The Otago Regional Council will proceed with setting minimum flow levels on the Manuherikia River despite stinging criticism of a report on submissions from its deputy chairman.
A big gap in Alexandra’s retail landscape has been filled.
Preliminary results for the Cromwell Community Board by-election have resulted in Bob Scott being named the successful candidate with 1086 votes.
The Otago Regional Council deputy chairman has described the findings of a report released yesterday on submissions made on five flow scenarios for the Manuherikia River as ‘‘bogus’’.
Submissions made to the Otago Regional Council consultation on five flow scenarios for the Manuherikia River clearly support a flow of 2500 litres per second or below.
The Otago Regional Council has answered criticism of its handling of the Manuherikia River minimum flows process and consultation on the eve of the public release of its findings.
An Alexandra businessman’s 10-year vision to inject life into the town’s main street is finally coming to fruition.
Results of the Otago Regional Council consultation into water management scenarios for the Manuherikia River will be made public next Friday.
Four emergency vehicles from the Queenstown Lakes District are being shipped more than 2000km to Fiji as the country deals with spiralling Covid-19 cases.
A fire that caused extensive damage to a cottage near Cromwell yesterday is a cautionary tale in the disposal of ashes, a fire investigator says.
The Teviot Valley has a local voice on a group investigating the benefits of pumped hydro at Lake Onslow compared with other energy storage solutions to New Zealand’s dry-year electricity problem.
The bulk of rubbish built up against the Roxburgh Dam wall takes one form — the ubiquitous Kiwi jandal.
Toni Jarvis reckons he should be part of the transformation of Oranga Tamariki. Instead he and other lead claimants in a Waitangi Tribunal urgent inquiry into the agency feel ignored.
The transition 10 months since maritime delegation of responsibilities for Lake Dunstan was transferred from the Central Otago District Council to the ORC has been smooth, an official says.
Lochie Win (7) is accustomed to setting himself lofty goals in the name of a good cause and his inspiration is his mum.
Half of the 65-year-old hydropower turbines at the Roxburgh Power Station have reached retirement age and will be replaced.
The first of nine houses to be cleared to make way for a new Countdown supermarket in Alexandra hit the road on Thursday night.
Treatment costing more than $1200 for Fire, the brown tabby kitten rescued by the Clyde Volunteer Fire Brigade, has been fully funded after a national SPCA appeal.
Central Otago’s viticulture sector defied the odds for this year’s harvest, posting a 21% increase over the previous vintage against a 19% fall nationally.
The moon-like landscape of the Earnscleugh Tailings near Alexandra has been named as a category 1 listed historic place by Heritage New Zealand.