Alexandra was a town where time stood still yesterday as the ‘‘clock on the hill’’ locked at 8.30am after a power cut in the Little Valley area on the outskirts of town.
If anyone asks Cromwell’s Brad Pako to split wood for them the answer is a firm ‘‘no’’.
The Central Otago District Council has yet to be notified of an Environment Court appeal lodged by the developer behind a controversial Cromwell subdivision.
A rates increase of 16.5% is proposed for the Teviot Valley ward.
A 4.9% increase in rates across the whole Central Otago District Council region is being proposed, but the reality for urban residents is somewhat different.
The annual roar of hundreds of motorcycles echoing off the frozen hills of the Ida Valley will soon be a memory.
Community groups in and around Wanaka are unhappy only one representative from each can attend focus groups on plans for Wanaka Airport.
Some Alexandra residents may face a rates hike of 13% as part of a total 9.4% increase across the Vincent Ward area.
Fear of dogs was behind opposition to a resource consent application for a boarding home for dogs near Luggate, the Central Otago District Council hearings committee was told this week.
Boaties are urged to be cautious of floating debris in lakes Wakatipu, Wanaka, Hawea and Dunstan following last week’s torrential rain that brought widespread flooding to Otago and Southland.
A Cromwell roofer has been reunited with his canine companion three days after she went missing after a single-vehicle crash.
Three people have been injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash near Clyde this afternoon.
A dog is missing after running from the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Monday morning.
A campervan caught fire on State Highway 85 near the intersection with Springvale Rd shortly before noon yesterday.
Seven people died on Otago and Southland roads in January marking a bleak start to 2020.