Ready for the 81st annual Oamaru Performing Arts Society festival beginning tomorrow are (front, from left) Lucy Mavor and Katie Murphy jjoined by (back, from left) Isla Selfe, Neve Mavor, Hannah Lewis and Sarah Jamison.
Cash from the Waitaki District Council would be better than debt relief, Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust operations manager Dr Mark Smith says.
The Otago Chamber of Commerce blasted the customer service "culture'' at the Waitaki District Council yesterday - and then asked it to consider a $10 million revamp of Oamaru's CBD.
More than half of those who responded to the Waitaki District Council’s long-term plan consultation have said "no" to a proposed $14 million indoor recreation centre for Oamaru.
A downhill mountain bike track leading to the BMX track under construction in Oamaru could help "keep more kids on their bikes", Mountain Biking North Otago says.
The Waitaki Branch of Forest & Bird has asked the council to work with the Department of Conservation (Doc) to reopen Graves Track along the sea-edge of Cape Wanbrow in its submission to the...
Without increased funding for the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust, historic Harbour St could lose its character, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
The Waitaki District Council has burned a $285,145 loan to Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) off its books.
Building a viewing area on Sumpter Wharf for the growing number of visitors to Oamaru who stop for a look at one of the largest colonies of Otago shags was one of four projects to receive the go...
Thrilled to get their hands on the Women's Rugby World Cup are (from left) Taliyah Mathewson (11), of Weston, Evie Wilson (11), of Weston, Dunedin-raised Black Fern Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali,...
The Waitaki District Council will go ahead with a ''private pipeline'' to ease regular flooding on a rural road south of Oamaru.
The fix for a regularly flooded rural road south of Oamaru will be decided by the Waitaki District Council today.
A yet-to-be-named event will replace the cancelled Fire and Steam to kick start this year's Steampunk NZ Festival weekend in Oamaru at the end of the month.
The drop in numbers of yellow-eyed penguins was top of mind for the 70 people attendingt this year's Oamaru Penguin Symposium, organiser Dr Philippa Agnew says.
Avian malaria has killed nearly 30 of the world's rarest penguin species this year, and a plan needs to be in place to deal with the blood parasite before the next breeding season.
The ducks were flying a bit high in North Otago for a successful start to duck-shooting season for the young guns of Paddy Henwood (17), of Mid Canterbury, Bryden Skinner (17), of Papakaio, and...
The earthmoving company that backed Waimate’s event centre is pulling down a derelict building in Waimate’s main street to make way for a new development.
The first major event when steampunks take over Oamaru at the end of the month has been pulled.
At the brewery hole in Duntroon, an unsuspecting moa stands unaware of the danger that will soon appear above it.
Securing Unesco status as a global geopark would be "enormously exciting" for the Waitaki district.