About 200 Alexandra Primary School pupils form a giant T-shirt for Pink Shirt Day yesterday.
Gavan Herlihy has had a lifetime on the land and says rural support trusts are a lifeline for many farmers "when the chips are down".
Models (left) Tessa Treadwell-Burke, of Wanaka, and Claire Scofield, of Alexandra, get made up ahead of the WoolOn dress rehearsal yesterday by Alexandra hair stylists Cathy Pankhurst (left)...
Farming is all John Thornton has ever known.
Four top young fruit growers will compete this week to be crowned the best in Central Otago.
A 36-year-old South Taranaki man who threatened police and had to be pepper-sprayed has been refused bail because of concerns about his mental state.
A $6m-$8m movie planned for filming in Maniototo will have significant benefits for the area, CODC economic development manager Warwick Hawker says.
Secondary school rock-band entries in this year’s Smokefreerockquest have surged, particularly in Central Otago, prompting organisers to hold heats there for the first time.
A former Cromwell man killed in a workplace incident in Australia this week has been remembered for his strong leadership qualities and community spirit.
A new interagency truancy project that is a first in Central Otago is already achieving results, those behind the initiative say.
It is not a ''trendy topic'', but a new Central Otago pelvic floor physiotherapy service can transform people's lives, those involved with the initiative say.
An environmental group and the Department of Conservation will work more closely in their effort to rid the Makarora area of introduced predators.
A month-long poisoning operation will cover more than 23,000ha in the Teviot Valley.
A request by organisers of a new Central Otago wedding fair for seed funding has raised the question whether community boards should finance commercial enterprises.
The Vincent Community Board has supported a ''no-brainer'' move to extend the main area of Alexandra's indoor stadium.
A decision to halt the proposed Cromwell Memorial Hall upgrade stands up legally but could be considered a governance failure, a legal opinion about the issue has found.
Funding of the Maniototo health facility rebuild was discussed, and land sales deferred, at a meeting in Ranfurly yesterday.
An Alexandra group is pushing ahead with a plan to bring a community heating scheme to the area to clear the air of log-burner smoke.
The Clyde underpass is being transformed into a vivid Central Otago landscape, thanks to an Alexandra painter.
LED street lights will mean clearer nights for Central Otago, but some Naseby residents seeking to establish the village as a dark-sky destination want the council to go even further.