As members of the North Otago RSA celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of its Women's Section this week with reminiscences about life during World War 2, the thief who stole an RSA poppy donation box, on Anzac day, had not returned the money.
A $150,000 project to divert the Waitaki River away from the north side of the State Highway 1 Waitaki Bridge has been completed by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
Work to fully restore the historic 1906 railway footbridge in Oamaru should be finished within a month, the trust managing the $27,000 project says.
One of the people behind the hit television show Lost is reviewing search and rescue operations in the hunt for Dunedin man David Palmer, who last night was still missing in the Dingle Burn area.
The historic Victorian-era precinct of Oamaru could soon have a new tourist attraction after it was earmarked by a pair of Oamaru wine lovers as the possible location for a new "urban" winery.
The search for missing Dunedin tramper David Palmer has moved into a fourth day but both police and survival experts remain confident that Mr Palmer could still be found alive.
The search for Dunedin tramper David Palmer entered its fourth day yesterday with the spirits of his friends boosted by knowledge police and survival experts remained confident he still could be found alive.
Waimate police yesterday named the victim of Tuesday's head-on road accident on State Highway 1 as Mark David Buckley (16), from Palmerston.
Four tourists escaped serious injury this morning after being involved in a car crash just outside Omarama.