David Harbourne’s love affair with Oamaru began with low expectations.
A firm belief in the separation of church and state has prompted one Waitaki District councillor to oppose picking up the maintenance tab for high-profile Oamaru gardens.
Riverstone Country Gift Shop is doing a roaring trade in golliwogs after being censured by the Human Rights Commission for stocking the doll "born out of racism".
A zipline at Oamaru Harbour could still be on the cards, but the company behind the plans has "reset" its proposal and "moved the line orientation completely".
For the past month, Gordon Scott has been on the phone with more than 100 of his closest clients.
The Waitaki District Council has reversed a March decision and will add the role of "heritage adviser" to its ranks next year.
An occupant of a car that rolled after leaving the road at Lindis Pass has been taken to Cromwell Medical Centre by ambulance with moderate injuries.
The Waitaki District Council added 18 new projects to its 2018-28 long-term plan yesterday in the final day for decisions on the draft plan.
A cairn for the RSA is planned to replace ageing pine trees planted in the Waitaki Valley to commemorate the loss of life as Allied troops retreated from Dunkirk in World War 2.
The Waitaki District Council will consider 18 new projects for inclusion in its 2018-28 long-term plan today.
Exercise advocate Adair Craik wants Oamaru to be the starting point for a national programme to get children back on their bikes.
Rotary Club of Oamaru Bookarama co-ordinator Cara Tipping Smith says the club "definitely" broke its fundraising record at this year’s annual weekend donated book sale.
No deal has been signed for the development of new visitor accommodation at Oamaru Harbour.
Unless the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is shifted to the south side of Lake Aviemore, the Waitaki Valley town of Otematata could miss out on the economic development opportunities the Great Ride was designed to bring.
Two yellow-eyed penguins have been killed by dogs at a wildlife reserve in the Catlins over the past four weeks.
Drone footage has captured the scale of Bill Scott's towering homage to the history of his South Canterbury home town is complete
Omarama Residents and Ratepayers Association chairwoman Ann Patterson says her town is being "trashed" and unable to cope with a huge influx of tourists.
The Waitaki District Council wants a tourism operation established at Katiki Point, similar to the one at Oamaru’s penguin colony or the albatrosses at Taiaroa Head.
A proposed fourfold increase of the roading portion of the rates bill for forestry properties has been labelled unfair by people with forestry interests in the Waitaki district.
Meridian Energy says if the Waitaki District Council’s proposed revenue and finance policy goes ahead unchanged its roading rate contribution to the district could increase by 110%.