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.
More than 200 properties in the Teviot Valley are to be affected by an ''abnormally'' high number of power outages lasting several hours over the coming weeks.
A Cromwell builder convicted of his 32nd driving while disqualified offence has been given a chance to stay out of the justice system - all because he got glasses and passed his driver's licence.
An Alexandra cafe manager who stole more than $24,000 from his employer used some of it for "luxuries".
A popular children's author has been asked not to speak at a retreat for Catholic school principals in Central Otago, after defending a disgraced bishop's sexual relationship with a young woman.
The pilot killed in a microlight crash near Hyde, in Otago, more than two years ago had let his passenger take the controls, an accident report shows.
Nine hours of "heart and concentration" is ahead of Alexandra-based shearer Stacey Te Huia, as he attempts to break a world record.
A permanent reminder of those who sacrificed their lives for their country now greets visitors at Clyde and Alexandra cemeteries.
Affordable housing has re-emerged as a key issue for Central Otago following the recent local body elections.
Bumps and scrapes are a part of childhood but for Alexandra youngster Tait Payne, having "butterfly skin" means they take a far greater toll on him.
Preparation work for the clip-on bridges to feature on parts of the Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail has begun.
A state-of-the-art radar has catapulted Central Otago into New Zealand's $1.8 billion space industry.
A near-century-old church in Central Otago is set to be sold in the next fortnight, following three years of negotiations between church owners and residents.
More than 20 years after sexually abusing a 5-year-old boy, a Central Otago business owner and family man has been brought to justice. However, his identity will remain a secret.