Fire and Emergency New Zealand is advising Central Otago residents to remain vigilant, despite a positive start to the summer fire season.
Otago designers are being encouraged to start their creations for this year's WoolOn Fashion Awards, as the dates for the annual event are announced.
A power pole that fell down at Dunstan Hospital on Tuesday night is part of a Southern District Health Board (SDHB) network and not maintained by Aurora Energy, an Aurora spokesman says.
Clear skies and scientific research at Lauder have merged with the arts for the filming of a dance work this summer.
A recovery crew was called to remove items from a dangerous goods truck which ran off the road on the Lindis Pass this morning, injuring the driver.
Millions of dollars will be invested in developing cherry orchards near Alexandra and beside the Lindis River in the next few months.
Power has been restored to many houses in Alexandra affected by a 40 minute power outage this afternoon.
Land and Information NZ representatives will visit lakeshore along the proposed Cromwell to Wanaka cycle trail to discuss the project and planned fencing at Lowburn.
Several Alexandra gym goers were put through their paces yesterday morning during a "metcon" workout session observed by two United States navy officers.
Despite heavy rain, the Cherry Chaos celebration of the fruit went ahead yesterday evening in Roxburgh.
The huge amounts of rubbish collected from four Central Otago freedom camping sites so far this season should be considered "a positive", Central Otago deputy mayor Neil Gillespie says.
Three investigative projects are being planned to collect information for multi million-dollar infrastructure and heritage projects in Clyde.
She arrived not knowing a single person, and left as the chairwoman of Central Otago’s signature fashion event.
Exploring the range of items on sale at the annual Roxburgh Book Sale are volunteers Rod Dyson and Elizabeth Reid, of Roxburgh.