Emergency crews have extinguished a chimney fire in a Ranfurly house, while linesmen are on their way to attend to fallen power lines elsewhere in the Maniototo.
The Alexandra Primary School float "Jurassic Park" won the people’s choice category at the Alexandra Blossom Festival procession on Saturday.
Alexandra's annual spring festival looked more like summer at the weekend, as crowds flocked to make the most of temperatures that reached almost 20degC.
A film featuring Alexandra woolhandler and shearer Pagan Karauria is set to screen in Alexandra next week.
The long road travelled by Central Otago families visiting loved ones with dementia in Dunedin has sparked a proposed new community approach to care.
Seamus Hart, of Alexandra, holds a strong lead towards the finish line during last night’s Round the Clock Race.
Incredible video has emerged of a car reversing off Beaumont bridge before rolling down a nearby bank.
A doubling of cherry plantings in Central Otago in the next five years will create significant accommodation shortages for staff, a Central Otago labour market report has predicted.
The next phase of the Cromwell Masterplan programme is about to begin, after four areas were selected for more feedback.
New citizens, hailing from nine countries around the world, talked about the beauty of Central Otago during a swearing-in ceremony in Alexandra on Friday.
A woman in her 60s is being transported to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter following an incident on the Otago Central Rail Trail this morning.
A multi-million-dollar expansion of the Mt Difficulty cellar door and restaurant complex will further boost Central Otago's growing wine tourism sector, those behind the development say.
A Central Otago woman who swindled more than $100,000 from her intellectually impaired sister had three years of lies laid bare in court.
The director of research at the Centre for Space Science Technoloy in Alexandra has announced her resignation, just six months after beginning the role.
Three insects never before recorded in Australia or New Zealand have been found in fossil beds at Bannockburn.