Information on what's going on in Council, what you can have your say on and how to do it.
View the meeting calendar and download agendas.
Information on the processes and requirements for building in Central Otago.
Find out more about how you can reduce, reuse and recycle and help us work towards zero waste.
Find out what events and activities are happening at your local library.
Find out what's on at our pools or enrol for learn to swim programmes with Central OtagoSwim School.
Read the latest issue of The FlipSide or search back issues of our Central Connection newsletter.
View our current and archived Annual Plans and Long Term Plans, and our District Plan.
25 October 2013
Prime Minister John Key was the special guest at a ceremony at Commissioner Flat yesterday to officially open two new tracks that join the Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trail - the Roxburgh Gorge Trail and the Clutha Gold Trail. Check out a few photos from the day's celebrations below.
Mayor Tony and Mayoress Bernice Lepper finishing the first leg of their day's cycling - the Roxburgh Gorge Trail.
Prime Minister John Key cuts the ribbon at the Roxburgh end of the Clutha Gold Trail, watched on by Clutha Gold Trail Chair Rod Peirce and Roxburgh Gorge Trail Chair Stephen Jeffery, as well as a strong media presence.
Cyclists ready to take off and officially christen the new trails.
Waitaki MP Jaqui Dean, PM John Key and Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper listen on to the speeches at Commissioner Flat, Roxburgh as part of the day's formalities.
Clutha Gold Chair Rod Peirce (left), Prime Minister John Key and Roxburgh Gorge Trail Chair Stephen Jeffery admire the views down the stunning Roxburgh Gorge that cyclists and walkers can now experience.
Bill English, MP for Clutha-Southland (front), trying out the new Clutha Gold Trail ahead of his official duties at the Lawrence end of the day's celebrations.
Check out some of the media coverage of the opening day:
Also check out the links at the top right of this page to the Trails' Facebook pages to see posts and reaction from the day.