Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture sector acknowledges it underestimated interest from Kiwis in seasonal work and is struggling to deal with "skyrocketing" applications, an industry...
Opponents of the proposed new international airport at Tarras had their moment in the limelight at a Christchurch City Council meeting yesterday.
Central Otago fruit growers are not only failing to respond to Kiwis applying for work but also doing a poor job of advertising for staff, a union representative says.
Central Otago’s horticulture and viticulture sectors say there is room for improvement when it comes to recruitment — and it is due to juggling work demands with recruitment.
The Auckland woman believed to have been murdered on Saturday, Elizabeth (Ying) Zhong, was the owner of the Carrick vineyard and winery at Bannockburn, in Central Otago.
Opponents of the proposed international airport at Tarras have been allotted 10 minutes in which to express their concerns to Christchurch city councillors.
Charlotte Jean Maternity Hospital is a labour of love. Almost 24 years ago, Melissa Fortune became the first baby born at the hospital in Ventry St, Alexandra. So began a legacy that would play out for the next 23 years.
Rough weather was not enough to dampen the spirits of punters at the Central Otago Racing Club’s annual meeting, held at the Cromwell course yesterday.
Transport is responsible for more than three-quarters of the Otago Regional Council’s greenhouse gas emissions, but purchasing carbon offsets will not be the solution.
An exemption allowing 2000 Pacific workers into New Zealand to work on vineyards and orchards could be too late for some Central Otago cherry growers.
A Central Otago community was left scrambling when their power was cut for six hours yesterday without notice.
Historical and future journeys were celebrated yesterday as three Otago mayors officially opened the Central Otago Touring Route.
New Zealand needs a plan to help migrant workers pick fruit and vegetables, or prices will soar and farms could go bust, writes Swati Nagar.
A new touring route has been launched in Central Otago aimed to encourage people to explore further off the beaten track.
The northbound lane of State Highway 8 in the Cromwell Gorge was closed for about 35 minutes today after a car hit a safety barrier.