New Year's Eve celebrations were low key in North Otago, with hotels and restaurants in small towns ringing in 2012 with meals and live music.
From his vantage point Dave McDonald could see almost every centimetre of the Kurow racecourse.
The villa, erected by Oamaru's second chiropractor in the 1920s, sticks out like a sore thumb on Eden St.
A policeman was allegedly assaulted at a property in the northern end of Oamaru on Thursday afternoon.
It looked a picture but felt like the inside of an oven at the Omarama Rodeo yesterday.
Chequered shirts, cowboy hats and denim were in vogue as the sun beat down on the 56th annual Waimate rodeo yesterday.
Twelve men came by sea on Boxing Day in 1836 to found Moeraki.
New Sport Waitaki regional co-ordinator Kate Cartwright is getting to grips with her turf.
What do you get when you combine what North End residents say is the narrowest section of State Highway 1 between Picton and Bluff, a pedestrian crossing, about two dozen shops, four schools within a matter of blocks and myriad side streets which do not meet up?
Work on a life-sized elephant for the Steampunk-themed playground at Friendly Bay is progressing well.
The replacement of the Humber St bridge in Oamaru has finally been completed - behind the original schedule and over budget.
The footpath beside the Old Junction Hotel in Oamaru has been closed to the public after reports of falling masonry.
Holidaymakers will be heading for popular North Otago holiday haunts again this summer.
Oamaru wheelman David Wilson has passed the halfway point of his journey from Stewart Island to Cape Reinga atop his penny-farthing.
It had all the makings of a Hollywood film.
The old Oamaru Hospital used to be a place where sick people went to be cured. These days, however, it seems to have become a target for vandals.
Oamaru retailers abandoned the confines of their stores on Saturday and took their wares to the people in the streets.
Waitaki Girls' High School pupil Megan McPhail is New Zealand sport's rising speed queen.
North Otago residents are being urged to support local vendors and entertainers at the Oamaru Farmers Market and Harbourside Christmas Party on Friday, December 23.
Oamaru retailers seem to have learnt their lesson regarding selling cigarettes to underage customers.