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.
Stopping for a herd of elephants mid-run is about as far off the beaten track as Jacqueline Manson has ever been.
Masters and their pooches turned out for the 31st annual Chatto Creek Bark Up at the Chatto Creek Tavern.
Cutting-edge technology allowing emergency services to "go beyond the line of sight" using drones has been showcased in Alexandra this week.
A sack of dead animals floating in the Clutha River has given a walker more than she bargained for.
Fletcher Dowling is not letting his 6ft 2in frame stand in the way of his chance to play alongside Snow White as a dwarf.
A tandem mountain bike is adding a new dimension to Otago Central Rail Trail journeys.
A New Zealand-first development is taking shape at Clyde Orchards — a shed with a retractable roof will house three hectares of cherries.
A former professional road cyclist who hails from Central Otago has avoided further jail time after pleading guilty to selling ecstasy tablets across Perth.
Wanaka woman Lisa Craig is becoming a familiar name at Vogue Knitting magazine HQ in New York.
Curlers took aim at securing a national title in Central Otago at the weekend.
A proposed multimillion-dollar world-class golf resort has taken a hit, at least until submissions have been heard about a planned 900-section subdivision in Cromwell.