Central Otago’s reputation for having long hot summers has taken a holiday, but there are still plenty of happy campers across the region.
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Tapping into irrigation pipes could be a life-saver for rural firefighters, Alexandra farmer and Otago regional councillor Gary Kelliher says.
The annual juice-stained fun and games of Cherry Chaos will be held at the Roxburgh Sports Grounds today, from 5pm.
Horticultural workshop host Ben Elms, also known as Dr Compost, of Wanaka, talks to The News about his love of the industry and how others can make the most of their garden, too.
Journeys near and far are never complete without a sketchbook in hand for Lake Hawea artist Renee Walden.
Former Central Otago deputy mayor Daphne Hull is calling on WoolOn Fashion Awards organisers to rethink their decision to shift the event from Alexandra to Cromwell.
Central Otago rabbit populations have ‘‘exploded’’ thanks to good breeding conditions, lack of controls on reserves and a poor response to the introduced K5 virus, farmers say.
A Central Otago health professional hopes her upcoming research will help address some of the inequities faced in the rural health sector. Pam Jones talks to Sarah Walker about a national...
There may be more muddied waters ahead for Roxburgh as work to upgrade some culverts is yet to begin.
At 90, Don Morrison, of Alexandra, has the honour of being the oldest participant in the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust Cavalcade.
Rabbit populations are causing concern across Central Otago and the Lakes district and the Otago Regional Council (ORC) needs to be open to new solutions including genetic modification, newly...
If sufficient money is raised from the inaugural Vulcan Hotel Bark-up competition on Sunday, both the SPCA and motor neurone research will benefit.
Young Wanaka ornithologist and ‘‘changemaker’’ Jack Sandford will bring his passion for birds to the public when he speaks during the six-day One Summit at Lake Wanaka Centre this month.
The hard slog of Wanaka mountain biking coach Gavin Key has helped steer the course for many elite riders around the country, which has led to coaching credentials and podium success for a flurry of young proteges.
Alexandra's youth love living in a small town, but are showing increasing concern and awareness for the mental wellbeing of their peers, according to the latest Central Otago Youth Council survey.
A lack of mountain-bike trails in Cromwell could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to one rider and his supporters.