The word "legend" is apt when it came to Millers Flat man Ian Beel, a longtime friend says.
The green flag is likely to waved on a 57-lot subdivision at Highlands Innovation and Technology Park near Cromwell.
Central Otago vineyards rely heavily on two labour forces and the Covid-19 pandemic has put paid to both. Central Otago bureau chief Jared Morgan reports.
Central Otago residents are being asked to muck in or be more hospitable than usual in a bid to make up some of the seasonal worker shortfall.
A shearer who twice struck a lamb because it broke his shearing comb, causing injuries that resulted in its death, has been jailed for 16 months.
A woman who dealt cannabis to Alexandra teens as young as 13 has been jailed for 23 months.
Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture sectors are questioning why fishermen from countries rife with Covid-19 have been let into NZ when their workforce comes from countries untouched by the pandemic.
A programme aimed at empowering Central Otago girls via outdoor adventure has had its "girl power" objective boosted by a $25,000 grant.
The impact of looming labour shortages in the horticulture and viticulture sectors in Central Otago is expected to spiral into the industries that service them, leaders say.
Former Queenstown employers of a New Zealand woman killed in Melbourne by a man she had just begun a relationship with have been left reeling at news of her death.
The words Oranga Tamariki catch in Tony Jarvis’ throat.
The success of a rabbit control operation in Central Otago has been tagged as a "case study" in how landowners and councils can work together to control numbers.
Winemakers across Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes are toasting a National Party pledge to allow vineyards and cellar door wineries to charge for tastings.
The merger of two southern business advocacy groups poses an opportunity for Central Otago to join forces with the Wanaka and Queenstown chambers of commerce and potentially break ties.
Ongoing planning for the Covid-19 recovery in Central Otago needs to take a collaborative community approach and not be seen as being led by the council.
Roxburgh's business community is bracing for the economic fallout from the loss of ni-Vanuatu workers and backpackers for the coming fruit harvest, and jobs are on the line.
A Central Otago parish has decided to sell a historic church in Clyde on the open market despite attempts by a trust to buy it.
Fruitpickers could also have the the pick of the views around Clyde if a consent for a cherry packhouse and workers’ accommodation on the hillside above Lake Dunstan is granted.
Information looks set to be replaced with education at Alexandra’s former i-Site.
The Clyde Dam spillway has been putting on a modest show of late — as it opens to allow water to drain from Lake Dunstan — for two reasons: an outage and heavy rain upstream.