Two rescue helicopters were sent to a crash in Central Otago this morning which left two people with serious injuries.
A Central Otago pinot noir won top prize - from 1400 wines entered - in the revamped New Zealand Wine of the Year Awards.
Mother and daughter Rachel Andrews and Gina Andrews (9), of Ranfurly, are passionate in their pursuit of colour.
Otago Polytechnic students will be brewing up lager and pale ale at their new facility in Cromwell - which has just been officially named the Rough Rock Brewing Company.
Martin Hess was meant to be driving an ambulance this weekend, but his brother had to call St John and tell them one of their volunteers had died in a mountaineering tragedy in the Southern Alps.
The notion that "We would rather be yuppies than yokels'' will be up for debate in Oturehua tonight.
Concerns from some Cromwell Community Board members about expansion of the Cromwell Aerodrome continue, but no formal requests have been made for a report to consider the future of the facility -...
High profile Maniototo farmer and irrigator Geoff Crutchley has called on the Otago Fish & Game Council to do things differently when dealing with rural communities, following an adversarial...
A mountain guide with Central Otago links who was killed near Mt Cook this week may not have lived permanently in Central Otago but was still "part of the community".
Concept plans for a hospital within Cromwell's Golden View Lifestyle Village (GVLV) have been approved by the Cromwell Community Board.
Warnings are in place for Dunedin and parts of the South as "a significant wind and rain event" bears down on the country.
There is a new leader in the "race" to be the youngest direct descendant of a war veteran at events marking the centenary of the battle of Le Quesnoy.
Constable Phil Beckwith, of Cromwell (left) and Road Transport Association NZ (RTANZ) Otago and Southland area executive Alan Cooper speak to a truck driver during a joint awareness campaign run...
A Central Otago cafe owner forced to remove illegal seating says an increase in the amount of seating allowed is not enough to make the business viable.
Customers sat on the floor in protest after the owners of a Bannockburn cafe were told their consent limited them to only 12 seats inside.