Cromwell’s community and elected members have been discussing what to do about Cromwell’s Memorial Hall for more than 16 years. When will they make a decision?
Local picks and shovels made a fair contribution to the construction of the Cromwell Memorial Hall, Cromwell man Jim Woods (93) says.
Roxburgh's mushy cherry extravaganza will be even more chaotic than usual as more events are added.
No-one envied a truck driver performing a three-point-turn with a 75-tonne gold dredge in tow in Roxburgh yesterday as the piece of machinery was transported to Beaumont.
The Otago Regional Council will be keeping a close eye on river levels this weekend, in light of a severe weather watch issued by the MetService.
Maniototo's fundraising spirit is to the fore in support of a $5 million upgraded health facility in Ranfurly. Other funding proposals are also in the pipeline.
Scrawled behind the counter of Naseby’s Black Forest Cafe is a drawing of former owner Wendy Becker, who died last July, with a hat saying "boss".
As parts of the region are battered by rain, Central Otago orchardists are assessing the damage ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations.
Strong winds played havoc with Aurora Energy’s aged network yesterday and cut electricity to more than 2000 customers across Otago.
Central Otago cherry producers are flying helicopters low over their orchards to dry off raindrops and protect thousands of tonnes of their product headed to Asia to feed rapidly growing demand from Chinese New Year revellers.
A Central Otago man who sexually abused two female relatives, bribing them with lollies, has been jailed for nearly eight years.
Recent tagging near Ophir and on an Alexandra church has Central Otago police trying to stamp out the ''very uncommon'' offending.
Some of the biggest names in rodeo are stampeding down to Lawrence next week for the district's annual summer rodeo.
Nicholas Birch had been out of prison less than three weeks when the lies started again.
A car crash temporarily blocked the main highway to Queenstown from Cromwell reducing traffic down to one lane.
A notorious fraudster who lied to a judge in court, in what is thought to be the first case of its kind, has been jailed for nearly two years.
Police are advising motorists to be "patient and take extreme care'' after a crash involving a bus and a car towing a trailer in the Lindis Pass yesterday.
A thief who stole $70,000 of metal from a Central Otago company has failed to have his convictions overturned.
Three boys and their father had a close call today when the vehicle they were in slammed into the back of a bus on the Lindis Pass near Ardgour Rd.
A man has been charged with indecently assaulting a child who was on a school holiday programme in Alexandra at the time, police say.