This year’s recipient of the New Zealand Orchid Society’s John Easton Award for the most outstanding contribution in the culture and promotion of orchids in New Zealand, Margaret Harper, holds a...
For the third time this month, this 2m young adult male leopard seal has come to Oamaru Harbour for a rest beside Normanby wharf.
If an application for a resource consent for a floating hotel in Oamaru Harbour is lodged, an independent commissioner will be appointed to consider the application.
A Palmerston woman who was "pretty unhappy with the state of the pavements" in the town wrote letters to her local community board and the Waitaki District Council, outlining her concerns.
The restoration of the canopy on the 1882 Loan and Merc building is a significant step in the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust’s focus of revitalising a cornerstone piece, and the first big project completed by its new in-house restoration officer.
Plans for the Ahuriri River Bridge Campsite - a flashpoint for Omarama residents - and the amount of money the Mackenzie and Waitaki basin areas received to deal with freedom camping issues are "seriously inadequate".
Environment Canterbury has shown "a lot of common sense" by amending its initial proposal for representation, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A war of words over Oamaru Harbour development is playing out in Otago Daily Times' advertisements.
The Waitaki district's bid to establish the country's first Unesco Global Geopark has taken a significant step forward, with the signing of the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust deed into official record.
The Waitaki District Council has lost a significant source of external funding for its now scrapped $6 million redevelopment of the Forrester Gallery, council documents say.
Design work for an upgrade of Tenby St in Moeraki is under way.
A bevy of swans crosses Station Rd, near Totara, in North Otago, this week.
Three days ago, Rohit Ramesh took the controls of a New Zealand Airline Academy Tecnam P2008 and fulfilled a childhood dream.
The first little penguin chicks of the season have arrived at Oamaru.
Leopard seal sighting season - if that is indeed a thing - has begun.
This season is likely to mark the end of flipper-banding of little blue penguins at Oamaru Harbour.
Despite plans to develop a distillery in Waterfront Rd at Oamaru Harbour falling through in June, the New Zealand Whisky Company remains "100% committed to Oamaru".
A dedicated "viewing area" for Oamaru Harbour’s growing colony of the rare Otago shag has found favour with the Waitaki District Council.
The Waitaki District Council plans to improve access to the Forrester Gallery, create better storage for collections and mount better displays at the North Otago Museum as stand-alone...
The newest member of the board for the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust says she has a "profound respect" for heritage buildings.