Clyde's dam and hydro electric power station will be open to the public tomorrow to celebrate 25 years since the filling of Lake Dunstan began.
Suggested minimum flows for the Manuherikia River would threaten farming, orchard and winegrowing operations in Central Otago and the Otago Regional Council is being ``misleading'' and ``unrealistic'' with what it has proposed.
The gravesite of Chinese identity Lye Bow has been discovered through a research project that restored five Chinese headstones at the Alexandra cemetery.
Chinese headstones unveiled at Alexandra’s cemetery this week are some recompense for a generation that did not receive the honour it deserved, those behind the project say. Pam Jones looks at a project acknowledging Central Otago’s history.
New Chinese headstones at the Alexandra cemetery could become part of a proposed Otago Chinese heritage trail, Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says.
Central Otago’s export apricot crop has been confirmed as 20% down on last year due to a cooler spring and summer rain.
The creation of a new wine festival in Central Otago is a good idea, but just not yet.
A new Wings and Wheels event to be held on Alexandra Blossom Festival Sunday this year could be ''bigger than Ben-Hur'', festival event manager Martin McPherson says.
The dumping of up to 200 empty kina shells in a popular Alexandra swimming area in the Clutha River has been called ''irresponsible''.
The woman who helped organise a petition backing a Cromwell Memorial Hall upgrade she is ''gutted'' the community board has now voted to halt all work on the project.
Almost $500,000 invested in Alexandra's airport is money well spent, Central Otago District Council property and facilities manager Mike Kerr says.
The number and value of building consents for houses in Central Otago have soared over the past two years.
Wine-lovers at yesterday's Clyde Wine and Food Harvest Festival helped fund an important wine exchange between two of the world's great pinot noir regions, organiser of the event Promote Dunstan said.
Central Otago's bunny-hunting vehicles were topped by an African-themed creation at the Great Easter Bunny Hunt at the weekend.
A $1.4 million grant towards plans to refurbish the Cromwell Memorial Hall is "great news" and appreciated for its pragmatism, community board chairman Neil Gillespie says.
Provide as much money as possible now and repay it later.
The Maniototo Lions Club could fund the entire $240,000 of the new-look medical centre in the proposed Maniototo Hospital rebuild, through a giant community project.
Wyndham shooter Russell Udy claims his bunny-hunting vehicle this year was "nothing special", but it still had three seats on the back and towed a caravan that would double as sleeping quarters "and a cookshop".
The Central Otago District Council has called a meeting with Land and Information New Zealand in the wake of increasing complaints about "irresponsible" camping in Central Otago.
While chocolate bunnies may be on the menu for some this weekend, Central Otago's real rabbits are under attack as the annual Great Easter Bunny Hunt gets under way.