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".
A "red herring" thrown in left field into talks over the future of Cromwell's memorial hall caused a stir around the board table.
Central Otago anti-cyber bullying campaigners are helping Facebook understand the "new norms" for youth using deletable media.
Seven years ago Angus and Di Woodhead drove into Cromwell in a caravan looking for work fruit picking. They ended up buying a cafe.
Man may have left handbrake off before after ute was stranded upside down and 11 metres underwater.
A Cromwell bride had to improvise last minute with wedding bands after her mother-in-law drove off with the rings on her car roof.
A unitary authority proposal should be independently investigated for all of the Otago region, regional councillor Michael Laws says.
Poor driving on Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes has contributed to 38 crashes and 300 traffic complaints over the holiday period.
UB40 left the stage with smiles on their faces after playing to a crowd of over 2500 in Queenstown.
Fans are armed with sunblock not umbrellas ahead of UB40's Queenstown concert which was cancelled last year due to rain.
The Big Bang Theory actress was "pretty nervous" before taking on the Shotover Canyon Swing and Fox in Queenstown.
Southland greenkeeper discovers a talent he never knew he had, becoming NZ's national cherry stone spitting champion.