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.
Centenarian Bert Shaw has died - just short of his 104th birthday.
Otago MP Jacqui Dean believes North Otago people are being subjected to unnecessary stress over access to Oamaru Hospital's CT scanner.
Prime Minister Helen Clark will be in Kurow on August 12 to help commemorate the birth of social security in the town during the 1930s.
It was nearly the perfect 55th birthday present for North Otago Rugby Supporters Club president Steve Rawson yesterday.
Brent McEwan was too busy working on a Duntroon dairy farm to attend yesterday's Ranfurly Shield challenge in Oamaru but he could still remember the "deafening" noise when he scored North Otago's lone try in the previous challenge 15 years ago.
Oamaru North School's new principal, Peter Roundhill, says he was ready for a change.
It was not a question of sorting out the meat industry but a question of farmers sorting themselves out, particularly in regards to leadership, community leader Lindsay Malcolm believes.