A family had to find alternative accommodation after an A-frame house at Caulfield St, Ranfurly, was hit by fire today.
Opponents to a housing plan adjacent to the Cromwell Highland Motorsports Park believe the "McDonald's" type of housing was not needed.
An outreach programme bringing smiles to the faces of Alexandra rest-home residents is being expanded to other generations.
A Central Otago space radar is on track to start cleaning up space soon, but the location of the facility is not known - yet.
As temperatures drop and winter starts to bite, several Otago Daily Times regional reporters received some winter driving training in Wanaka in preparation for continuing to bring key coverage and photos to readers.
An investigation is under way after a truck crashed near Tarras yesterday morning, closing the highway for almost six hours.
New Zealand tourism leaders say collaboration and offering a point of difference needs to be a prime focus in Central Otago.
The hearing into a controversial plan change that would allow a 900-lot residential development in Cromwell had to be adjourned when it was claimed "a potentially significant document" had been introduced as new evidence.
The response to concerns about "appalling" state highways in Central Otago is a bit light on detail, the Central Otago district councillor who raised the concerns says.
One person is injured after a Toll transport truck crashed and ended up on its side, blocking the highway near Tarras this morning.
Commissioners hearing evidence to allow a housing development on the outskirts of Cromwell were told the town will run out of capacity to grow within 14 years under the current district plan.
No-one will be prosecuted in relation to the death of a Maniototo man following a tree-trimming incident in Ranfurly in January, a WorkSafe spokesman has confirmed.
Winton Group's chief executive has likened his proposed River Terrace development on the outskirts of Cromwell to a McDonald's restaurant moving next door to a ''Mum and Pop''-run hamburger shop in a NZ country town.
Historic Clyde landmarks are set to feature in an international film production which begins shooting in the Central Otago town next week.