Oamaru

SPCA plans for new home further delayed

SPCA plans for new home further delayed

North Otago SPCA was close to having a physical home in Oamaru, but due to recent earthquake damage, those plans have stalled.

Expansion of Oamaru precinct urged

Expansion of Oamaru precinct urged

A heritage New Zealand review of Oamaru's historic precinct has recommended much of the town's central business district be preserved because of its historical significance.

Video rental store closing doors

Video rental store closing doors

After 12 years of late returns, renting out cult classics and providing Oamaru with a meeting spot, Andrea and Shane Buchan are shutting the doors of their Video Ezy store.

Town's last video store closes down

Town's last video store closes down

Oamaru is losing its last video store.

Fountain likely to return

Fountain likely to return

The 104-year-old Craig Fountain, "a part of the heritage of Oamaru'', will probably return to the Oamaru Public Gardens, the council's recreation manager says.

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