Tucked away in Oamaru’s Eden St lies a sweet piece of family history.
Jacqui Dean says she will fight to win back the National party vote in Waitaki, after Labour claimed victory in the traditionally blue electorate.
When Hopetoun Brown and Finn Scholes were approached about turning their coming Oamaru concert into a fundraiser to help victims of the Ohau fires, there was no hesitation.
The cause of a 618ha fire in a forestry block near Livingstone is being investigated, but it is suspected it was sparked by power lines brought down by a tree that fell in high winds.
Fire crews continue to monitor the scene of a 618ha blaze near Livingstone, inland from Oamaru.
Oamaru Hospital and the two referendums were top of the agenda at a meet the candidates event in Oamaru last night.
Oamaru centenarian Tom Garbutt does not know the secret to living a long life but says keeping busy has been his "ideal way to keep going".
Police have named the man killed in a crash in Oamaru on Saturday night.
The whitebaiting season is attracting more than just fishermen to the Kakanui River.
Free public Wi-Fi is going to be rolled out in the Waitaki district, but in a scaled-back way.
Free parking at two Oamaru car parks has come to an end.
The new Waitaki District Health Services (WDHS) chief executive is "not under any illusion" about the challenge ahead of him, but he believes he has the right skill set to handle it.
Fire crews spent nearly 24 hours battling a blaze that spread across 800ha inland from Oamaru on Thursday night.
Police arrested two people and seized methamphetamine, cannabis and firearms after a series of search warrants were executed in Oamaru yesterday.
There has been a large police presence in the Oamaru suburb of Holmes Hill this afternoon.
Police are appealing for information to identity the offenders involved in a break-in at an Oamaru car yard from where two vehicles were stolen.
A Waimate man was airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after a workplace accident near Oamaru yesterday.
A "challenging" Oamaru intersection where a motorcyclist died last year is being upgraded.
It will be a magical night of music, merchants and masks.
The Waitaki District Council is compiling a report about Oamaru’s red-billed gull problems for Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage.