Television New Zealand's First Crossings show has raised a couple of eyebrows within the Otago Conservation Board.
Despite the Department of Conservation (Doc) approving the release of grass carp in North Otago, the Otago Conservation Board opposed the decision and still has reservations.
What does it take to feed 300 hungry Rogainers? - six pumpkins and 20kg of onions, to be made into 70 litres of pumpkin soup; 25kg of dried pasta, to be made into salad; 13 cabbages and 11kg of carrots, to be made into coleslaw; 57kg of potatoes, to be mashed; 600 sausages and 300 bread rolls.
As you open your paper this morning, more than 300 people will be preparing to navigate their way around the hills surrounding Bannockburn, some may already be out there, battling the elements.
Reports in a farming newspaper this week about Tarras Water Ltd finally giving up on its irrigation plan were not quite correct, company chairman Pete Jolly says.
A management plan that details the use and future options for the eight parks and reserves in the Teviot Valley is out for public consultation.
Cromwell woman Noeleen Scott has been recognised for a lifetime of achievement with induction into the Bowls New Zealand Hall of Fame.
After a heated debate earlier this week, the Vincent Community Board resolved to leave on the table the issue of whether to bank a piece of land or let part of it be subdivided, for the incoming board to decide.
A power-sharing arrangement between Alexandra's ice rink and pool is a step closer after the Vincent Community Board this week agreed to put the matter out for public consultation.
Sue McLellan, of Pisa Moorings, screamed at her daughter Jade to get to the living room and hide behind the couch yesterday morning as wild weather battered their home.
Clyde's chief fire officer, Richard Davidson, has warned those burning rubbish on their property to be aware embers can often restart fires that appear to be out.
A clear message of zero tolerance for drugs has been made at Cromwell College, with three pupils expelled after drug-related incidents.
Ranfurly volunteer firefighters douse a small fire beside State Highway 85 between Ranfurly and Kyeburn yesterday afternoon.
The six rural fire authorities in Otago may join forces in an effort to eventually save money and improve effectiveness.
In one of its shortest meetings to date the Central Otago District Council imposed a special liquor ban to cover the forthcoming Alexandra Blossom Festival.
If you are hoping to take part in the Teviot Valley Scottish Week whisky tasting but have not yet got a ticket, you are out of luck.
With a twinkle in his eye, 86-year old Alexandra retiree Jan Belt flashes his hands at me to indicate the number of Blossom Festival floats he has worked on in the last 56 years.
The Cold Gold Clutha dredge pulled off the Clutha River near Roxburgh almost a year ago is once again on the hunt for gold.
The former Molyneux Park Charitable Trust had $995.22 in its bank account and no physical assets when it was placed into liquidation, the second report of Insolvency Management Ltd says.
For the first time in almost 100 years, people yesterday walked inside the old, original Bendigo School.