Two records were set at this year’s Waimate 50. On Saturday, a record 13 cars hit the wall, keeping the Waimate Volunteer Fire Brigade busy all day with recoveries.
Disney has left the South Island. About 800 to 900 crew working on the live-action remake of Mulan had been staying in the Mackenzie Basin for the past four weeks, the film’s unit publicist ...
Having to turn down an application to extend the consent for an 18-section subdivision in North Oamaru was "really disappointing", Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Since announcing last winter Black Hole was to be the focus of a collaborative river enhancement project, Environment Canterbury and its partners have killed about 70% of the willows that were...
The best drifters in New Zealand and the fastest street racers will once again make a mockery of the road rules at the Waimate 50 this weekend.
The Waitaki District Council will next week continue to investigate why fuel appears to be leaking into Oamaru Harbour.
Colderidge Downs, in the Rakaia Gorge, looks like paradise, but the Coleridge Down Training Farm is home to hands-on hard-yards-style training for youth with a passion for agriculture and the...
A police search of an alleged Oamaru Mongrel Mob pad turned up drug paraphernalia and ammunition, but no arrests were made yesterday, police say.
Police, including armed offenders squad members, swarmed on an Oamaru address this morning as part of a methamphetamine raid.
The Waitaki Rural Fire Force began in a shed in Chelmer St, Oamaru, on what is now the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park.
The Waitaki District Council’s community and culture committee has baulked at spending $20,000 of the council’s Whitestone Contracting Ltd dividend on a feasibility study for a "community hub" in...
Otago shags do not start a new colony with just a few nests.
Waitaki District Health Services will consider whether it becomes a "community health hub" as it implements its plan to change the way health care is carried out in the district, Waitaki District...
Public engagement on Oamaru's ''harbour and heritage quarter'' masterplan could begin this month.
Excavators have started building a causeway in the first stage of dredging Oamaru Harbour, expected to last a month.
Drawing the ward maps in the Waitaki district could have unintended consequences for some ratepayers.
Harbour St in Oamaru’s heritage quarter is likely to be pedestrian-only for fewer hours each weekend this summer.
As fete would have it, punters like the congestion in Harbour St during the Victorian Fete.
A KiwiRail driver suffered minor injuries yesterday after a rock, thrown through the window of his locomotive, struck him in the face.
A KwiRail driver suffered minor injuries this afternoon after a rock, thrown through the window of his locomotive, struck him in the face.