Central Otago artist Sir Grahame Sydney has labelled wilding pines a "cancerous growth" on the landscape he is renowned for capturing, but the issue of treatment is more complex.
Rules, a complaints procedure and fees were never set as part of the terms of the lease of a holiday park run by a former Canterbury couple but were "overlooked".
Rules, a complaints procedure and fees were never set as part of the terms of the lease of a Central Otago holiday park but were "overlooked".
A 60-lot subdivision northeast of Alexandra is being extensively marketed prior to gaining any of the required resource consents for it go ahead.
The war in Ukraine may be 17,000km away but its impact does not leave NZ unscathed - we are already paying for it at the pump. For Central Otago bureau chief Jared Morgan the impact is not just financial - it's personal.
Police are no closer to finding the motorist who injured a Cromwell cyclist in a hit-and-run almost two months ago.
As far as mountain bike racing goes, it didn't come much closer than a fraction of a second between the two top men’s team as they crossed the finish in The Prospector.
The Prospector has the potential to cement Alexandra as a mountain biking magnet on the world stage, one of its founders says.
The pace of development in Central Otago makes it likely the pace of travel will be reduced with lowered speed limits in 70 locations throughout the district to go out for public consultation.
A controversial data centre proposed for the foot of the Clyde Dam has been granted resource consent, opening the door for cryptocurrency mining in Central Otago.
Perennial labour shortages continue to affect Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture sectors but the overall picture of the district’s financial health is positive.
Central Otago is in dire straits in terms of affordable housing stock but district councillors question the council’s role in addressing the issue or whether there was ratepayer buy-in.
The best of New Zealand’s cross-country mountain bikers converge on Alexandra from Friday for the second edition of the three-day stage race, The Prospector.
Nathan Stratford says there is a camaraderie among the competitive shearing fraternity — until you pick up the hand-piece.
Firefighters deal with what is left of a cottage in Central Otago after fire ripped right through the wooden building yesterday.
A "small dwelling" in Springvale, just outside Alexandra, has been destroyed by fire this afternoon.
The Central Otago District Council says there is little it can do to address a string of complaints against a holiday park it owns.
Allied Press’ Central Otago bureau chief Jared Morgan called Ukraine home for nearly a decade. He talks to friends and former colleagues about their early alarm call as Russia invaded their country.
None of the three submitters against granting resource consent for a data centre to be built in the shadow of the Clyde Dam opted to speak at a commissioner’s hearing on Friday.