Control over who can close earthquake-prone buildings was a key issue at the first meeting of the Maniototo Community Board after the local elections.
The Vincent Community Board has approved up to $80,000 for detailed seismic assessments and cost estimates for council-owned earthquake-prone buildings in the Vincent ward.
There may be more muddied waters ahead for Roxburgh as work to upgrade some culverts is yet to begin.
Weeding out the competition, Alexandra Primary School pupil James Avenell (13) has been awarded Top Junior Bright Spark at the national competition for young inventors.
Central Otago is ''like being transported to heaven'' for Wellington couple Kate De Goldi and Bruce Foster, the latest artists-in-residence at Alexandra's Henderson House.
Rabbit populations are causing concern across Central Otago and the Lakes district and the Otago Regional Council (ORC) needs to be open to new solutions including genetic modification, newly...
Wanaka woman Vienna Kupa has been named Building Apprentice of the Year at the IAG New Zealand Trades Scholarship awards.
Mayor Tim Cadogan and his council were sworn in at the first meeting for the new term yesterday at the Central Otago District Council offices in Alexandra.
Creativity and connection with the heritage of New Zealand was on display at the Central Otago Arts Gold awards in Alexandra recently. Simon Henderson talks to the award winners.
Boundary issues at Roxburgh Cemetery remain unresolved for Teviot Valley orchard owner Geraldine Cooke.
Bannockburn artist Odelle Morshuis peers over the fence at a town of wooden houses filling an empty sheep pen at Cairnmuir Station Woolshed during the Artists of Bannockburn exhibition.
Young Wanaka ornithologist and ‘‘changemaker’’ Jack Sandford will bring his passion for birds to the public when he speaks during the six-day One Summit at Lake Wanaka Centre this month.
History is being revealed in the Clutha River below Roxburgh Dam, as ribs of wood and steel break the surface of the water.
Giving anything a go is the key to a good life for Kath Hughes, of Clyde, who celebrates her 100th birthday today.
Alexandra's scientific community is making headway and two local organisations have been part of successful grants in this year's Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund.
Liam Eagle (3), of Roxburgh, is ready to celebrate all things Scottish with his toy bagpipes and tartan top at Teviot Valley Educare.
Community, creativity and commerce were celebrated last night as the Central Otago Awards took place at the Roxburgh Entertainment Centre.