Perhaps not unusually in such situations, an instant bond developed between Tazy the kitten and Frans Duplessis (11) when they first met at the Alexandra SPCA about six weeks ago.
It would be fair to say Tom Landreth, of Cromwell, has earned more than just a cup of tea.
Chatto Creek's close-knit community will rally together in memory of its fallen soldiers on Anzac Day.
A history enthusiast did not need to rein in plans for an ambitious building project in Naseby.
Four men, four wheelchairs, four identical injuries caused by the same sport - it is a scenario Ross Ormsby, Brad Hayward, Phillip Booth and Neil Cudby are all too familiar with.
Wanaka's midwifery sector is still stretched, prompting a growing number of expectant mothers to base themselves in Dunedin ahead of their new arrival.
People flocked from far and wide to enjoy the various aspects at this year's Central Otago A&P Show, one of many in the area taking place in the coming weeks.
Drones are proving to be the way forward for musterers as they attempt to keep up with technology — and their stock.
Dogs and their masters are going to new heights in their bid to be the best in the field.
Cromwell woman Rowena Owens is ''relieved and very pleased'' to see Clyde's wartime field gun has been returned.
The Otago Central Rail Trail is on track to have its busiest year on record.
Adult apprentices are bucking the trend in Alexandra. Typically, apprentices were school leavers keen to get into the trades by training on the job, but it is becoming increasingly popular among a growing number of adults.
Support for Alexandra’s proposed new two-lane ice rink is growing.
Community support is being called on to help further develop Alexandra's Iceinline complex.
Emergency services were called to a blaze at Earnscleugh late this afternoon.
Anyone concerned about possible freedom camping in inappropriate areas across Central Otago is urged to contact the Central Otago District Council.
Historians from as far away as Australia are taking a step back into Central Otago’s gold mining era this week.
Conquering a gruelling 330km trail run in 113 hours is no mean feat - just ask Alexandra athlete Glenn Kelly.
Seamus Hart, of Alexandra, holds a strong lead towards the finish line during last night’s Round the Clock Race.
Omakau is on the list of seven tracks Australian administrator John Messara has recommended closing to thoroughbred horse racing in the lower South Island.