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.
Lessons should be learned from a near-drowning at the Cromwell Swim Centre.
Cromwell pupils made three Returned Services Association members feel like "All Blacks" at a special Anzac service.
Employment and gross domestic product growth for Central Otago for the year to March 2015 has been "phenomenal".
Teenage rower Macaela Turfus, of Central Otago, has made the New Zealand Under-21 team in the lightweight double sculls.
Five months ago, Paul and Sue Keast moved from the African jungle to buy a vineyard in Central Otago. Jo McKenzie-McLean caught up with them for their first harvest.
In a changing world the New Zealand Defence Force must adapt or risk becoming irrelevant, Sgt Rory Lorimer of the Linton Military Camp says.
This $4.2m feat of engineering was being unveiled in Cromwell. But it had a problem.
After a year in the planning the Central Otago Winegrowers' Association is pleased to announce the launch of their new look Central Otago Wine Map.
Tony Banks has been recognised as an outstanding leader in delivering benefits to water in Central Otago.