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.
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Hamish MacLean puts the questions to Waitaki District mayoral candidate Paul Mutch.
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Hamish MacLean puts the questions to Waitaki District mayoral candidate Katrina Hazelhurst.
Recent police raids targeting methamphetamine in South Otago have revealed the "scourge" not only targets individuals using the drug but presents a risk to the entire community.
A multi-year project to re-deck Holmes Wharf - and reinstate vehicle access - could be back on track as underwater construction crews began work to shore up the 1907 structure this week.
Answering a policy question, Paul Mutch scored the biggest reaction from a relatively reserved crowd at a Waitaki mayoral forum this week.
The lack of a business case proved a problem, but the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark has been given Waitaki District Council endorsement - in the form of a commitment of further council staff time and...
To avoid another delay in the Waitaki's bid to become a Unesco Global Geopark, the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust needs $190,000 in grant funding from the Waitaki District Council now.
As evidence of the deterrents Countdown Oamaru is using to keep red-billed gulls from nesting on its rooftop mounts, attempts to provide a "natural alternative" for the birds have begun.
Addressing invited guests, Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust chairman Graeme Clark opens a long-awaited addition to the massive 1882 trust-owned Loan and Merc building in Harbour St — a four-person...
A leopard seal that has been frequenting South Canterbury and North Otago coasts appears to be on the mend.
Chevrons and advanced warning signs of an approaching T-intersection will be installed in the road where two youths died in a fiery crash in Oamaru in June.
A $45 million irrigation scheme upgrade under way in the Waitaki Valley could be in breach of its resource consent.
Immediate steps to try to stop red-billed gulls from nesting in Oamaru's central business district will be taken by the Waitaki District Council.