Former Aucklanders Jan and Grant Bean are proof of Naseby's growth and its attraction as a place to live for those wanting a complete change of pace.
A group of South Island children are spending their school holidays hurtling down the ice at Naseby's newly-built outdoor luge, the first of its kind in New Zealand.
The Tarras Young Farmer Club is reforming, more than 20 years after it disbanded.
Naseby could host an annual ice festival with the establishment and growing popularity of curling, ice skating, and natural-ice luge facilities in the township.
The Maniototo Area School's roll will be expanded by overseas pupils next year when up to 20 teenagers from Bangkok, Thailand participate in an exchange to the small rural community.
A mammoth fund-raising effort is under way in Ranfurly for 10 Maniototo Area School pupils to attend a sporting and recreational tournament in Whangarei.
The RadioWorks office in Alexandra is merging with its Queenstown counterpart in a move the company says will benefit listeners in both areas.
The family of a Clyde man badly injured in a car crash near Alexandra on June 4 are thrilled with his recovery and hope to see him home soon.
The Otago Regional Council is investigating complaints that up to 1000 dairy cows were grazing in ponds close to the Taieri River at Patearoa.
Police are not ruling out the possibility of further arrests in relation to the stabbing of a 22-year-old Alexandra man last week.
A new voice is controlling the airwaves throughout the Maniototo from today, as Burn 729am says goodbye to its long-time station manager Amie Pont.
The annual midwinter market at Clyde, held at the Clyde Town Hall yesterday, attracted more than double the crowd it did last year.
Contact Energy has withdrawn its Environment Court appeal against Meridian Energy's proposed $1.5 billion Project Hayes wind farm on the Lammermoor Range.
Cromwell's active population is making the most of a new gymnasium as NRG Health and Fitness memberships have increased by 20% in the last six weeks.
Urban Central Otago residents wanting to keep roosters on their property are still not able to do so, to help keep the neighbourhood quiet.
The right environment growing up is crucial to allow young people to develop leadership skills, MP Lianne Dalziel told a group of young Central Otago people at a seminar in Cromwell yesterday.
Doug Winter is pleased he can now support his favourite rugby team in public after policing in Taupo for seven years.
Shirley Alabaster is the latest person to be awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by the Alexandra Rotary Club, which is the highest honour the club can make.
An upgrade of Alexandra's historic bridge piers could include decking between the piers, providing a walkway cross the Clutha River.