The weather for this year's Central Otago wine vintage was the warmest since 1956 and tonnage was up, on trend with the rest of the country.
The NZ Transport Agency is still waiting for a letter from the Central Otago District Council explaining why the council needs more funding for local road maintenance.
At 25, this year's Central Otago Young Winemaker of the Year, Ben Tombs, has already had a long career in the winemaking industry.
Gravel road maintenance in the Central Otago district may have to be cut if the local council does not receive more government funding.
Council staff are investigating a significant drop in water levels at a popular Alexandra picnic spot.
The closure of both public pools in Central Otago at the same time over the school holidays for maintenance has upset pool users.
The lead planner at the Central Otago District Council has resigned at a time when the council's planning department is under pressure.
Winning the top prize for its grade at the Brass Band National Championships for the second year running was a happy surprise for the Roxburgh Pioneer Energy Brass Band.
A child's idea to hold a light festival near Alexandra not only exceeded his expectations but his family's too, as double the amount of people expected turned up.
A housing trust has made an official submission for a site it is looking to build 70 affordable homes on to be included in Arrowtown's urban growth boundary.
Police have criticised a man who filmed himself driving at speeds of up to 160kmh and then posted the footage on social media.
New Zealand officially became home yesterday for people who became citizens in a ceremony in Alexandra, held at the Central Otago District Council chambers.
A small-scale Central Otago energy generator says he only learnt he needed to temporarily shut off his power when he read the newspaper on Saturday.
Five months after the disappearance of Alexandra man Christopher Bates, his father is making a plea to the public and asking for more help.