THE $6 million redevelopment of the Forrester Gallery remains listed as a "major project" in the Waitaki District Council’s long-term plan, despite the council pushing the reset button on the 7...
A Dunedin company is eyeing Oamaru’s resource recovery park as a possible solution to a growing plastics problem.
Talks with developers are "on hold" for a premium site in Esplanade Rd slated for visitor accommodation at Oamaru Harbour, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
St Kevin's College striker Tim Jorgensen (No 9) dribbles past Waitaki Boys' High School defenders as the two first XI football teams clash during the Oamaru combined schools sports week.
A new proposal has been floated for the resurgent Oamaru Harbour.
Rumble strips in the Waitaki Valley could be putting users of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail at risk.
Despite providing accommodation and transport - bicycles - for the international student internship programme, the Waitaki District Council faces very little financial risk, council chief executive Fergus Power says.
Watching 12 activists - including an 88-year-old man - being arrested yesterday afternoon at a protest against dairy expansion in the Mackenzie Basin was "pretty moving'', Greenpeace campaigner Gen Toop says.
A timber suspension bridge now spans Oamaru Creek at its mouth.
A new national blue cod strategy to be released in the "coming months" will address recreational rules; a lack of recreational catch data, and fine-scale commercial data; and a lack of education...
The company proposing a zipline for Oamaru Harbour will decide within four weeks whether to go ahead with the project.
An "urban myth" has been circulating at Palmerston's East Otago High School this year.
The breeding season has begun at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony.
Recreational hunters can't compete with commercial aerial operations and there's a ''huge concern'' among some hunters valuable recreational hunting areas could be opened up to Wild Animal Recovery Operations as Doc refreshes its 2015 maps.
The Waitaki District Council needs to seek ''creative ways to reduce costs'' for rural waste recovery, Cr Craig Dawson says.
Waitaki District Council ratepayers can expect rates rises of 3.64%, 4.05%, and 4.18% over the next three years after the council signed off on its 10-year plan yesterday.
The Waitaki District Council is scheduled to set the rates and pass its long-term plan today.
For the past 18 months, the Oamaru Rowing Club has been staring at a hole in its books — and it has until the spring to plug the leak.
If being deaf, or hard of hearing, is supposed to be a disability, do not tell Doug Brand.
The breeding season at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony could start any day. Hamish Maclean talks to colony research scientist Dr Philippa Agnew about how researchers find out what the birds are up to.