Cromwell winemaker Debra Cruickshank is trying to keep up with demand for her new duck shooters' port.
A Cromwell-based summer wine and food event has failed in a bid to gain community board and industry support.
Progress on Cromwell's memorial hall has been suspended while council staff investigate whether the board has "mucked up" by rejecting a previous motion to proceed with work.
A 'sinking lid' condition on gaming machines in the Queenstown Lakes District is tempting but will not be pursued - for now.
A well-known Queenstown community advocate was remembered for having the community's best interests at heart.
It doesn't seem that long ago Glenwyn Archer started her teaching career. Certainly not 46 years.
Outgoing National MP Maurice Williamson will soon be hosting business barbecues on his California beach-front residence.
Gary Kelliher will challenge Ella Lawton for a seat on the Otago Regional Council left vacant after her mother died of cancer in March.
Overflow parking will be provided at Queenstown airport's Park and Ride facility.
The Cromwell Basin is strengthening its position as a wine destination after the recent opening of a new batch of tasting rooms.
Queenstown Lakes District councillor Ella Lawton hopes to fulfil her mother's dying wish to take her place on the Otago Regional Council.
Nominations will open next week for candidates wanting to fill the Dunstan Constituency vacancy on the ORC created by the recent passing of Dr Maggie Lawton.
Otago regional councillors have put a halt to the development of a new water plan for the region.
Farmers fear livelihoods will be lost and families forced to sell land with changes to water allocation on the horizon and a 2021 water consent renewal deadline looming.
New Zealand actress Danielle Cormack is on a mission to dispel the myth motorcycles are for men.
A Cromwell architectural graduate has pitched a grand proposal for a water-front town centre.
The diversity of irrigated agriculture in the Central Otago is something the rest of NZ should aspire to, Irrigation NZ chief executive says.
Monday morning started off badly for three people whose cars rolled in crashes in the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes regions.
Ray Clark was born in 1927, and still lives on the Central Otago farm he ran with his late brother.
Alexandra's James Williamson entered the Motatapu mountain bike race as an "after thought", having just won the 545km Pioneer race.
Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago ratepayers are facing a 50 per cent rates rise to help Otago Regional Council fund a new civil defence structure.
Mountain bike champ and 2018 Commonwealth Games hopeful Kate Fluker will join 3500 competitors in the Macpac Motatapu.
Twenty-five years ago, Geoff McAtamney was a 21-year-old "lout", when he did the first cavalcade.
Otago Regional Councillor Maggie Lawton is battling cancer.
Supporters of a new $5.5 million Maniototo health facility are seeking a $1m contribution from council to help close a $3.5m shortfall.
A proposed change to how water is taken from streams or tributaries around Otago has been dubbed 'sneaky' and 'vague'.
A star of the small screen will be in Tapanui in June.
Dougal Allan has done it again.
Three boys from a Cromwell school have been stood down following a fight in the playground.
The mother of a girl revived after drowning at a pool says a report blaming her supervision is a "whitewash".