Future-proofing Oamaru’s little penguin population could require expanding the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony footprint.
Fans of Oamaru’s award-winning Craftwork Brewery beers have followed the address printed on the back of the bottles to Lee-Ann Scotti’s home.
New signs welcome drivers on State Highway 83 to wine country.
Traffic in Reed St, Oamaru, will have to negotiate "a little sinkhole" a little longer.
The bus that was destroyed after it caught fire and sparked a scrub fire near Omarama yesterday afternoon is on fire again.
An Israeli man remains in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital after the car he was driving flipped in a collision with a milk tanker near Oamaru.
A 39-year-old Oxford, North Canterbury, motorcyclist has been charged after failing to stop for the police five times in a series of incidents dating back to last year.
Emergency services are at the scene of a camping bus on fire near Omarama this afternoon.
When Heather McMullan arrived at Gemmells Crossing, she was the only lady golfer.
The simple life - Kurow's small-town charm - is at the heart of what makes the Kurow Festival Market Day special, Kurow Festival Market Day committee member John Brocas says.
Tailgate barbecues, cold drinks with mates, summer dresses and family get-togethers were as much the order of the day as horses at the Kurow Racecourse yesterday.
Another Waimate building has been taken on board by a local firm committed to refreshing the South Canterbury town.
Nicko Mannix says he has been given a second chance at life.
A crowdfunding campaign to establish a Central Otago wellness retreat will not begin until a New Zealand-based management team is found.
The big bulls at Omarama turned some of New Zealand's toughest cowboys into rag dolls in the rodeo arena yesterday.
After a $2.5million upgrade, the transformation of the former Stringer and Co building at the corner of Thames and Eden Sts into a 15-room "upper end" boutique hotel is nearly complete.
Oamaru police are appealing for information about a mystery woman who helped a teenager who suffered burns in a suspicious house fire this week.
An Oamaru woman who started a Givealittle page for the victims of Reed St's Boxing Day house fire says she has never met the family who lost "everything'', but says the fire was "a bit too close to home''.
Oamaru's self-described ''heritage watchdog'' has called for fewer cars in the Oamaru Harbour area as well as no new buildings on the waterfront.
The gaping hole in a Weston road - damage from heavy November rain - will cost $300,000 to repair, Waitaki District Council assets group manager Neil Jorgensen says.