The Central Otago District Council says it needs to learn to ''accommodate the new normal'' if more frequent weather emergencies mean its roading budget continues to be overspent.
It’s not the royal wedding, but it’s something just as undeniably British. Colin and Judy Winter, of Dunedin, get ready for a ride in their 1900 Wolseley, nicknamed "Grandma" at the Central Otago...
Battling for the ball in the first Central Otago girls’ junior rugby competition game at Molyneux Park in Alexandra yesterday are (from left) Florence Nelson (12), of the Wakatipu team,...
Some Central Otago high school pupils have received an opportunity many sports fanatics could only dream about.
Preparing for the Tri Nations Women’s International Hockey tournament in Cromwell are (from left) Japanese national captain Natsuki Naito, New Zealand national captain Ella Gunson and Australian national captain Emily Smith.
The Central Otago District Council will decide how to manage more than $400,000 in debt from Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) after the Otago Mayoral Forum later this month.
Land Information New Zealand has announced the creation of a high country advisory group to help make better decisions for New Zealand’s high country regions.
The mother of a child who has been to the Roxburgh Stand Children's Services village three times is "absolutely gutted" about its closure.
Members of the Australian women's hockey team, the Hockeyroos, are making themselves right at home for the Cromwell Tri Nations hockey tournament.
The closure of the Roxburgh village for vulnerable children has been described as ''desperately sad''.
A Cromwell speedway champion has died after plunging 60m off a Catlins cliff shortly after rescuing two of his mates.
To tell the 30-year history of Central Otago's community mental health service, staff will hide a "time capsule" in a secret location in their offices across the road from Dunstan Hospital, not to...
She has never been overseas, never been on a plane and had to get an emergency passport for her trip.
Firefighters attended a chimney fire at the Alexandra Heights Motel at lunchtime today resulting in the main highway being reduced to one lane.
The final Central Otago district electric car charging station is now operational. Power to the Cromwell station was connected on April 30. The station was installed outside the local i-Site on...
Strong winds cut electricity to more than 1500 Otago properties, threw power lines to the ground and felled a tree, partly blocking a highway yesterday.
Delays have beset the former Lawrence courthouse restoration once again, as one potential funder has asked for an earthquake assessment report.
As the sun rose on Saturday in Central Otago, hundreds of people took to the outdoors, hunkering down in maimai and beginning the long-held tradition of duck-shooting.
Alexandra firefighter Mark Briggs extinguishes a van fire near Alexandra on Saturday afternoon.
A car burst into flames on a rural road near Alexandra this afternoon.