Dunedin historian, doctor, writer and Lawrence Chinese Camp Charitable Trust chairman Dr James Ng has had an illustrious career in a professional and voluntary capacity. Pam Jones asks him about an ongoing project close to his heart.
The Cromwell Community Board has decided to carry on with plans for a $5.4million upgrade of the Cromwell Memorial Hall — but only just.
The Otago Central Rail Trail is usually a motorbike-free zone, but an exception has been made for a Mars Explorer creation.
The formal search has begun for the people who will lay the foundation for the Alexandra-based Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST).
A proposed Cromwell Memorial Hall upgrade could be back on, as a report about the hall's future recommends external funding be secured and previous contractors invited to re-tender for the project.
On the back of a significant wartime anniversary, Pam Jones explores the place that began World War 2 for the United States.
Lula the labradoodle took centre stage at much of a Hayes Engineering Works operating day at the weekend.
Feel-good, interactive, fun and non-judgemental - the ukulele has it all, Dunedin player Hyram Ballard says.
The Teviot Valley's scenic back country raised thousands of dollars for local causes yesterday.
Graham Logan not only travels in style to the Vincent County Rally in Alexandra, he sleeps pretty comfortably there as well.
Keeping it local is the secret to the success of Otago’s growing craft beer industry, those in the game say.
A suspected sighting of potentially toxic cyanobacteria algae in the Albert Town lagoon is the first in the waterway, Otago Regional Council resource science manager Dr Dean Olsen says.
Cromwell’s community and elected members have been discussing what to do about Cromwell’s Memorial Hall for more than 16 years. When will they make a decision?
Pam Jones puts herself in the hands of a bayou pro as she heads upriver among snakes and ’gators.
Farmer’s markets are adding a summer flavour throughout Central Otago, where seasonal and artisan products take centre stage in a variety of settings.
Water quality in Otago has been good so far this summer, Otago Regional Council seasonal recreational water quality testing shows.
Birthday commemorations took centre stage at the Woods family reunion in Alexandra, with four upcoming birthdays celebrated as well as the gathering of the clan.
Christchurch luger Jack Leslie has claimed third placing in the first track luge junior world cup race of the 2016-17 northern hemisphere season .
Lake Dunstan education and enforcement officer Shayne Hitchcock, of Alexandra, is out and about on the lake this summer, keeping an eye on business.
The weather was a complicating factor, but entrants in Fashion in the Field put on a brave showing at the blustery Roxburgh Trots.