Vineyard manager at Cromwell's Domaine-Thomson Simon Gourley will represent Central Otago at the Bayer New Zealand Young Viticulturist of the Year 2019 competition at the Bragato conference in...
Love was in the air as candidates were sworn in as New Zealand citizens at a ceremony in Alexandra yesterday.
The prospect of a proposed salmon hatchery at Roxburgh Dam remains unclear, despite "positive" negotiations taking place this week.
Maniototo curler Anton Hood has emerged as one of the sport’s brightest talents and already tasted success on the international stage.
As the world commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, a New Zealand institute that looks down on Earth is celebrating its first two years of operation.
A Cromwell man facing his 32nd conviction of driving while disqualified has been given a chance to stay out of the justice system - but he needs to get his eyesight sorted first.
An answer to Omakau and Ophir's water woes may be a step closer as testing continues at a potential site near the rural towns.
Demand for Central Otago’s social services has spiked as financial woes hit a growing number of people in the back pocket.
Colin James Robinson threatened to kill a man by chopping his head off — and he told police he was going to do it first.
A proposal to locate and exhume graves in the historic Drybread Cemetery and analyse their remains seems to have the support of those in the surrounding district.
A 17-year-old defecated on a toilet seat in a property then sought out towels belonging to the victim, a recent former tenant of the property, and used them to wipe herself.
Police are urging Central Otago residents to come forward with information after a woman was found posing as a ''council employee'' earlier this month.
A proposed expansion of the Otago Polytechnic's Central Campus is an example of ''the future of vocational education'', a panel hearing an application for the development has heard.
An enthusiastic bunch of youngsters had the first opportunity to dazzle on the ice as the five-day Ice Camp began at Naseby's Maniototo Ice Rink yesterday.
No decision has been made yet on the possibility of charging campers a fee for using lakeside sites in Central Otago this summer.