Up to 300 people turned out in Cromwell on Saturday to farewell not only a complete stranger but a man who died generations before anyone in attendance was even born.
Grants totalling more than $20,000 from two applications have been approved by the Cromwell Community Board.
A Central Otago District Council manager has been awarded a fellowship for his service to horticulture.
An unknown gold miner, whose remains were discovered buried near Cromwell four decades ago, has been reburied today, giving him a final resting place more than 140 years after he died.
An unexpected discovery at a historic gold-mining settlement in Central Otago shows people tried to create a sense of home despite the outpost being short-lived.
Aurora Energy has issued a mea culpa in the form of a letter to Clyde residents following a series of unplanned power outages in the Central Otago town.
On the eve of the first anniversary of its opening, the Lake Dunstan Cycling and Walking Trail in Central Otago has been given "Great Ride" status.
The dogs may be the stars of the show, but behind the scenes of the South Island sheep dog championships, two men and their horses are the unsung heroes.
Ratepayers in the Teviot Valley and Vincent wards both face increases of at least 5% in their ward rates.
On paper it looks pretty, but a relatively new arrival from Europe is not that welcome in Central Otago.
More than $30,000 in community and promotions grants were approved by the Vincent Community Board on Tuesday.
Funeral notices are to be published for an unknown gold-miner more than 140 years after his death as preparations for his burial next week enter their final stages.
The leaderboard at the 4pm call on the third day of the South Island sheep dog trial championships at Earnscleugh Station (in no particular order).