Otago Polytechnic's Central Campus is experiencing ''soft'' numbers as the tertiary year begins, campus manager Kelly Gay says.
Construction of the proposed new two-lane bridge for Beaumont could begin in 2020, it has been announced.
Two men have been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged sexual assault in Cromwell last month.
Trees growing through power lines in Naseby have finally been scheduled to be cut down, a PowerNet spokesman has confirmed.
A Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) fire crew had to free a child from playground equipment at an Alexandra kindergarten yesterday.
Hundreds of schoolchildren from around Otago and Southland are set to join the nationwide School Strike 4 Climate tomorrow.
St John New Zealand has asked the Minister of Health for more funding for ambulance cover throughout the country, saying the volunteer model of emergency care is no longer sustainable.
A group of Alexandra residents say they remain sceptical of explanations from Aurora Energy representatives about the cause of a fire near power lines last month and are angry media were excluded...
Some of the latest in New Zealand and Dutch pipfruit sorting and packing technology has been installed in an Ettrick packhouse, encouraging greater efficiencies and productivity, without losing staff.
The Alexandra Blossom Festival is in the black for another year, having reported a record operating surplus for the 2018 event.
Tussock-covered landscaping created as part of the Pisa Moorings subdivision would be removed in a proposed 18-lot subdivision in the Pisa area.
Executive-level women are front and centre at the Central Otago District Council, making up three-quarters of the executive team.
Power outages in Bannockburn on consecutive weekends have caused unexpected problems for businesses.
Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan has welcomed the establishment of an after-hours healthcare service at Dunstan Hospital, saying it will provide "the same service as before'' but "by different...
A fire in the Maniototo ravaged hundreds of hectares and forced residents from their homes before it was contained yesterday by firefighters supported by eight helicopters.