The Central Otago District Council has adopted its new cemeteries bylaw, with a few tweaks.
Six previously unknown graves have been discovered at Drybread Cemetery, only days into a month-long archaeology research project.
One person in a moderate condition was taken to Dunstan Hospital by St John ambulance after a fire damaged two vehicles, at the Chalets Holiday Park in Cromwell yesterday.
Exactly what the Central Otago District Council’s role in managing private water schemes was under the proposed Water Services Bill led to debate yesterday.
A focus on youth means young people across Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago are among the largest beneficiaries of grants from the Central Lakes Trust through 2020.
Researchers have already uncovered unmarked graves at the 150-year-old Drybread Cemetery in rural Central Otago.
One person has burn injuries after two vehicles caught fire at the Chalets Holiday Park in Cromwell this afternoon.
Roxburgh's Cherry Chaos has been cancelled this summer as the event becomes an indirect casualty of Covid-19.
A Central Otago man charged with a raft of sexual offences against two young girls asked his partner for forgiveness when he appeared in court today.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging Otago and Southland residents to make sure rubbish fires are fully extinguished, as hot, strong winds blast across the southern region.
Testing of summer swimming spots starts soon in Otago, and people are being asked to look out for potentially toxic algae.
Researchers will today begin the excavation of parts of the historic Drybread Cemetery in Central Otago in a bid to locate unmarked graves.
Award-winning children’s author Kate De Goldi describes about how the Central Otago landscape and climate shaped her and her photographer husband Bruce Foster’s work during their year as artists-in-residence in Alexandra.
Clyde could be home to a new $200 million retirement village if plans are approved by the Central Otago District Council.
The only way to recover more than $600,000 from a couple who ran an Alexandra car dealership before it was placed in liquidation is via text message or email.
Details remain sketchy of the fatal crash on State Highway 8A between Tarras and Luggate on Thursday night.