Six stranded Australian climbers were rescued on Saturday morning in the Aoraki-Mt Cook area, 36 hours after setting off an emergency beacon.
A search and rescue operation will resume at dawn today after bad weather hampered attempts yesterday to get to a group of climbers stranded in the Mt Cook area.
Skin care, outdoor clothing and the future of farming will be on the agenda for the "Under the Kakanuis" women in farming group's first field day on August 25.
Having walked 4300km from Mexico to Canada, the prospect of traversing Great Britain - west to east - will be a mere saunter for Oamaru man George Spearing.
A 2.5ha totara forest will be planted within the Bushtown Heritage Park at Waimate.
The performance of Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton and his Waitaki district councillors has not achieved a council target in a survey of residents commissioned by the council.
Change is afoot at NetCon Ltd - the electricity contracting business jointly owned by Network Waitaki and Alpine Energy.
Hampden School's board of trustees is still evaluating whether to allow pupils to use toy guns in supervised pig-hunting role plays.
An excerpt from Lex Meikle's diary 60 years ago reads, "I got hitched. I hope I did the right thing."
Laurie and Eileen Fraser have been lucky in love - despite being married on Black Friday.
St John in Kurow is desperately short of volunteers and a public meeting is being held in the town next month to address the issue.
The need for communication over a multimillion-dollar road safety improvement project in central Oamaru has been emphasised to New Zealand Transport Agency representatives.
Supergrans Oamaru co-ordinator Mary Tonner has signed up the newly-formed group's first client.
The effects of roadworks in Ribble St on their Latitude 45 cafe and wine bar have been so "disheartening" Bruce Morrison and Paul Shepherd have considered packing up and leaving.
While some golfers only ever dream about hitting that elusive hole in one, Oamaru man Frank Plieger has managed to notch up two in six days.
One of Oamaru's distinctive features - its main-street median car parking - could be greatly reduced when major roadworks are carried out on State Highway 1, between Severn and Dee Sts, later this year.
Dairy goats have been a passion for Margaret Tomes since she was first given a kid by a friend 20 years ago.
An emergency meeting, dubbed SOS - Save Our Street - has been called by a group of Oamaru retailers for Thursday to discuss the multimillion-dollar safety improvement project for central Oamaru.
Community housing requirements in the Waitaki district will continue to be reviewed.
A draft playground strategy prepared for the Waitaki District Council was "nonsense in its present form" and paid no heed to affordability, Cr Jim Hopkins said yesterday.