A house bus fire in Oamaru early yesterday has left a disabled man with little more than the clothes on his back.
Theft of fuel and metals in Oamaru appear to be tracking high global commodity prices.
Cathy Lawrence's Irish eyes are smiling - if you can get a look at them.
Struggling North Otago families will soon have access to services aimed at providing "lasting help".
Diminutive utility player Carn Parata goes by many names among his North Otago team-mates.
An application has been made to place an Oamaru furniture company, established in 1985 to make quality furniture from recycled timber, in liquidation.
New Zealand band the Feelers will headline one of the marquee events of the Waitaki District Real Festival in Oamaru today.
There was a time when Arthur Pacey lived up to his name by racing up and down rugby fields all over the South Island.
The Oamaru community, led by Oamaru Intermediate School, is hosting pupils from four earthquake-affected Christchurch intermediate schools over the coming weeks. Ben Guild meets pupils from Manning Intermediate.
Seeing a large Polynesian man, tears running down his face, admit to once bashing his 8-year-old daughter with a platform shoe is quite something.
Pupils from Manning Intermediate, in Christchurch, and Oamaru Intermediate School rugged up to visit the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony last night.
Oamaru police are calling for stricter penalties for petty vandalism after the Oamaru Railway Station was defaced with graffiti during the weekend.
Forrester Gallery is showcasing an exhibit reminiscent of the words of English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Senior constable Bruce Dow reckons he has had a relatively easy 39 years in the police force.
Moeraki residents are being urged to be extra vigilant after two suspicious fires in uninhabited houses in Tenby St in the past week.
Metka Conlan and her team might have created a monster.
The Spin It Wide campaign helped send plenty of traffic up and down the South Island's right flank this past weekend as Rugby World Cup tourists poured into Oamaru.
Lawson Baird is the kind of guy who goes out of his way for others. Ben Guild caught up with Lawson and his wife of 44 years this month, Marion, after the pair concluded a combined 68 years' voluntary fire service in Duntroon, North Otago.
Oamaru businesses on either side of the troublesome Humber St bridge are split as to what effect a road closure is having on their custom.
A heavy motor vehicle operation run by police in response to alarming southern district highway statistics has identified 166 offences over a two-week period.