Maniototo curler Anton Hood has emerged as one of the sport’s brightest talents and already tasted success on the international stage.
The prospect of a proposed salmon hatchery at Roxburgh Dam remains unclear, despite "positive" negotiations taking place this week.
An answer to Omakau and Ophir's water woes may be a step closer as testing continues at a potential site near the rural towns.
Residents in Central Otago are being reminded to exercise common sense when discarding ashes.
A "near-miss" incident near Milton on the opening weekend of duck-shooting season has been confirmed by the Otago Fish & Game council.
The evening chill will be lit to thrill Cromwell this weekend.
Police are urging Central Otago residents to come forward with information after a woman was found posing as a ''council employee'' earlier this month.
An enthusiastic bunch of youngsters had the first opportunity to dazzle on the ice as the five-day Ice Camp began at Naseby's Maniototo Ice Rink yesterday.
A late penalty from Goats' co-captain Ben Maxwell helped Cromwell hold off Arrowtown in a tense White Horse Cup battle at Anderson Park on Saturday.
A proposed site for a new wastewater pump facility in Clyde is favoured by the Vincent Community Board.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand believes a small rubbish fire near Cromwell yesterday was deliberately lit.
Emergency services are responding to a small rubbish fire near Cromwell which is being treated as "suspicious".
Central Otago's rural community says the area's worsening wallaby problem could be catastrophic for farming in the region.
Dozens of "bikies" gathered in Chatto Creek near Alexandra for the 30-year anniversary of the Chatto Creek Motorcycle Club on Saturday.
There was a reunion of the Miller brothers, originally from Ranfurly, at the New Zealand Curling Championships in Naseby over the weekend.
The Central Otago premier club playoff picture is complete as Arrowtown, for the second time this season, tipped up defending champion Upper Clutha on Saturday.
Growing community concerns around the retention of doctors in the Teviot Valley are shared by health providers in the area.
Keeping air quality levels in check continues to be a tough task for residents in the regions.
Water levels are rising at Alexandra's Lanes Dam following repairs to a leak at the previously barren site.
Police and fire crew respond after a car crashed into a ditch along State Highway 8 near Clyde yesterday.