Ice and debris have reduced the inflow of water to "critically low" levels at the intake of the Moa Flat rural water scheme.
Despite thick mud and downpours, the record for the gruelling 160km Great Naseby Water Race was smashed by almost an hour at the weekend.
Anne Pullar is stepping down from her role as the Central Otago District Council’s community services manager after 12 years.
For 10 years a creative collective has been responsible for running Cromwell’s Hullabaloo Arts Space. Reporter Jono Edwards discovers why this set-up is an artist’s dream.
The Millers Flat community is "over the moon" after confirmation Faigan’s Store will live once more as a restaurant, cafe and grocery store.
"Only another 15 laps to go", a runner calls out cheerfully as the first lap of an endurance event spanning 100 miles (160km) is completed at Naseby.
If the Westpac bank’s Ranfurly branch closed, as was being threatened, Maniototo customers could well retaliate by changing banks, a protest rally in the town was told yesterday.
About 300 people turned out in Ranfurly today to protest the proposed closure of the town’s only bank.
Farmers in Tarras are prepared to go all the way to the Environment Court to protect their livelihoods.
Prime Minister John Key says the Government has only "moral persuasion" when trying to convince Westpac to not close its Ranfurly branch and 18 others across the country.
Wheelie bin collections and roading have overtaken water quality as the main concerns for Central Otago residents who completed the annual survey carried out by the district council recently.
A fundraising concert will help three Central Otago brass band players to attend the Shanghai International Music Festival next month.
The Otago Regional Council wants to keep conversations flowing with Manuherikia irrigators about potential water restrictions in the river.
Horses have given plenty to Genevieve Crawford in her young life, and now she is paying them back tenfold.
There's no need to travel to Rio to win gold, as a large-scale alluvial mining operation near Roxburgh has got resource consent. However, opposing neighbours may appeal.
Central Otago voters have the choice of three locations so far to hear election candidates speak.
Opposition to the proposed closure of the Maniototo's only bank is ramping up.
A company is one step closer to striking gold near Roxburgh as a large-scale alluvial mine operation receives resource consent.
Gaining a $65million contract for Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes highways maintenance will provide job security for Fulton Hogan staff as well as having a positive flow-on in the community, the...
After travelling more than a million kilometres, Kevin "Rock" McCrorie has finally parked for good.