Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has decided to close his law practice to focus more on ``the mayoralty''.
Possible changes to how health boards pay for hospitals are unlikely to affect plans for a proposed rebuild of Maniototo Hospital in Ranfurly, Maniototo Health Services Ltd (MHSL) manager Geoff...
A digger fire that was extinguished without any danger to people or surrounding property could have been far worse if the fire had occurred in a grassed area, Alexandra Volunteer Fire Brigade...
Otago-Southland rural firefighters sharpened their skills at regional pump competitions in Alexandra this weekend but some of the host-town firefighters turned heads for some sharp attire.
Cromwell and Eastern rugby players did their mate Andrew Grubb proud on Saturday, putting their all into the inaugural Andrew Grubb Memorial Game.
Central Otago's apple industry is set to pump up to $200 million into the region's economy this season, Pipfruit New Zealand chief executive Alan Pollard says.
One of the latest installations in a Promote Dunstan project is a reminder of the rich history of the Moa Creek region. Pam Jones explores some of the region’s landmarks and remains.
A second wallaby shot in the Maniototo within seven months points to a growing problem that will impact significantly on Otago’s rural economy unless more action is taken, the Otago Regional Council says.
The Otago Rural Fire Authority has decided not to seek costs from three farmers who lit fires during a fire ban.
The Cromwell Community Board has approved funding of $140,000 to landscape a buffer zone along McNulty Rd.
A memorial rugby game being held this weekend in honour of talented sportsman Andrew Grubb, will hopefully become an annual event, those planning the game say.
Beaumont station runholder Abby Hore has won a national Horse of the Year title, and says the victory is all the sweeter for winning it on a horse she bred herself.
A major milestone has been ticked off for the Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST), but the next round of work is only just beginning, the CSST trustees say.
A community campaign to purchase an Elizabeth Stevens painting for a permanent, public Alexandra collection has been successful and the $3000 sought has been raised.
Chinese tourists are being wooed by Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan through a new app he is investigating for the southern region.
Enforcement of car-parking restrictions in Cromwell and Alexandra's town centres is about to begin, but it will be friendly to start with.
A Maori welcome is set to become a permanent part of Central Otago District Council citizenship ceremonies, following a well-received debut and at the request of Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan.
It was a "big seed to sow", and 25 years ago Fleur Sullivan could hardly have imagined the Goldfields Cavalcade would become what it had today, she said.
The beginning of cardiology telemedicine clinics at Dunstan Hospital paves the way for even more opportunities in a "new era" of consultation and treatment, hospital general manager Karyn Penno says.
A financial surplus from last year’s Alexandra Blossom Festival has pleased organisers, but they are planning a community event to gather more support.