Central Otago’s MPs have weighed in on the pending labour shortage in the horticulture and viticulture sectors.
Central Otago police were called to Lake Dunstan early yesterday morning after a member of the public reported a vehicle, believed to be a ute, was partially submerged in the water.
A Covid-19 world has forced some people to switch careers in order to stay afloat, while others have hit reset on their lives. Reporters Alexia Johnston and Simon Henderson talk to people settling into new jobs and industries in Central Otago.
An Alexandra bench dedicated to the memory of a popular teacher and volunteer firefighter has disappeared.
A Central Otago district councillor has been left scrambling to salvage New Zealand’s longest-running festival following a viral cyberattack.
Fiordland is pitched to the unsuspecting visitor as a place "beyond belief" because, quite frankly, you have to see it to believe it. Alexia Johnston reflects on her time spent enjoying one of NZ's treasures.
Cheese rolls have proven to be a recipe for success in propping up wages for an industry in need of support.
Another morning of sub-zero temperatures and fog greeted many Central Otago residents today, bringing with it the makings of a hoar frost in some areas.
Cashed-up expat New Zealanders are helping the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes real estate market defy predictions of a downward spiral in a post-Covid-19 environment, agents say.
Contractors are back at work on the Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail with hopes of completing the project in the new year.
Maniototo farmers are capturing audiences far and wide after swapping their essential service roles for toilet rolls.