The Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust has withdrawn its application to become a Unesco Global Geopark.
More than 200 people came through the doors at the Oamaru Islamic Centre yesterday to find out more about the Islamic faith and the people who practise the religion in Oamaru.
A crowd of about 60 people gathered in Lower Thames St, in front of Oamaru's courthouse, yesterday, to remember the more than 250 people killed in the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
As "mountains" of recyclable materials sit at the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park in Oamaru, the Waitaki Resource Recovery Trust says it is reviewing its operation in order to maintain a service.
The young adult male Fiordland crested penguin, or tawaki, released from Oamaru earlier this month, has travelled about 500km in just over two weeks at sea.
Doc says it's working closely with KiwiRail, the Otago Regional Council and the Waitaki District Council to investigate the historic contamination of the former Oamaru gasworks site.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher does not like the term "master plan" for the new plan proposed for Oamaru Airport.
Approved projects at Oamaru Harbour are not on hold as the Waitaki District Council prepares a master plan for the area.
Construction at the entrance to Oamaru Harbour could continue for the next two months, Waitaki District Council assets group manager Neil Jorgensen says.
The 20 "informed participants" to take part in next month's Oamaru Harbour master plan workshops have been chosen by the Waitaki District Council.
The two boat ramps beside the slipway at Oamaru Harbour are property of the North Otago Yacht and Power Boat Club, the Waitaki District Council's harbour area committee has agreed.
Oamaru Steam and Rail general manager Harry Andrew has a dream.
KiwiRail has confirmed its old gasworks building in Humber St will be demolished. The two- to three-week process will begin on Monday, strategic land use general manager Stephanie Campbell says.
The beach at Katiki Straight is a popular stop for visitors.
A small village sprang up at Willow Park, Papakaio, on Saturday.
And then there were none.
After living in Austin, Texas, population 1million, the thought of returning to Otago ‘‘just wasn’t quite right’’ for Oamaru’s Mike Lowe.
After heavy rain hit Oamaru in November little penguins abandoned their nests, but fears of a repeat of the "disastrous" 2015 season have not materialised.
The fourth addition to the Waitaki District Council's harbour area committee should have links to Oamaru Harbour as well as a commercial background, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Redeveloping Oamaru's dog pound is set to cost nearly double last year's estimate because of upgrades proposed for the facility.