Looking for a first job was different not that long ago. But youth today - and the world today - work differently, Oamaru's The Business Hive director Cara Tipping Smith says.
A Goodwood Rd resident is concerned that a slip-damaged, one-lane section of the road is an accident waiting to happen.
An Oamaru subdivision has been ordered to install a stormwater system on site after sediment entered a tributary of Awamoa Creek, the Waitaki District council says.
Modelled after an old Victorian velocipede, the top speed of Matt King's latest creation is an unknown.
A Waitaki district councillor has questioned plans for reopening the long-shuttered Forrester Gallery in Oamaru.
Underwater construction crews working to stabilise Oamaru's 1907 Holmes Wharf have discovered further deterioration below the deck, the Waitaki District Council has confirmed.
Liane Rowe, of Palmerston North, gracefully arabesques on roller skates past the assembled subjects of the annual Grand Photo Opportunity on the steps of the Oamaru Opera House yesterday afternoon.
Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust chairman Graeme Clark raises a new Union Jack over the 1882 Category 1 Smith's Grain Store as Oamaru begins its annual celebration of Victoriana.
The public's next chance to look at progress on the Oamaru Harbour master plan will not be until next year, the Waitaki District Council has said.
A move to provide free public Wi-Fi in the Waitaki district is moving ''steadily but slowly'' ahead.
The noisy yellow-eyed penguin took a big bite out of the $8million pie that is the Department of Conservation's Community Fund.
Two southern rivers have received national recognition after conservation efforts improved ecosystem health in the Mackenzie Basin and near Invercargill.
The irrigation company caught up in controversy in the Waitaki Valley has submitted an engineering design solution for a proposed pipeline re-alignment to the Waitaki District Council.
After months of uncertainty, the Department of Conservation has approved the possibility of a new ambulance station at Awamoa Park in Oamaru.
Year 2 Weston School pupil Cleo Millns (7), of Oamaru, performs with the school kapa haka group at the 16th annual Weston School Fireworks yesterday.