The Ministry of Education has surprised the Hawea Flat School with plans to move the school 9km away to Lake Hawea in the next seven to 10 years, ending its new classroom project.
Central Otago woke to hoar frost conditions this morning, while up the road in Omarama the temperature plunged to a bone-chilling -10.9degC.
The shortest day also marked the coldest day so far this winter across Central Otago with conditions ripe for the hoar frosts the region is famed for.
One of New Zealand’s oldest pubs, the Ancient Briton in Naseby, went on the market last week, with the owner and real estate consultant hoping to find a buyer who wants to restore the fire-damaged...
More than $500,000 was spent in the Queenstown-Lakes district for the making of new New Zealand film Nude Tuesday.
The images that make up the "Winterstellar" exhibition 2022, which opened at Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery in Alexandra last night, can be a single shot where the camera lens is left open...
How might the community express the Teviot Valley’s identity within Central Otago in the form of new street banners in Roxburgh and how might it fund them?
A search has failed to locate the car that plunged into the Clutha River near the Roxburgh Dam earlier this week, but the driver has been found safe and well.
The driver of a car thought to have gone into the Clutha River near the Roxburgh Dam has been found safe and well, but there is no sign of the vehicle.
Changes have been made to power control systems after a peak in demand during a cold snap yesterday left many Otago households without hot water.
The Central Otago District Council has adopted the Maniatoto spelling of the name of the Central Otago area but will leave it to iwi to make an official change.
A search is under way for a vehicle believed to be submerged in the Clutha River near the Roxburgh Dam.
Police are investigating after reports a car may have driven off the road into the Clutha River near the Roxburgh Dam earlier this evening.
Changes have been made to power control systems after a peak in demand during a cold snap yesterday left some Otago households without warm water.
The Lindis Pass will remain closed overnight as a mammoth effort goes on to clear snow more than a metre deep in many places.
A crucial report on the Manuherikia River has been delayed and it will now be nearly a year after calling for the work to be done before Otago regional councillors see it.
THE best of Central Otago’s young fruit and vegetable growers went head to head last week but only one could be crowned king.
A DISPUTE which started after the felling of pine trees in Alexandra last year was a classic example of how not to handle the pest pine tree problem, a council meeting heard last week.