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.
The Waitaki District Council is still ''working through the options'' for fireworks at Friendly Bay at its New Year's Eve celebrations.
The Waitaki District Council has quashed continued questions about securing a bond from the irrigation company that installed a controversial pipeline in a scenic section of the Waitaki Valley.
Two Oamaru men were surprised by police early on Monday allegedly breaking into storage containers in Oamaru North with a car full of ammunition and explosives.
Two Oamaru men were surprised by police in the early hours on Monday while allegedly breaking into storage containers in Oamaru North with a car full of ammunition and explosives.
Wilding pines will be removed from Cape Wanbrow and sold as a Christmas fundraiser for the cape, the Waitaki District Council says.
It never rains when Ray Lawrence judges the Maheno School pet day - and yesterday Mr Lawrence extended the sunny streak to 53 consecutive years.
Provincial Growth Fund money is likely for at least one Oamaru-based business, the Waitaki District Council chief executive, Fergus Power, says.
An Oamaru advocacy group has raised the alarm after Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher re-floated the possibility of a residential subdivision on the 5.8ha block at Cape Wanbrow known as Forrester Heights.
Following "unreasonable abuse" of Waitaki District Council staff, the council is trialling the use of body cameras to help prevent harm to its "higher-risk" staff, the council has confirmed.
Peppermint slice is the kind of ‘‘slice of life’’ from a New Zealand high-country station even the most urban of city folk can get into.
When Waitaki residents next discuss the possible subdivision of Forrester Heights at Cape Wanbrow, second-term Waitaki district councillor Jeremy Holding could be leading the debate.
Police are investigating after two firearms were reported stolen from a rural North Otago property yesterday afternoon.
Oamaru's Harbour St is the natural habitat of penny-farthing riders, Steampunks, artists, and little penguins.
There's concern in Kurow that an unconsented eyesore will remain in place if the company that installed the controversial section of irrigation pipeline runs out of money before it is made to remedy the situation.