Sally Rae

New committee to help biodiversity

A new committee which will help manage water in the lower Waitaki River catchment and Waimate district, has been allocated $100,000 per year for five years to help fund biodiversity projects.

Recognition of police courage

Recognition of police courage

Police officers involved in a major operation in the Waitaki district last year, in which shots were fired at police, have received official recognition for their actions and bravery.

Restoration proceeding

Restoration proceeding

Restoration work is continuing on Waimate's historic Quinns Arcade.

Steampunk gallery open

Steampunk gallery open

Welcome to the world of Professor Damotimus Tipotus.

North Otago man wins winch challenge

North Otago four-wheel-drive enthusiast Tony Campbell has won the Mainland winch challenge series at Hanmer Springs.

All dressed up for tea party

All dressed up for tea party

Cucumber sandwiches had to be on the menu at the Victorian garden party in the Oamaru Public Gardens yesterday.

Picture-perfect guide to Oamaru

Picture-perfect guide to Oamaru

Visitors to Victorian Oamaru will now be able to get their bearings - and take home a souvenir - following the launch of a pictorial guide book.

Teen killed in Waimate crash named

Police have named a Waimate teenager who was killed in a crash in the town on Tuesday night.

Race day launches heritage festival

Race day launches heritage festival

A cluster of red, white and blue balloons floated above the Oamaru racecourse yesterday afternoon as the Queen of Victorian Oamaru officially opened the town's Victorian heritage celebrations.

Meridian proposes 35MW station to meet demand

Meridian proposes 35MW station to meet demand

Meridian Energy is proposing building a hydroelectric power station at Lake Pukaki to meet growing South Island demand.