WATCH: Two Oamaru musicians Tony McDermott and Ben Blair put on a show for their neighbours this afternoon - from the comfort of their driveways.
More than 20km of a notorious mobile reception black spot between Omarama and Tarras has been filled.
When Jae Omnet and Jac Brown created The Happiness Project, their main goal was to "spread the sunshine" during a challenging time and inspire others to find healthy happiness.
The Covid-19 lockdown could be an opportunity for the Waitaki District Council to progress Otematata and Omarama’s master plans, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Until Waitaki District Health Services (WDHS) can recruit more permanent doctors to Oamaru Hospital, the organisation is likely to face ongoing financial challenges, chairman Paul Allison says.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher is urging people not to panic after the district’s first case of Covid-19 was confirmed on Saturday.
A $2.5million budget has been approved for the urgent removal of sludge from four of the Waitaki District Council’s wastewater ponds.
Waitaki district councillors have unanimously agreed to work towards a 0% rates rise in the 2020-21 financial year.
Staff at Alliance Group’s Pukeuri plant say they feel like "cannon fodder" as they continue to work amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Waitaki District Council will consider stopping a planned rates rise at an emergency council meeting today.
This year's edition of Oamaru's eagerly-awaited Harbour Street Jazz & Blues Festival has had to be cancelled because of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Coming ashore after kayaking on Oamaru Harbour at the Friendly Bay Family Fun Day on Saturday are cousins Cash Cusiel (back, 5) and Amiya Waldron (2), of Oamaru.
Forestry operations between Dunedin and Palmerston cut fibre cable two times in as many days this week, causing major internet outages for Spark customers in Oamaru and other parts of Otago.
The majestic grandeur of the Waitaki district is on display in Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan and the Waitaki District Council is preparing to bridge the fantasy of the movie with the reality of the Ahuriri Valley.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher is calling on the NZ Transport Agency to urgently upgrade the safety of a deadly stretch of State Highway 1.