Safety messages concerning the use of fireworks are being reiterated by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) amid a total fire ban in Central Otago.
An unwanted piece of land in Clyde is set to be discarded by the Department of Conservation after the Central Otago District Council decided it was ‘‘surplus to requirements’’.
Work to extract gravel from the lower Manuherikia River is expected to begin over the coming months.
He may be one of the "young bucks" within his car club, but Cromwell’s Leigh Jackson adores the old school charm of hotrods.
It is not clear how well a rabbit-poisoning programme on the grounds of Dunstan Hospital is working.
More than half the parking tickets issued in Central Otago in the last financial year have not been paid.
Objections to a shop sign in Clyde’s main street have not been upheld by the Central Otago District Council and regional heritage agency representatives.
A grass fire has been extinguished today near Alexandra, one of the parts of Otago where a total fire ban is in place.
The finish line is in sight for the Clyde wastewater pipeline project as work in Alexandra heads into the final stages.
An Alexandra family has been left devastated after it had to put its cat down this week after it suffered injuries from what is believed to have been a ‘‘gin trap’’.
Doubts are being raised by former SPCA volunteers and staff following its overhaul of services in Central Otago, which has upset local helpers.
A peeved Clyde resident who has been parking a digger in the town’s main street in protest has not ruled out continuing his revolt.
The river track between Alexandra and Clyde has been sealed off again, a few hours after it had reopened yesterday.
A Cromwell community group is steadily chipping away at the price tag to refurbish a historic building in the town.