Despite calls for a halt to development in Oamaru Harbour before the Waitaki District Council produces its proposed $50,000 "harbour masterplan", a plan is in place for the area, its mayor says.
Girls just want to have fun. But there is nothing like a little sibling rivalry to make life interesting.
Spring has sprung at Moeraki and the first yellow-eyed penguin eggs have arrived early.
A Waitaki District Council loan of up to $3 million is the last step of funding the Kurow-Duntroon Irrigation Co needs to modernise its scheme.
Two dogs involved in an attack on an Oamaru woman at Campbells Bay have been impounded by the Waitaki District Council.
The morning of January 22, 2014, is one three Oamaru people will never forget.
Although better known for poultry and forestry, the small town of Herbert, in North Otago, is the unlikely home of the largest display of pipe organs in New Zealand.
A packed public gallery yesterday was evidence the Oamaru community "haven't been able to go to a public meeting" about a zipline at Oamaru Harbour, said Cr Peter Garvan.
An Oamaru woman attacked by dogs while walking at the beach at Kakanui yesterday wants the public's help to identify the dogs' owner, who "scarpered".
Waitaki and Waimate agribusinesses are suffering growing pains, as finding the right staff is proving a challenge.
Environment Canterbury has tested a new tool in its fight to stop the spread of wallabies this winter.
The "whole reason" for Oamaru’s resurgence is heritage, Graeme Clark, the newly-appointed chairman of the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust, says.
The company proposing a zipline for Oamaru Harbour has taken its next step towards developing the long talked about tourist attraction for the harbour.
A recreational horse riding group has taken its case for opening a historic bridle track to the Otago Conservation Board.
It was "soul-destroying" for a retired Dunedin couple who had spent years beautifying a picnic spot at Shag Point to discover the trees they had planted removed.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher and Waitaki District Council chief executive Fergus Power have quashed rumours there is bad blood between them.
Roma Edwards (16) admits she did "not really" know who Carey Hart was.
There is "absolutely" no guarantee that the 2m young adult male leopard seal that visited Oamaru four times in August will return, Niwa marine mammal biologist and LeopardSeals. org researcher Dr...
The Department of Conservation will not close its 30-site Ahuriri River Bridge Campsite while it waits for a fit-out to relieve the pressure from freedom campers.
More than $20,000 worth of power tools have been stolen from a central Oamaru worksite.