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.
Transit New Zealand needs to give a lot more thought to road closures in the event of flooding, Waitaki District Council assets committee chairman Alistair Mavor said yesterday.
Oamaru's community patrol, the Waitaki Guardians, has proved to be a worthwhile community partnership with police, Oamaru police boss Senior Sergeant Kevin Hooper says.
"IT'S like Topsy - it has grown."
Police have released the name of the Oamaru cyclist who died on Sunday after a collision with a car on Awamoa Rd.
Laura Smith is hooked on stitching.
A 69-year-old Oamaru cyclist died in Dunedin Hospital yesterday after a collision with a car on Awamoa Rd.
When Oamaru hairstylist Jalisa Frew entered the Goldwell Trend Zoom colour challenge, she decided to take a risk and do something different.
Tribute was paid to Waimate war hero Eric Batchelor on Saturday afternoon when a subdivision bearing his name was opened.
A 37-year-old Kurow man, seen by police on YouTube demonstrating a stun gun on himself, will appear in the Oamaru District Court on Wednesday, charged with unlawful possession of a restricted weapon.
Planning for Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd's proposed new cement plant near Weston is continuing to progress in the lead-up to the Environment Court appeal hearing.
Members of Students Against Driving Drunk (SADD) in Waitaki have been busy promoting initiatives to get their peers home safely or keep them safe while socialising.
Whether it is downtown Auckland or Oamaru, the message is the same - more frontline police officers are needed, New Zealand Police Association president Greg O'Connor says.
Hampden School's board of trustees is reviewing its decision to allow pupils to use home-made toy guns in a supervised pig-hunting "role play" in the playground.
At a towering 2.16m, Calum MacLeod found a talent that suited his height - playing basketball.
Clare Kearney is the new chairwoman of Network Waitaki.
K92 is leaving town.
Otago District Health Board chief executive Brian Rousseau says he is tremendously proud of services provided in rural areas - the challenge is to make sure they continue to exist.
Working together is the key to 74 years of wedded bliss, according to Oamaru couple Alfie and Win Gaze.