More than half the parking tickets issued in Central Otago in the last financial year have not been paid.
It is not clear how well a rabbit-poisoning programme on the grounds of Dunstan Hospital is working.
While much of New Zealand will revel in warm, sunny weather for the next week, things are really hotting up in parts of Otago, with a run of 30DegC days expected in some places.
Objections to a shop sign in Clyde’s main street have not been upheld by the Central Otago District Council and regional heritage agency representatives.
A pair of orchard workers laughed as they sexually violated a woman they had dragged down to Lake Dunstan, a court has heard.
A truck driver has escaped conviction for refusing to give blood following a crash on the Lindis Pass-Tarras Rd last year.
Luggate resident Alastair Stewart was yesterday tending his new lawn with a watering can, following instructions from the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
A grass fire has been extinguished today near Alexandra, one of the parts of Otago where a total fire ban is in place.
The finish line is in sight for the Clyde wastewater pipeline project as work in Alexandra heads into the final stages.
Fire restrictions are in place across Otago a month later than usual as changing weather poses challenges for firefighters.
Civic and business leaders are delighted two new supermarkets may lead to the creation of many new jobs in two Otago towns.
A car fire has caused some disruption to traffic on State Highway 8 between Roxburgh and Alexandra today.
A motorcyclist wearing sneakers, cotton pants and no gloves who was allegedly clocked at 236kmh near Cromwell has been charged with dangerous driving.
Otago's bonspiels could be another victim of a changing climate as the number and severity of frosts are predicted to steeply decline in the region.
People flocked from far and wide to check out the latest offerings at this year’s St Bathans Village Fete yesterday.
Doubts are being raised by former SPCA volunteers and staff following its overhaul of services in Central Otago, which has upset local helpers.