It is the number the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony cannot yet crack - 189.
Police have been called to the rescue of two people trapped by the incoming tide at the Waitaki River mouth this afternoon.
Leopard seals are supposed to be rarely seen in New Zealand waters.
Shovels will break ground next week as the roughly $45 million modernisation of the Kurow-Duntroon Irrigation scheme gets under way in the Waitaki.
Progress on the bid to reopen Telford’s doors next month is happening at a "satisfactory pace", Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan says.
A stormwater main realignment through King George Park is among the "alternative options" the Waitaki District Council will consider in a bid to save nine sycamore trees in the Oamaru Harbour area.
Felling nearly 40 gum trees at the Waitaki Community Gardens will help set up a community resource to succeed, Waitaki Community Gardens general manager Sophia Leon de la Barra says.
NZ Transport Agency plans to move the memorial to Dunedin photographer Riley Baker from Katiki beach in North Otago are unfair, his sister Sarah Baker says.
They're not all going to be the next Brendon McCullum. But just like the gnarly former NZ captain, the kids on the pitch in Oamaru this week can put a tick next to competing in the South Island Primary Schools Cricket Tournament.
Oamaru's only movie theatre is on the market after being closed since October 25.
An Oamaru man remains at large after armed police descended on two Oamaru properties yesterday morning.
The removal of nine sycamore trees in Tyne St has been put on hold after Waitaki district councillors were caught out by council staff plans to fell the trees.
Police are looking for an Oamaru man after armed police descended on two Oamaru properties this morning.
She will never win the trifecta.
Future-proofing Oamaru’s little penguin population could require expanding the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony footprint.
Fans of Oamaru’s award-winning Craftwork Brewery beers have followed the address printed on the back of the bottles to Lee-Ann Scotti’s home.
New signs welcome drivers on State Highway 83 to wine country.
Traffic in Reed St, Oamaru, will have to negotiate "a little sinkhole" a little longer.
The bus that was destroyed after it caught fire and sparked a scrub fire near Omarama yesterday afternoon is on fire again.
An Israeli man remains in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital after the car he was driving flipped in a collision with a milk tanker near Oamaru.