A battery being charged by a solar panel is the likely cause of a fire that destroyed a house bus and a shed.
Fine wine regions around the world have them, now Bannockburn in Central Otago does too.
An adventure turned into a rescue mission for two nine-year-old Cromwell boys who slipped down a cliff-face in Central Otago.
Plans to hold a summer wine and food festival based in Cromwell are in jeopardy because the financial risk has been too great to find an event organiser.
Police are "out of step" with the community and their interpretation of liquor laws are threatening the future of country race meetings.
Students from Cromwell College and Dunstan High School
Queenstown's iconic Winter Festival will be cut from a 10 to four-day event for 2017.
Otago Central Rail Trail supporters from across NZ and the world help buy the historic Hyde Railway Station.
Hopes of a small Central Otago community to establish itself as a dark sky tourist destination is developing at a "great pace", a campaigner says.
Omakau Race organisers are "marooned in a sea of offending" and could face a $20,000 fine for breaching liquor laws.
Plans to build a lifestyle village in Cromwell have been fast-tracked because of "huge" interest from people as far away as Australia.
The Cromwell community is embracing a new ambassador programme with spaces for the first two courses filling up fast.
A report exploring novel ways to solve Central Otago's smog problem is "innovative".
The Game Chef puts Wanaka wild food on world stage.
Access to space is becoming ever easier. It's time for New Zealand to get into the game.
Dust damage to export crops could cost fruitgrowers their livelihood if developers of a proposed goldmine failed to mitigate against contaminants.
Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn is competing in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the United States.
Central Otago lawyer Tim Cadogan is standing for mayor at this year's local body elections.
Can frost fighting fans and wind machines solve Central Otago's winter smog problem?
A new webcam has been installed at Clyde Dam which gives a panoramic view of the lake for users to check conditions.
Public appeal to save a historic railway station near the scene of one of NZ's worst rail disasters.
The 2016 grape harvest was one of the shortest and consequently one of the most intense harvests ever experienced in the region.
The coveted White Horse Cup will remain in the Maniototo after a "good-spirited" but tough game against Roxburgh.
A Central Otago-based top culinary student has won an inaugural cooking competition in Ho Chi Minh City.
Her memory is faded, but this centenarian remembers every poem from throughout her long life.
Three books feature on shortlist for inaugural New Zealand Mountain Book Festival grand prize.
Children banned from sitting under trees as 12 people a day relieve themselves on school grounds.
Brayden, like most boys, loves rugby, lego, music and fast cars. But unlike most boys he lives with burns.
A $26.3 million project to connect Central Otago's trail network and create 500 kilometres of continuous trail network will be a "game changer" for the region
A national treasure has been discovered under the stairwell of the Cromwell Museum. Jo McKenzie-McLean reports.