The use of electric bikes is up in Central Otago and there is nothing lazy or untoward about it, cycle trail operators say.
A request for up to $2 million from the Central Otago District Council towards the Maniototo Hospital rebuild is one of the proposals being highlighted in the council's annual plan.
The group behind a proposed retirement village in Alexandra hopes another hurdle cleared will help its proposal proceed, but says progress has been frustratingly slow so far.
A request to refund a developer’s $132,000 landscaping cost has been declined by the Central Otago District Council.
A desire to protect Central Otago’s small towns has resulted in the Central Otago District Council (CODC) delaying a decision on whether to contribute $20,000 towards a plan for the district’s...
The timeline for developing a new drinking water supply from Lake Dunstan has been pushed back to allow more detailed investigation into the proposal.
Central Otago's summer cherry crop did not quite make the record books but orchardists were still happy with the season, Summerfruit New Zealand chief executive officer Marie Dawkins said.
A draft heritage strategy aimed at co-ordinating protection of Central Otago's heritage is set to be more widely distributed.
Maniototo's new area school principal says he will continue to lead by example as he takes up a new leadership role in the community.
An application to rezone the Cromwell saleyards as an industrial area has been approved, subject to a modification about landscaping along one boundary of the area.
A strategic plan identifying the future needs for sports and facilities in Central Otago has been proposed.
This year’s WoolOn Creative Fashion event will feature some "exciting" new elements, but they are under wraps for now, organisers say.
A recommendation to return Crown land being sought for an Alexandra retirement village will be debated by the Central Otago District Council this week.
An alternative proposal for Alexandra’s Ice Inline rink will have a new plant installed this year and heat expelled from the rink being used to heat the nearby swimming pool.
A grass fire extinguished near Lauder yesterday could have been far worse, a local fire officer says.
Owners of earthquake-prone buildings in Central Otago have plenty of time in which to consider and undertake earthquake strengthening work.
Earth is just 12cm, the sun almost 14m and Jupiter a barbed wire ball somewhere in the middle.
Central Otago identity Jim Clouston has become the first person in New Zealand to complete 50 years in the Grand Lodge, and the national honour extends to international circles as well.
Cromwell's strong population growth is translating into increases in school rolls in the town, principals say.
Ranfurly teenager Amanda Voice has her sights set on a world quarter horse event next year, and she and her steed, Wade, are well on their way.