UPDATED 9am Sunday July 23Delivery of the Otago Daily Times was affected by road closures due to flooding and slips on Saturday. The Weekend Edition has now been delivered to...
Roads in Central Otago have been badly affected due to heavy rain, snow and ice.
Some Otago children will be able to earn medals while connecting with nature through a Department of Conservation initiative which is spreading to the regions.
Some Otago towns are again regularly exceeding recommended air pollution levels this winter, as the regional council composes a new air quality strategy to try to curb the problem.
A new app released this week shows where wilding pines are an issue, but in Central Otago a large group of people have been concerned for a long time about the trees increasingly making their mark...
Otago took a battering yesterday but the full extent of the damage will not be apparent until this morning.
Alexandra Lions Club congratulated Central Otago fire brigade representatives on receiving a combined $10,000 donation from the proceeds of this year's Alexandra Lions Great Easter Bunny Hunt.
''Exceptional circumstances'' means two Teviot Valley orchardists have received a national honour usually only awarded once a year.
Omakau and Manuherikia Valley residents are being asked what community spaces are needed in the area as the future of the local hall and rugby clubrooms hangs in the balance.
A multimillion-dollar irrigation project in the lower Manuherikia Valley will turn ''rabbit-ridden'' land into productive horticulture and agriculture areas, those behind the development say.
A lifetime of service to Central Otago rowing has resulted in national recognition for Alexandra man Russell Mills.
Mental health campaigner Mike King will return to Central Otago next week for the second month in a row, following an offer to give another presentation for the Otago Suicide Prevention Trust.
Sheep in paddock are flanked by the Hawkdun Ranges, Maniototo, between Becks and Wedderburn, at the junction of SH85 and Hills Creek Rd, during the weekend. PHOTO: PAM JONES
Wait times for routine ultrasounds at Dunstan Hospital are the longest they have been for almost four years, due to population growth and additional ultrasounds now required for pregnant women.
Mediation is continuing between a group of Tarras farmers and the Otago Regional Council over the use of the Lindis River.
Wild weather brought snow to the Lindis Pass and surface flooding to parts of the Upper Clutha and North Otago yesterday, with more expected for the South Island later this week.
The coffers of Maniototo Plunket will not be dipped into to aid failing groups, as was feared before the restructuring of its parent organisation.
A section of SH8 between Cromwell and Clyde was restricted to single-lane traffic for almost three hours yesterday after a car hit a road barrier.
A hub hosting new trades courses is the latest announcement in a multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Otago Polytechnic's Cromwell campus.
The removal of an anomaly that meant Clyde residents received a lower accommodation supplement than people in Alexandra and Cromwell has fixed an inequity, Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says.