Sections in the Quail Haven subdivision in Roxburgh are not available for building on because of engineering issues of concern to the Central Otago District Council.
A working party set up to look after the old Alexandra bridge piers is attempting to become a legal entity in order to apply for funding.
This year's record-breaking wine harvest in Central Otago will present challenges, as increasing production will strain facilities in the district.
Cromwell's newly opened $3.3 million swim centre could be closed for up to two months after an early morning electrical fire yesterday caused extensive smoke damage.
Meridian Energy has applied to build a third wind monitoring device as part of its planned $1.5 billion Project Hayes wind farm, claiming "you can never have too much data".
About 100 people attended the launch in Alexandra on Monday night of a collection of winning garments from the annual WoolOn Creative Fashion Event.
Poilice believe a fire which gutted a derelict house on Melmore Tce, Cromwell, during Saturday morning was deliberately lit.
Central Otago is regarded as having the most suitable climate in New Zealand for growing organic crops, and increasing demand from international markets is seeing a rise of organic conversion in the district's horticulture and viticulture.
Central Otago has the second-best performing economy in New Zealand, according to a report from Business and Economic Research Ltd (Berl).
They are not All Blacks, but Clyde rugby players who toured the world for their sport at their old clubrooms during the weekend gathered to celebrate their feat.
An English couple yesterday should have celebrated one year of international travel, but instead they were coming to terms with a van crash near Becks, in which their temporary home was smashed.
Family members of a man badly injured in a car crash near Clyde on Wednesday say they are receiving messages of support from people in the community.
Alexandra's 312 new ratepayers will each receive a $200 remission on the Central Otago District Council's (CODC) recreation and cultural rate.
Environment group Save Central has received an estimated $200,000 from the public since launching its national media campaign on Sunday.
Wrecked and abandoned cars are being cleared from Alexandra's recreation sites and recycled for World Environment Day.
The annual Blossom Festival in Alexandra is proving it is never too late to change.
Sun strike might have been a contributing factor in a head-on collision between two vehicles travelling between Alexandra and Clyde yesterday afternoon.
Meridian Energy is not likely to extend its proposed Project Hayes wind farm development with an additional 113 turbines.
Central Otago artist Grahame Sydney says he has received a positive reaction to his comments about nuclear power, published in yesterday's Otago Daily Times.
Strong winds blew atop the Lammermoor Range in Central Otago yesterday when the panel hearing the Environment Court appeal against Meridian Energy's proposed Project Hayes wind farm inspected the 92sq km site.