Labour Party water spokesman David Parker disputes a claim Labour's water policy could cost Central Otago farmers $6million a year.
New industrial and business developments in Alexandra illustrate both business confidence and potential in the district, businesspeople say.
More than 1200ha of land has been added to two conservation areas in Central Otago following tenure review.
A Central Otago group set up to support bicultural practices says it is helping educate the community about Maori culture.
Funding for a resource consent for Cromwell’s Central Motor Speedway has been delayed by the community board as it assesses future uses for the site.
The Maniototo Health Services Ltd (MHSL) took a big step towards building its new hospital and rest-home when it last week appointed its project management company.
Habitat for Humanity has much to offer New Zealanders wanting a different travel experience, Catherine Brown, of Bannockburn, says.
Omakau residents have reached the end of their tether with the town’s water supply as they near a month of having to boil their drinking water.
The children of Tarras School deserve the credit for the opening of public toilets in the town after a multi-year campaign, its board of trustees chairman says.
It was shortly after last month’s floods and Omakau man Kevin Kilkelly (49) was at home, halfway through a five-hour dialysis treatment.
Electric cars are the way of the future, Pam Jones discovers, when she takes a Pioneer Energy electric car on a two-day spin around Central Otago.
Central Otago heritage sites will be in jeopardy unless changes are made to the district’s governing heritage trust, its members say.
An investigation is taking place into alleged illegal dumping of septic tank waste on an area near the Clyde Town Belt.
People allegedly stung by an internet scammer on Central Otago buy and sell social media pages are warning buyers to beware.
Temporary measures taken by Aurora Energy to reinforce dangerous power poles are putting the public and linemen at risk, former Delta employee Richard Healey says.
A suggestion from Fish & Game New Zealand anglers can land up to six fish a day is forcing the fishery "down a really dark road", Otago councillor Ian Cole says.
Central Otago’s economy could lose $6 million a year through Labour’s proposed water tax, a strongly-worded letter from Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan to Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says.
Two young farmers' balls in Central in the same weekend? No worries. The ballgowns are ready, and supper's on the go.
An Alexandra couple consider themselves lucky to have escaped injury after a power pole fell on to their property at the weekend.
It is not about being competitive, and it is not about holding your breath.