Hot weather in Central Otago over recent days was the perfect excuse for a community water fight.
Several grass fires on the roadside at Fruitlands yesterday gave a stark reminder of just how dry conditions are across Central Otago.
Landowners at a troubled Otago waterway could ultimately see "boots on the ground" after Otago regional councillors decided not to let another scientific report "sit on a desk and gather dust".
Hollywood has come to Otago’s Maniototo in a location not far from the Falls Dam and Hills Creek, just down the road from St Bathans and over the hill from Ranfurly.
It was once known as "the heart of the desert" but anyone visiting the oasis that is Cromwell today might wonder why.
Police are concerned about online comments members of the public are making in relation to an active Alexandra alleged assault case.
Concerns have been raised about proposed changes to whitebait fishing regulations and members of the public are being urged to have their say at upcoming public consultation meetings.
An unwanted piece of land in Clyde is set to be discarded by the Department of Conservation after the Central Otago District Council decided it was ‘‘surplus to requirements’’.
Safety messages concerning the use of fireworks are being reiterated by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) amid a total fire ban in Central Otago.
Water leaking from an unknown source is persistently trickling down a bank in Alexandra, compromising the houses above it.
A day of rodeo and drinking resulted in a wild night of violence for a Ranfurly woman, a court has heard.
Work to extract gravel from the lower Manuherikia River is expected to begin over the coming months.
He may be one of the "young bucks" within his car club, but Cromwell’s Leigh Jackson adores the old school charm of hotrods.