The first grapes of what is believed to be Central Otago's largest wine crop are being picked at Bendigo.
Ill people and low-income earners are being targeted by an initiative to reduce air pollution in Central Otago.
The 116-year-old St Bathans Hall is having a $12,752 render applied to its mudbrick exterior this week, in a restoration effort aimed at making it as close to its original condition as possible.
Central Otago's Alliance Group shareholders unanimously support the concept of pursuing a meat mega company.
It is possible the Central Otago District Council will spend $300,000 on new public toilets at Cromwell.
Central Otago WasteBusters will install a glass-crushing plant on-site at Boundary Rd in Alexandra if it gets funding of $10,000 from the Central Otago District Council.
The Central Otago District Council roading subcommittee prioritised projects for $1.6 million of government funding at a meeting in Alexandra this week.
One of Alexandra's candidates for the Vincent Community Board by-election this year is taking a look at the Central Otago district from the inside.
The Central Otago District Council has refused to pay for a noise expert to give evidence at an Environment Court hearing for the proposed Project Hayes wind farm development on the Lammermoor Ranges.
Construction of the first ice luge in the southern hemisphere should be completed by winter, allowing Naseby residents and visitors to participate in the downhill adrenaline rush.
The Alexandra Blossom Festival Committee is disappointed only three members of the public attended its annual meeting in Alexandra on Tuesday night.
Cavalcaders from across Otago are gearing up for the 16th annual event - See U in Waikouaiti - with the earliest trails leaving for the small town tomorrow morning.
Ranfurly's 2008 Rural Art Deco Maniototo event is officially open, after last night's launching at the Ranfurly Lion Hotel, followed by a showing of artist in residence Jill Studd's work.
A Blackman Rd house at Earnscleugh, near Alexandra, was gutted after a fire ripped through it yesterday afternoon.
The rising cost of living is generating an increased demand for Salvation Army services in Alexandra.
‘‘We have all been youth and we have all been in trouble.''
A Roxburgh organic produce company is the latest to become entangled with fashion designer Trelise Cooper over the trademark of her name.
Land Information New Zealand (Linz) has decided to put the Mt Ida Syndicate high country property near Ranfurly in full Crown ownership for conservation, although the farming syndicate is already in the process of appealing the decision.
Motorists in Central Otago can expect to be stopped any time, anywhere and tested for alcohol by a new five-officer police squad set up specifically to patrol the district's roads.
Submissions on the Cromwell Golf Club's proposal to sell part of its course to the Cromwell Community Board and lease it back, have been ‘‘flowing in''.