An Alexandra family has been left shaken and outraged after its cat was found with gunshot wounds to its leg last week.
A lack of suitable industrial land in Cromwell has delayed a business shifting to a new site there, it has been claimed.
Maniototo stalwart Sue Hore has been remembered as a generous community leader whose contribution to her family and the wider district was immeasurable.
Three helicopters using monsoon buckets were helping to fight a vegetation fire near Cromwell earlier today.
A third round of testing of noise levels from orchard frost-fighting wind turbines may be done after results from a second round are finalised, Central Otago District Council says.
Alexandra's youth and church community turned it on during the weekend as almost 1000 people celebrated the fifth annual Alexandra Light Party.
Last year, one plucky duck eluded captors in the annual Alexandra Parent Centre Race, scooting down the Manuherikia and Clutha rivers to reach the Roxburgh Dam 30km downstream, more than a month...
Several spots have broken or equalled their November temperature records as summer arrived with a blast in the South today.
People across the Otago-Southland region are being asked to defer any burning and not to use fireworks, as a total fire ban is declared in Central Otago.
An old fire engine took a former fire chief on his final journey yesterday as Alexandra stalwart John (Jock) Braidwood was farewelled with full fire service and RSA honours.
A Central Otago District Council manager who has died suddenly has been remembered for his "brilliant mind" and commitment to Central Otago and his family.
Central Otago issues will remain at the forefront for one of the strongest voices to speak up for the district in many years.
Oturehua writers and neighbours Brian Turner and Jillian Sullivan have notched up a double success in the New Zealand Heritage Literary Awards.
The new chairman of the Guardians of Lake Dunstan says it was a ‘‘no-brainer’’ to step up to help protect the Central Otago waterway. Pam Jones talks to Duncan Faulkner.
Eight new science and technology scholarships have been added to a swag of tertiary scholarships offered to Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes secondary school pupils.