A proposal to change the date of this year's Alexandra Blossom Festival has met with further mixed reaction as some people ask why the idea has been suggested only six months out from the festival.
Every day, Tara Dwyer gets to talk to farmers about their businesses and the issues they face.
Cromwell orchardists are concerned about the public health risks of continued freedom camping by fruitpickers.
The date of this year's Alexandra's Blossom Festival could be changed, but opinion on the proposal so far is mixed.
An Alexandra "boy and girl make good'' duo is at the helm of this year's Alexandra Musical Society production.
The use of electric bikes is up in Central Otago and there is nothing lazy or untoward about it, cycle trail operators say.
A request for up to $2 million from the Central Otago District Council towards the Maniototo Hospital rebuild is one of the proposals being highlighted in the council's annual plan.
The group behind a proposed retirement village in Alexandra hopes another hurdle cleared will help its proposal proceed, but says progress has been frustratingly slow so far.
A request to refund a developer’s $132,000 landscaping cost has been declined by the Central Otago District Council.
A 33-year-old Invercargill man has been arrested following a road rage incident in Alexandra yesterday.
A Central Otago couple have more than one thing to be grateful for after a serious crash this week near Blenheim.
A desire to protect Central Otago’s small towns has resulted in the Central Otago District Council (CODC) delaying a decision on whether to contribute $20,000 towards a plan for the district’s...
An Otago Regional Council by-election will be held to fill the Dunstan constituency vacancy created by the recent death of Dr Maggie Lawton.
A Maniototo man has narrowly avoided prison for a drink-driving offence a judge called the worst of its type he had seen.
A Maniototo man has narrowly avoided prison for a drink-driving offence that a judge said was the worst of its type he had ever seen.
The timeline for developing a new drinking water supply from Lake Dunstan has been pushed back to allow more detailed investigation into the proposal.
Hopes that a new variant of the rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus would be swiftly approved in Otago have been dashed.
Rural councils are unhappy about a Bill putting district health boards in charge of fluoridation, as the additive could mean big costs for rural schemes with only a few connections.
Central Otago's summer cherry crop did not quite make the record books but orchardists were still happy with the season, Summerfruit New Zealand chief executive officer Marie Dawkins said.
A draft heritage strategy aimed at co-ordinating protection of Central Otago's heritage is set to be more widely distributed.