Police are disgusted with the vandalism of the large sign at the southern entrance to Oamaru.
"I want to drive it. Where's the throttle?"
Some holidaymakers who have left their caravans or tents on the shores of Lake Aviemore are in for a soggy surprise.
A public meeting in Oamaru on Monday night is aimed at enlightening parents about what is happening with teenagers and make them aware of the dangers of binge drinking and associated behaviour.
Chrysanthemums are clever, Waimate flower enthusiast Allen Smith says.
Ten workers have been made redundant at Gillies Metaltech in Oamaru.
88-year-old Stella Chamberlain is passionate about the Waimate Rugby Football Club.
Speaking at the Anzac Day service at the Enfield Presbyterian Church was particularly special for Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton.
Forrester Gallery director Warwick Smith won the individual achievement award at Museums Aotearoa's annual excellence awards recently for "tenaciously but gently pursuing his vision for a quality art gallery in Oamaru".
New Zealand and Australian shearers will be accelerated through the immigration system, helping to avoid the "unnecessary suffering" of millions of sheep in the UK.
Summit Wool Spinners is among the first three employers to sign up for financial assistance under the Job Support Scheme, saving 57 jobs at its Oamaru factory.
The Waitaki District Council has bought 7.9578ha on the Hospital Hill reserve, giving Oamaru more reserve land, extended linked walking tracks and more land for residential development.
A rock feature will be installed on the Omarama Domain Reserve styled on the nearby Clay Cliffs landforms.
The North Otago SPCA is facing a "crisis situation", with chairwoman Aveley Gameson warning closure is a possibility.
Waitaki Boys High School is the venue for the Aorangi regional final of the National Bank Young Farmer Contest on Sunday.
The final four sets of new traffic lights in Oamaru will be switched on today.
A special dance will celebrate the memory of North Otago identities Colin Dorsey and Dorrie Hunter.
Amid fears millions of sheep will not be shorn within required timeframes in the United Kingdom because of tough new immigration laws, a North Otago shearer has been dealt a blow by what he describes as "pedantic bureaucracy".
Forrester Gallery director Warwick Smith has won the individual achievement award at Museums A
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean fears a new timetable for Oamaru's air service will not suit the travel requirements of the North Otago district.