Concerts for up to 4000 people proposed at a million-dollar development in Bendigo should not be permitted, a recommendation to the Central Otago District Council's hearings panel says.
Alexandra resident Mary Tritt helps create the Alexandra Musical Society’s "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat" Alexandra Blossom Festival float.
A "harrowing" report into Central Otago's housing issues says radical solutions are needed to address the accommodation crisis in the district.
The local authorities which dealt with the Teviot Valley's flooding issues received mixed report cards at last night's "meet the candidates" session in Roxburgh.
Pioneer Energy has announced a record dividend to its owner and charitable funder, the Central Lakes Trust.
Ask any person on the street and the answer will be variations of the same. The major issues in Central Otago are water and housing, with a dose of the environment on the side.
Cromwell's golf course emerged as an election issue following a packed "meet the candidates" evening in Cromwell last night.
A multibillion-dollar proposal to build a massive storage lake above Roxburgh and Millers Flat for a pumped hydro storage scheme that could produce electricity in a dry year is to be revisited.
Three Central Otago designers have been chosen as the only Otago finalists in this year’s World of Wearable Art (Wow) show. Pam Jones talks to them about the ideas and the dedication that has seen them recognised internationally.
Noise measurements from a frost-fighting turbine that is 100m from a family's home show Central Otago District Council rules about the turbines are "the real problem", the family says.
Tougher design controls are needed to protect historic St Bathans from inappropriate development, a group of residents and property owners in the village say.
Emergency services attended a two-vehicle crash at the Deadman’s Point Bridge, at the intersection of State Highways 8 and 8b, near Cromwell, yesterday.
A glimpse of a plan that will chart the Lakes district's future over the next 30 years and beyond has been revealed for the first time.
Plans for a not-for-profit retirement village in Alexandra have changed tack and will now focus solely on a Central Otago District Council-owned piece of land, backers of the project have announced.
Action plans for three key issues facing Central Otago have been developed following a community hui in Alexandra.
A joint house-building project to raise money for the Cromwell St John ambulance station rebuild has been announced by the Cromwell Lions and Rotary clubs.
A timeline for reviewing the Central Otago District Council's district plan is being prepared by council planning staff and leaders.