North Otago's cheese-making powerhouse, Whitestone Cheese, has again collected a bevy of awards at the Cuisine NZ Champions of Cheese Awards.
The controversial Forrester Heights residential subdivision drama has taken another turn, with a contention the site sits on sacred Maori land.
A string of seemingly related vehicle thefts in Otago and South Canterbury have police appealing for information from the public.
For nearly 40 years, Reggie Joe's vegie stall just south of Oamaru has been an oasis of vegetables and fruit, particularly when the early new potatoes are in. Ben Guild reports.
A supply and confidence agreement between the National and Maori parties means all new New Zealand housing stock will better cater for the elderly and disabled.
New Waitaki Boys' High School (WBHS) rector Paul Jackson was welcomed to the school at an assembly in the Hall of Memories yesterday morning.
The first cyclists have rolled into Duntroon via the Alps 2 Ocean cycleway, bringing positive comments and welcome custom to local businesses.
A 20-year-old Oamaru man was flown to Dunedin Hospital with serious head injuries on Sunday morning after being thrown from, then pinned under, his car, which had left the road and rolled into a paddock.
Imagine being 5 years old, hearing the sound of an oncoming truck, and not knowing from which direction it was coming.
Oamaru's Forrester Gallery has enjoyed a bumper start to the new year, with more than 100 people cramming into the gallery last weekend to view works by Burns Pollock.
Oamaru woman Rita Webster still has wheels on the eve of her 100th birthday.
The Friendly Bay playground is set to take on a new look, as a 6m-high swing in the shape of a penny-farthing nears completion.
A Reidston hen has brought new meaning to the saying "being clucky" after hatching 18 chicks on New Year's Day.
Books have been bound, bees kept, tools sharpened, bicycles adjusted and seaweed eaten at the Transition Oamaru and Waitaki District Sustainable Skills Summer School which started on January 14.
Paul Jackson took the "plum job" as Waitaki Boys' High School rector in November partly so he could immerse himself in the school's proud history.
The original architectural drawings for buildings at Waitaki Boys' High School (WBHS) in Oamaru have been found in a stack of papers meant for the rubbish heap.
A Dunedin man who has spent 22 New Year's Eves at the Otematata boat harbour on Lake Aviemore is appalled at what he says is the police's indifferent attitude towards underage drinking.
Two men were lucky to walk away relatively unscathed after a truck and a tractor collided on a small bridge on State Highway 1, about 3.5km north of Hampden, yesterday afternoon.
A cyclist has told police he was shot at from two vehicles near Omarama on Sunday afternoon.
Five people were taken to Timaru Hospital with moderate to serious injuries after two powerboats collided on Lake Middleton, beside Lake Ohau, yesterday afternoon.