Public assistance has helped catch some of those responsible for recent burglaries in Alexandra and Roxburgh, police say.
Parents are being offered more ideas for how to keep their teenagers safe at a free information evening on sexting, at-risk behaviours and pornography.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan campaigned saying he wanted to bring a different style of mayoralty to the region. Six months into the job, Pam Jones asks how he thinks he is doing.
Two field days advising how to identify signs of wallabies and where to report them are being held in Ranfurly and Tarras next week.
People are being asked to "BYO ideas" to an "open home with a difference" at Vallance Cottage on Sunday.
The case of an Alexandra mother with five children being refused a three-bedroom HNZ house highlights ongoing social housing issues in Central Otago, social service representatives say.
The formation of a housing trust could be the solution to social housing concerns in Central Otago, Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says.
Southern mayors are grateful for a $178 million tourism infrastructure package but a tourist levy is still needed.
New figures from Land Information New Zealand (Linz) reveal up to 600kg of rubbish was collected daily from Lake Dunstan freedom camping sites at times last summer.
A decision to allow a non-complying subdivision in Cromwell without publicly notifying the application has been defended by the Central Otago District Council.
Central Otago lichen specimens destroyed by Australian border officials included a sample that needed government approval before it could leave New Zealand.
Two Alexandra BMX riders have global ambitions as they fundraise to attend the BMX World Championships in the United States in July.
Inadequate ambulance services in Central Otago could lead to "clinical disaster'' unless more are provided, the region's GPs say,
The Maniototo is the latest area to be hit by the real estate boom, as figures show sales for the extended summer period were twice that of the same period last year.
It's a trophy for twits, but the prestige is still significant, those who take part in an annual Lauder ritual say.
The proposed $5.4 million Maniototo Hospital rebuild will not be threatened by a lack of government funding but district council funding is now needed more than ever, hospital leaders say.
Pam Jones finds out about a co-habitation that is threatening one of Central Otago’s endangered species.
Trying to keep its members and the general public safe, the Central Otago 4WD club could be a "poster boy" for responsible off-roading, Otago Conservation Board chairman Pat Garden says.