An earthquake-related assessment report on the Cromwell Memorial Hall says the building has an extremely high risk of being earthquake prone.
A Cromwell dairy owner who chased a robber from her shop with just a saucer says she was not afraid, just "very, very angry".
A man has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after a car fell in the Kawarau River on the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown this morning.
Health officials say even if a district-wide after-hours GP service closes in Central Otago, that type of service will not end.
"Soliloquy" was the tough word of the night at the year 9-10 Otago Daily Times Extra! Central Otago spelling quiz last night and one team from Cromwell College says it was thanks to that word that they won.
The first word pupils were asked to spell yesterday evening at the Otago Daily Times Extra! Spelling Quiz in Central Otago was ''action'', setting the tone for spirited competition.
Police say three reported burglaries in two weeks in Alexandra is "unusual'', especially two of the same style.
A district-wide Central Otago after-hours GP service is set to close at the beginning of next month because of a "staffing crisis''.
The community demanded the Otago Regional Council take action to improve a proposed minimum flow plan for three Central Otago catchments at public meetings in Cromwell yesterday, saying not all...
Busy at the needles for World Wide Knit in Public Day at the Cromwell Public Library on Saturday are (from left) Jan Wilson, Jill McColl, Margaret Hansen and Carolina Merrilees, all of Cromwell.
To win a 44km mountain run covering snowy peaks, frost and barren Central Otago landscapes, Jonah Smith says you need "adaptability and guts".
More than $21,000 was awarded to organisations from Central Otago and the Queenstown-Lakes district by the Central Otago freemasons in Alexandra yesterday.
Alexandra’s museum and art gallery Central Stories did not receive $70,000 for a collections manager in the Central Otago District Council’s 10-year plan, despite support from leading arts figures.
The Central Otago District Council has agreed to add more than $500,000 to staffing budgets through its new 10-year plan to meet "pain points" in the organisation, most of which will be...
Central Otago teachers heard from representatives of the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA) about the union's new plans for negotiating pay rises and better working conditions with the...
Rates for Central Otago will increase by 4.5% on average in the first year of the district's new 10-year plan, to pay for big projects.
The question of growth was one of the big discussion points at Central Otago District Council 10-year plan submission hearings yesterday.
An astronomical group says it was taken in by a "grand rip-off" from a Timaru telescope company after the product it ordered failed to arrive.
You might call it living in a fridge, but for Euan Baxter, of Fruitlands, it has been his winter life for the past 30 years.
Bone-chilling hoar frosts, intense fog, waking up to temperatures of -11.7degC in a tent.