Monday 18th March, 2019

Although the competition was fierce, spirits remained high at the Peter Lyon Shearing reunion over the weekend.

The event in Alexandra saw dozens of shearers, as well as two former All Blacks celebrate the success of the longstanding shearing firm.


Monday 11th March, 2019

Clyde Play-centre has come a long way since first opening its doors to young families 50 years ago.

The group originally used to meet in the local community hall but later moved to a new building, which has seen the play-centre thrive.


Thursday 07th March, 2019

Medals, personal bests and ambition are helping drive budding Alexandra athletes towards their next goal.

Several youngsters attended Otago Championships last weekend at Dunedin's Caledonian Grounds, where they achieved good placings and personal bests.


Thursday 28th February, 2019

For 76 years locals have enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Mount Benger A and P Show.

The latest edition hosted many performers recently, along with livestock and produce displays.


Monday 25th February, 2019

Native wildlife will have a greater chance of survival around Clyde thanks to a group of youngsters and their DIY skills.

Children at Clyde Primary School spent last week building wooden predator traps as part of an Enviroschool activity during Education Outside the Classroom Week.


Wednesday 20th February, 2019

Rugby players around the south are starting to dust off the cobwebs in preparation for the upcoming season.


Wednesday 20th February, 2019

Omakau's Domain was a popular destination when the Central Otago A&P Show returned on Saturday.

More than 2000 people attended the show, and were treated to a range of stalls, activities and displays.


Monday 04th February, 2019

The Highlanders faced off against the Waratahs in a pre-season match in front of a crowd of four thousand at Molyneux Park in Alexandra last Friday.

But before the game, local youngsters got the chance to learn some rugby skills from their sporting heroes.


Thursday 24th January, 2019

Hundreds of homes are still without power after strong winds ripped through Central Otago and Queenstown yesterday.


Thursday 24th January, 2019

Four nations have booked their spots for March's world championship events on the final day of the inaugural world curling qualification event in Naseby.