Celebrating 150 years since their forebear arrived in New Zealand, 250 people with a connection to Chinese importer and gold miner Choie Sew Hoy will descend on Dunedin at the weekend.
The man accused of stabbing an 11-month-old sea lion to death has asked for the charges against him to be dropped.
A forthcoming "Geogastronomy Club" proposal will outline what club members will need to commit to and what the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust can offer as benefits in return.
Just 53% of Waitaki residents are satisfied the Waitaki District Council is transparent and working in the best interests of the district.
The Otago Regional Council will not share publicly the evidence it used to identify McKeown Group Ltd as the source of fuel contaminating Oamaru Harbour.
With a four-person limited-access goods lift now operational in the massive 1882 Loan and Merc in Harbour St, the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust is not rushing to fill the first floor of its...
Winter storms appear to have slowed breeding at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, but another year of growth remains a possibility.
The draft reserve management plan for Katiki Point seeks ''to balance the protection of cultural and natural values ... while allowing tourism and visitor activities to continue'', Te Runanga o...
The controversial parks maintenance contract for the Waitaki district will now - for the second time - go to the open market.
In front of a crowded Kurow Memorial Hall, Waitaki District Council chief executive Fergus Power promised a "pragmatic" and "fair and just" resolution to a now controversial irrigation pipeline...
Former Waitaki mayor Alan McLay apologised to those turned away from the Rotary Club of Oamaru's candidates meeting last night at the Oamaru Opera House.
Celebrating the 50th Conservation Week, yesterday, Columba Keas Oamaru hand 30 hand-painted yellow-eyed penguin cutouts to Department of Conservation rangers as the children visit the Oamaru Blue...
The response to the inaugural Waitaki Valley Motorcycle Rally - dubbed "Thunder in the Valley" - was "pretty massive".
An Oamaru fuel company has been ordered to dig up an underground storage tank after an investigation into a suspected fuel leak at Oamaru Harbour.
The little understood leopard seal is now officially a New Zealand resident. Reported sightings are on the rise around the country. But what do we really know about them?
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Hamish MacLean puts the questions to Waitaki District mayoral candidate Gary Kircher.