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.
For 25 years three women have reigned over the Alexandra Blossom Festival’s Senior Queen competition. Now they are abdicating.
Christopher Bates’ parents want someone to remember something that leads them to their son. There's been no sign of the Alexandra man since he disappeared more than three years ago. A cold case, and cold comfort. Jared Morgan reports.
Cromwell residents are being encouraged to offer odd jobs to horticulture workers between harvests this year, through an ongoing campaign geared at encouraging them to stay.
A national appeal has been launched for a brown tabby kitten called Fire who had her hind leg amputated after being rescued from a precarious situation in Central Otago.
A one-two punch in the form of a large-scale theft by a former manager, followed by the impact of Covid-19, have forced a central Alexandra cafe to close its doors permanently.
An Alexandra mother hopes the mystery of her son’s disappearance will be solved one day but also realises she is unlikely to ever see him again.
Hundreds of homes in Alexandra and Cromwell could face a $1000 bill after their properties were identified as discharging stormwater into the towns’ wastewater systems.
Heartland Central Otago’s economy will be decimated if minimum flows for the Manuherikia River are raised, business owners say.
The manager of transport company Summerland says he would have taken a bullet for the former employee who betrayed his trust and stole from the company.
The wandering spirit in one of New Zealand’s most famous watering holes can rest a little easier with news her home is in good hands.
Otago's newest, and only, knight to be named in this years’ Queen’s Birthday honours list believes his honour stems from the growing maturity of New Zealanders as a people and as a nation.