Pandemic preparedness has revealed there is room in Central Otago cemeteries, but you may not be able to book a plot in advance.
Routine checks did not flag the dangerous slip looming over State Highway 8 near the intersection with State Highway 8B and Deadmans Point Bridge, near Cromwell.
The Coastguard has rescued two people after their boat got a flat battery and started drifting on the Clutha River.
Traffic is likely to remain restricted to one lane near Cromwell for the next few days due to a slip looming over SH8 near the intersection with SH8B and the Deadman's Point Bridge.
Addressing and regulating the management of cemeteries in the district will be at the centre of a full meeting of the Central Otago District Council today.
Unauthorised mountain bike tracks are damaging public conservation land in Central Otago, the Department of Conservation says.
Road crews and geotechnical advisers are aiming to keep the road open overnight following a huge landslip which has shut the southbound lane on the Cromwell-Clyde Road on SH8.
Cheese rolls have proven to be a recipe for success in propping up wages for an industry in need of support.
Bodies being held at cold storage facilities on orchards were considered as part of Emergency Management Central Otago’s Covid-19 pandemic plans.
Work put in during the Covid-19 lockdown has led to Dunstan Hospital’s radiology and X-ray department being granted official accreditation.
Cromwell's burgeoning population has prompted one medical practice to future-proof for increasing demand.
Central Otago-based actor Sam Neill is one of three New Zealanders to have been made a 2020 Arts Foundation Icon.
A Central Otago lamb has been found to feature in a film following last week’s shout out in the Otago Daily Times.
The Cromwell Swim Centre’s pool heating system is likely to be upgraded subject to council approval.
A grant application for $2500 for the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust has been declined by the Teviot Community Board due to lack of funds.