Central Otago district councillors will consider whether to declare a climate emergency after getting a nudge from Alexandra school children.
Central Otago's growing population is continuing to strain the resources of Sport Central, Sport Otago leaders say.
A clip-on to Bannockburn's bridge may be built instead of the new suspension bridge previously proposed for the Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail.
Emergency services were called to a crash at the intersection of State Highways 6 and 8B, near Cromwell, this afternoon.
A private plan change could pave the way for a major lifestyle subdivision on the outskirts of Cromwell.
Eradicating lagarosiphon from Lake Dunstan is not possible with existing levels of funding, a Land and Information New Zealand manager says.
Backers of a proposed Alexandra retirement village have been granted a further extension to their efforts to acquire land for the development.
A "devastated" Dunstan High School is preparing to rebuild its outdoor education high ropes course after it was destroyed during high winds earlier this week.
Consent for subdivision work causing significant vibrations for neighbouring houses in Cromwell should not have been granted without public consultation, Cromwell resident Michael Laws says.
Plans to expand Otago Polytechnic's Central Campus have received the tick from the Central Otago District Council.
Four power poles in Alexandra fell down on one night this week, prompting the local community board to again demand answers from lines company Aurora.
The Southern District Health Board may bring in locum midwives to help cover shifts in the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes district.
Fundraising for a full-sized hockey turf in Alexandra is set to begin, following the provision of an area for a new turf in Molyneux Park.
A $5million investment in a Central Otago vineyard has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO).
Six women at the Central Otago District Council are believed to have scored a New Zealand first by making up the first council to have an all-female executive team.
A section of work on the Prospector's Park subdivision in Cromwell has been put on hold following complaints from Michael Laws about vibrations from the work.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has confirmed his bid for a second term as mayor, saying he will be running a ''low-waste campaign''.