The Ahuriri Community Board is once more a member short following the resignation of Dr June Slee.
A Heliventures pilot awarded an Australian bravery medal for rescuing two men from a flooded river says he “just happened to be the right person there at that time”.
The Waitaki District Council will decide tomorrow whether to extend its $17million loan to the North Otago Irrigation Company (NOIC) by eight years.
The streets around the Teviot Valley have never been so quiet, the region’s Central Otago District Council representative Stephen Jeffery says.
Waitaki is ready if Covid-19 cases are diagnosed in the region, the district’s health services chief executive Ruth Kibble says.
Police and social services have noticed an increase in family harm incidents in North Otago since the lockdown began more than two weeks ago. Otago Daily Times reporter Gus Patterson takes a closer...
Waitaki Aquatic Centre lifeguard Kyle Thompson-Connell is part of a team of Waitaki District Council staff redeployed across council services, including delivering essential items to vulnerable Oamaru residents.
Volunteer Otago’s plans to open a Waitaki branch have been put on hold, but now is the perfect time to put your free time to good use, its manager Leisa de Klerk says.
A St John medical tent has been set up outside the Oamaru Hospital for staff to see patients who show symptoms of Covid-19 or have other infectious diseases.
Oamaru's top police officer is echoing the words of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and urging residents to “be kind”.
Residents of Walbrook Cres in Oamaru took their chairs and headed out to their front lawns for a "happy hour" on Saturday.
Oamaru's Pasifika community has had to be creative to celebrate traditional day of church and family amid the Covid-19 lockdown yesterday.