The axe has fallen on two Central Otago iSites and seven jobs as the district's council grapples with cutting costs in the wake of Covid-19.
Speculation is rife two Central Otago i-Sites could close, possibly affecting seven staff, but their employer is neither confirming nor denying that is the case.
There is room for improvement in how the Central Otago District Council values it assets, Audit New Zealand says.
Southland councils are hoping to pick up tools for shovel-ready projects shortlisted for Government funding.
An Environment Court appeal regarding a controversial Cromwell subdivision has been withdrawn — ending the two-year saga of plan change 13.
An appeal to the Environment Court regarding a controversial 900-lot Cromwell subdivision has been withdrawn.
A proposal for a 160-lot subdivision on the outskirts of Cromwell has been altered to address concerns raised about it, its developer says.
The Government’s Three Waters Review could lead to a fundamental change in how local authorities operate.
Teviot Valley residents have rallied around Vanuatuans stranded by the Covid-19 pandemic by providing clothes for a winter the visiting workers did not expect to experience.
Shovel-ready projects in Central Otago may be a step closer to being approved for state financial backing after being shortlisted to receive government support.
The future of rabbit control in Central Otago remains with landowners and occupiers as the Otago Regional Council seeks feedback on what to do with its pest control assets.
Austerity is not an option is the message as Central Otago grapples with its post-Covid-19 annual plan.
Full cuts to grants to the Roxburgh Community Pool are off-limits in the Teviot Valley ward’s operating budget for the 2020-21 annual plan, according to its community board.
Central Otago foodbanks are bracing for demand to increase as the impact of Covid-19 filters through the district.
A Cromwell Golf Club application for early renewal of a lease of council-owned land has been declined.
A Poolburn father has dismissed Aurora Energy’s claim it is "keeping the lights on" during Covid-19 as "rubbish" as parents try to home-school until schools open next week at Level 2.
A Maniototo farming family is being credited with protecting the largest remaining scroll plain wetland in New Zealand.
The operating budget of the Cromwell ward for the 2020-21 annual plan has been reduced by $221,000 as a result of Covid-19.
A video extolling the virtues of Alexandra has gone viral as the town looks towards post-lockdown life.
Alexandra's biggest annual event — the Blossom Festival — is still marked on the calendar, dependent on how New Zealand moves out of its Covid-19 restrictions.