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.
Both sceptics and supporters flocked to a public meeting yesterday to see plans for a multimillion-dollar floating luxury hotel proposed for Oamaru Harbour.
It could have been the blood of prey, or it could have been blood caused by prey.
A Waitaki District Council committee will revisit plans to pedestrianise Oamaru's Harbour St today when it considers a recommendation for a Saturday and Sunday closure for the tourist season.
Conceptual designs for a now-controversial proposal for a multimillion-dollar floating luxury hotel for Oamaru Harbour will be presented at a public meeting on Thursday.
More than three-quarters of area businesses have reported either a positive, or at least neutral, impact on their bottom line after a second trial period of car-free weekends on Oamaru's historic...
A former Waitaki District Council deputy mayor says a leaking water pipeline is "compounding the problem" that has left Station Rd, near Totara, under caution for flooding for much of the winter.
Even as a newcomer to Otago, watching the children at the annual North Otago schools Fiefia Evening in Oamaru was "quite an emotional" experience for one invited speaker on the night.
This year’s recipient of the New Zealand Orchid Society’s John Easton Award for the most outstanding contribution in the culture and promotion of orchids in New Zealand, Margaret Harper, holds a...