If every cloud has a silver lining, organisers of the Whitehorse Big Easy certainly found theirs yesterday.
Aileen Ryan — a mother, a teacher, an inspiration. North Otago bureau chief Rebecca Ryan chats to her mother, who has retired after teaching at Waikaka School for 43 years.
Incoming Waihemo ward councillor Jim Thomson wants to be "perspirational" rather than inspirational.
It was an egg-cellent opportunity to bring people together and celebrate the Easter tradition.
The North Otago Highland Pipe Band performed Amazing Grace at Oamaru’s Lookout Point as the sun went down on Good Friday.
A truck driver is seriously injured after their vehicle rolled on State Highway 1 north of Herbert this morning.
"It's Otago - end of story."
The second stage of a $1.8million project to resurface a section of State Highway 1 in Oamaru is under way.
Waitaki's mayor and councillors are getting to the business end of selecting a new chief executive at the Waitaki District Council.
Aly Gilmour and Christian Murdoch could say thank you 100 times to the three boys who found their missing toddler — and it would still not be enough.
The next stage of work to control wilding conifers on islands in Lake Benmore is about to begin.
The illegal dumping of green waste and old kitchen cabinetry in Omarama has been labelled "inappropriate" and "disappointing" by the Waitaki District Council.
Being granted an unmanned aircraft operator certificate is a "very transformative step" for Dawn Aerospace, general manager James Powell says.
Lessons will be learnt from the fire that tore through Lake Ohau Village last year, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Last year’s Lake Ohau fire and Southland flooding were among the most costly extreme weather claims for insurers in the country.
Family of the Oamaru man who invented Pineapple Chunks are calling for a national day in his honour.
There has been "good interest" from candidates within New Zealand and internationally vying to replace outgoing Waitaki District Council chief executive Fergus Power, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A former Australian fisheries research vessel temporarily anchored off Sumpter Wharf for more than a year has been forced to leave Oamaru Harbour.
Over the past year, some Network Waitaki staff have experienced the lifeline of the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust’s services first-hand.
When you live in the Danseys Pass, you have to be prepared for anything and take whatever happens on the chin, Jo and Barry Todd say.