Some stretches of highway in Otago have been slammed as "quite appalling" and repair work called "as rough as guts".
More connection between the Otago Regional Council's Dunedin head office and constituents in the regions is needed, a Cromwell woman says.
The final export figures for Central Otago cherries last summer have confirmed what orchardists knew early on in the season - harvests and income were significantly down on the summer before.
A pontoon near the site of a drowning in the Bannockburn Inlet more than two years ago is to be relocated.
Central Otago Queenstown Trail Network Trust chairman Stephen Jeffery remains front and centre in moves to extend cycle trails throughout Central Otago.
Alexandra's new $14.8million drinking water supply could end up costing another $5million because of the discovery in Lake Dunstan of the algae that causes lake snow.
Applications for investors wishing to be part of two multimillion-dollar cherry developments in Otago are being processed.
An action plan for the Central Otago District Council's new economic development strategy will be put in place, as the adoption of the five-year strategy is announced.
Roxburgh woman Vicky Whyte has for years been one of only two female Fish and Game councillors nationwide.
The algae that causes lake snow has been discovered in Lake Dunstan for the first time, Central Otago District Council infrastructure services Julie Muir has confirmed.
All he was doing was cooling off on "quite a ripper" of a day, taking his dogs for a swim in a local swimming hole.
Earnscleugh man Dave Baird is not quite able to shoot ducks from his front porch, although he does not have to go far to do so.
Pam Jones revels in travelling Australia from north to south, soaking up the adventure of train travel on the Ghan expedition, and some fine cuisine along the way.
Police are urging anyone with information about recent vandalism at Alexandra's skatepark to come forward, after racist graffiti was spray-painted at the facility.
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has slammed moves that mean Central Otago women can no longer access a new Wanaka maternity telemedicine clinic.
Two special flyovers will feature at this week's Anzac Day service in Tarras - one atop the community's flagpole and the other in the skies above.
An expanded wilding pine clearing programme is vital to protect Central Otago from the threat the trees pose, the new chairwoman of Central Otago's Wilding Conifer Control Group says.
Designers and Teviot Valley residents are being encouraged to plan early for this year's tartan-themed events in the valley and enjoy them, as it could be the last time they are held.
Designers are being urged to lodge their final entries for this year's WoolOn Creative Fashion Event.
Otago Fish & Game Council chairman Monty Wright says the council is ready to fight to make sure Contact Energy builds a salmon hatchery at the Roxburgh Dam, as a Contact Energy spokesman says a...