Alexandra's Jan Willson is not one to let life's obstacles get in the way of her desire to teach.
A link that was missing in Cromwell’s professional sector has been established, exclusively benefiting women across the area who want to network, share ideas or just meet like-minded people.
Wanaka sisters Barbara Cruickshank and Agnes Halloran have plenty of reason to celebrate as they turn 103 and 97, respectively.
Funding for Land Information New Zealand (Linz) to control the lake weed lagarosiphon is to double to $2million a year.
Quad bike crashes in Central Otago have increased by 14% in the past five years, costing the taxpayer more than $1million. Work continues in raising safety awareness. Alexia Johnston reports.
Alexandra business owner Ellen Middendorf believes there is scope for local businesses to benefit from the Budget.
Retaining a memorial to soldiers needs to be considered if Omakau's proposed multipurpose community hub is approved, a resident says.
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.
Chatto Creek's close-knit community will rally together in memory of its fallen soldiers on Anzac Day.
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.
Cromwell woman Rowena Owens is ''relieved and very pleased'' to see Clyde's wartime field gun has been returned.
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.