From November, the Dunstan Hotel in Clyde will no longer be allowed to discharge treated waste straight into the Clutha River.
Alcohol-related offences in Alexandra have dropped sharply over the last couple of months, since the town's Pie Cart went up in flames, the Vincent Community Board was told yesterday.
Central Otago's only Honda dealership came under scrutiny from one of the company's top men yesterday. Toshiyuki Inuma (left), of Japan, is second in charge of the company's motorcycle division and is in New Zealand for the annual Honda conference in Queenstown, and to celebrate 40 years of exclusive Honda dealerships in the country.
A draft of Central Otago's emergency management plan has been released to the public ahead of community civil defence meetings later this month.
Central Otago district councillors have approved a list of minor roading improvements to be made over the coming three years, although it includes only about 12% of the work that needs to be done.
A total of 120,000 salmon smolt will have been released into the lower Clutha River by today, as part of a clause in Contact Energy's consents to operate hydro dams on the river.
Despite a loan guarantee worth about $20 million less than hoped for, developers of a Tarras irrigation scheme are pleased and grateful the Central Otago District Council is "breaking totally new ground".
District councillors in Central Otago want some young blood around their table.
Developers of a Tarras irrigation project have got their loan guarantee from the Central Otago District Council, although not as much as they had hoped for and with a couple of conditions.
Alexandra's ice rink has been taken over - by the town's figure skaters.
People in Central Otago have an issue with unsealed roads.
Increased demand and near-record prices in some markets are strengthening the New Zealand apple industry, although growers are still yet to see much of those higher returns, due to the unfavourable exchange rate.
A reduced number of councillors and elections at large may become a reality for Central Otago.
The digger that fell into the Clutha River near Roxburgh this month while being used for work on a cycle trail may never be retrieved.
A draft of Central Otago's first heritage strategy has been released for public scrutiny.
Children are travelling up to 120km a day to attend the Maniototo's first kindergarten and moves are afoot to open up the Ranfurly facility to more pre-schoolers.
About 380 grapevines will be sacrificed to give motorists improved visibility at a problem Cromwell intersection.
The digger that fell into the river while working on the Clutha Gold Cycle Trail near Roxburgh may never be retrieved.
Waipiata man Dave Carraher has spent the past four months delving into Naseby's history and the result will soon be on the shelves.
The only complaint visitors seem to have about Naseby's indoor curling rink concerns the cold, but that is about to change.