Police cars and an ambulance park outside the Cromwell police station yesterday after a man who threatened police had to be subdued with pepper spray.
Autumn has brought some still days and stunning colours to Central Otago, as shown in these two images sent in by ODT reader Derek Whelan.
A lakeside walk or cycle in Lake Hayes is a joy in autumn.
Alexandra's historic Vallance Cottage could overlook a new commercial venture, as expressions of interest are being sought for land surrounding the cottage.
A request for a private plan change for a proposed residential and commercial development at Wooing Tree Vineyard in Cromwell will be notified next week.
For Millers Flat man Alistair Moore, taking a photo of his late father to Anzac services is a sign of respect.
About 200 people attended the 7am Anzac service in Roxburgh to hear long-time resident and former community board member Helen Pinder talk about her father Flying Officer Les Davidson, of 101 Squadron.
The megastructure features of the Clyde Dam and power station were impressive, but it was the release of water down the spillways that really thrilled many of those at the dam's open day yesterday.
From the ugliest and the heaviest to the biggest and best dressed, pumpkins were the vegetable of the day at the Roxburgh racecourse yesterday.
The gravesite of Chinese identity Lye Bow has been discovered through a research project that restored five Chinese headstones at the Alexandra cemetery.
Chinese headstones unveiled at Alexandra’s cemetery this week are some recompense for a generation that did not receive the honour it deserved, those behind the project say. Pam Jones looks at a project acknowledging Central Otago’s history.
New Chinese headstones at the Alexandra cemetery could become part of a proposed Otago Chinese heritage trail, Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says.
A joint effort is the only solution to solving problems with irresponsible camping in Central Otago, those charged with managing the issue say.
Another important stage has been reached for the Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) with the announcement of its directors.
Two nuclear bombs had just obliterated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and New Zealand forces were among those who witnessed the Japanese casualties of war.
Clyde's dam and hydro electric power station will be open to the public tomorrow to celebrate 25 years since the filling of Lake Dunstan began.
Suggested minimum flows for the Manuherikia River would threaten farming, orchard and winegrowing operations in Central Otago and the Otago Regional Council is being ``misleading'' and ``unrealistic'' with what it has proposed.
Wanaka councillor Ella Lawton will step down from her role on the Queenstown Lakes District Council, paving the way for her to stand in the Otago Regional Council’s by-election.
Central Otago’s export apricot crop has been confirmed as 20% down on last year due to a cooler spring and summer rain.
The creation of a new wine festival in Central Otago is a good idea, but just not yet.