaka fire-fighting team has taken top honours at a South Island championship, and is now heading overseas to try to repeat its success.
Central Otago's hockey community is being urged to put forward its views on a plan to address strong growth in the sport in the district.
Manorburn Curling Club member Graeme Bell helps out Clyde Primary School pupils at the annual Central Otago primary school curling tournament at Ice InLine in Alexandra yesterday.
A new reference group will help inform the Manuherikia River minimum flow process, Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
An "unprecedented" increase in household waste has meant the amount of Central Otago rubbish taken to landfill went up 16% in one year - and figures are on track to increase again this year.
Alexandra's Thyme Festival may be canned and one Central Otago Reap staff member will be made redundant following the withdrawal of Central Otago District Council funding.
It is ‘‘so far so good’’ for construction on the Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail, although the trail’s most challenging sections are still to come.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has spoken out about the implications of possible further government intervention in Central Otago water issues.
Emergency services are attending an incident in Dunstan Rd, Alexandra.
The Central Otago District Council's policy that says where psychoactive substances may be sold in the district has been rolled over for another five years.
While subzero winter temperatures may be off-putting for some, in Naseby they have been cause for celebration.
A tug of war over Clyde's wartime field gun has ended with guardianship being handed over to the Central Otago District Council.
Alexandra's new $400,000 indoor curling rink seems a certainty following news of almost $200,000 of grants for the project.
Campers may be charged a fee for using lakeside sites in Central Otago this summer.
Alexandra volunteer Jan Pessione’s hard work and humility have been recognised in a national award that honours her volunteering and compassion. She talks to Pam Jones.
An increase in Central Otago rates revenue of 5.6% for the coming financial year was approved by Central Otago district councillors after a low-key discussion yesterday.
A historic Central Otago cemetery could be the next site of a University of Otago research project that locates unknown graves and provides forensic detail of unidentified remains.
Some "shocking" driving in the Kawarau Gorge has prompted a plea from Central Otago police for motorists to follow basic driving rules and stay on the correct side of the road.