A team led by an Alexandra-based research company has secured funding to create a world-leading, near real-time assessment tool to the public that will analyse extreme weather events and their link to climate change.
A Cromwell playground and Central Lakes cycle tracks have received the largest grants in the latest round of Central Lakes Trust (CLT) funding.
The man heading a proposal to fly unmanned aircraft over restricted airspace in Central Otago says the technology isn't experimental, but those attending a public meeting in Alexandra have significant concerns.
The whistleblower who first raised concerns about the failure of Aurora Energy to maintain its network says people across Otago will pay the price.
The head of school at the Otago Polytechnic’s Central Campus in Cromwell says he still gets a thrill out of working with those who are learning or beginning a new stage in their life.
The Senior Blossom Festival Queen event at this year's Alexandra Blossom Festival has been cancelled because of a lack of entries, but organisers are hoping the event can be reinstated next year.
People who witnessed a recent helicopter goose cull at Falls Dam, near St Bathans, say what they saw was distressing, but the company behind the cull says it's a standard part of pest management.
Central Otago’s mayor wants to talk to Air New Zealand about its call for a new major airport outside Queenstown and Wanaka, possibly closer to Cromwell and Alexandra.
Anglers say the state of rivers and lakes is "horrific" as E. coli rates worsen in nearly a third of Otago’s freshwater bodies.
The latest residents’ survey in Central Otago provided no surprises and the "usual offenders" of issues caused the most concern within the Central Otago district residents, councillors...
Firefighters have been sent home after finding out a large blaze near Beaumont this evening was a controlled burn.
The organisers of yesterday’s Kilt Canter, Roxburgh Netball Club members (back row, from left) Hayley Hunter, Genna Darling, Natalie Arnesen, Tracey Grant, Brook Reichel, Elise Rae and Laurie Hill...
A proposal to fly 1.6-tonne unmanned aircraft over Central Otago has drawn ire from some aviators and landowners, but the company behind the proposal says the technology is safe.
Take a closer look, and you will see something unusual in the upcoming show of Nunsense in Alexandra.
Roxburgh Area School senior pupils Brooke Johnston (17), of Dumbarton, and Alex Darling, (18), of Ettrick, marked the beginning of the Teviot Valley’s tree-day Tartan Time celebration yesterday, by...
Central Otago theatre is about to reach the international stage, as six thespians prepare to perform at the Norfolk Island Theatre Festival.
The Otago Regional Council is in an "impossible" position after its schedule for minimum-flow setting was defeated, its chairman says.
Debate over the ORC's handling of water issues in Central Otago looks set to continue, as new accusations - including one of a potential $50m annual loss to the region's economy - arise before its policy committee meeting.