The Criterion Hotel’s doors will reopen, but the exact future of the Victorian Precinct pub is being kept under wraps for now.
In the past two months, Waitaki ratepayers have spent more than $1100 for a security contractor to clear people off the breakwater at Oamaru Harbour.
A former Australian fisheries research vessel - with indirect links to convicted fraudster Michael Swann - is temporarily anchored off Sumpter Wharf in Oamaru Harbour.
Hundreds of seabirds swarmed while small fish washed ashore this week as a ‘‘spooky’’ scene unfolded at an Oamaru beach.
A Subaru unlawfully taken from an Oamaru property was found just 400m from where it was reported stolen, police say.
The car involved in an alleged petrol drive-off near Oamaru was fitted with stolen number plates, police say.
As summer hits, an organic vege market — with the gardens’ own fresh picked produce — has sprung up at the Waitaki Community Gardens.
The Waitaki District Council will seek external funding to complete a $3.4 million expansion of Oamaru’s public art gallery, the Forrester Gallery.
The Waitaki District Council unanimously approved a $1,435,000 upgrade of the council’s museum and archives in Thames St yesterday as the council moved ahead with standalone upgrades of its two...
Increased interest in Oamaru Airport has pushed forward infrastructure plans at the Waitaki District Council facility.
The Waitaki Resource Recovery Trust’s income has nose-dived after the collapse of global recycling markets — but the trust says it is confident that markets are recovering and it will again return...
The Otago Chamber of Commerce has warned against restrictive heritage zoning in Oamaru’s town centre.
Another $2.7 million would be required to complete the Waitaki District Council staff’s preference for fitting out Oamaru’s Forrester Gallery, North Otago Museum, and Waitaki District Archives.
Change required at the Waitaki Boys’ High School hostel has been described as "urgent" and the Ministry of Education has confirmed a new low predicted for the roll at the school next year.
Hailstorms last week missed Kakanui and Alison Ludemann’s champion of champions Paddy Stephens, crowned at this year’s North Otago rose show at the Foundation of the Blind Association Hall, in...
A man and woman have been arrested after allegedly forcing another woman to withdraw cash from an ATM in Timaru earlier this week.
As public concern about a proposed ocean outfall at Glenavy grows, the company behind the plan has called a public meeting at Waimate.