The Waitaki District Council has lost a significant source of external funding for its now scrapped $6 million redevelopment of the Forrester Gallery, council documents say.
Design work for an upgrade of Tenby St in Moeraki is under way.
A bevy of swans crosses Station Rd, near Totara, in North Otago, this week.
Three days ago, Rohit Ramesh took the controls of a New Zealand Airline Academy Tecnam P2008 and fulfilled a childhood dream.
The first little penguin chicks of the season have arrived at Oamaru.
Leopard seal sighting season - if that is indeed a thing - has begun.
This season is likely to mark the end of flipper-banding of little blue penguins at Oamaru Harbour.
Despite plans to develop a distillery in Waterfront Rd at Oamaru Harbour falling through in June, the New Zealand Whisky Company remains "100% committed to Oamaru".
A dedicated "viewing area" for Oamaru Harbour’s growing colony of the rare Otago shag has found favour with the Waitaki District Council.
The Waitaki District Council plans to improve access to the Forrester Gallery, create better storage for collections and mount better displays at the North Otago Museum as stand-alone...
The newest member of the board for the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust says she has a "profound respect" for heritage buildings.
"Demolition by neglect" is a real risk for some of New Zealand’s historic buildings and the Government could do more to encourage owners to maintain the country’s built heritage, Waitaki Mayor Gary...
Crafted Artisans Gallery collective founding member Mary Horn (80), of Oamaru, shows one of her untitled acrylic-on-wallpaper paintings on display at the opening reception of the revamped Harbour...
The Waitaki District Council has proposed extending its Ahuriri Ward, which already covers 54% of the entire district, but has stepped back from cutting the number of members on its two community...
Heritage New Zealand and the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust will be consulted before a roundabout is installed at the edge of the historic Oamaru Harbour precinct.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher's replacement on the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust will be decided by the Waitaki District Council in a public-excluded meeting today.
From metal parts past their use-by date an extinct bird of prey has spread its wings in a Herbert backyard.
An Oamaru man and woman were arrested and released without charge after the armed offenders squad swarmed a South Hill property early yesterday afternoon.
An arrest has been made in Oamaru after a man was seen wielding a gun in public today, prompting an armed offenders squad call-out.
In her second year as an apprentice butcher, Oamaru's Justine Clark says it is important to "respect'' the knife.