Police are still trying to establish what two young Oamaru women were doing when they were hit by a truck on Saturday morning.
The dedication and enthusiasm of young Oamaru Operatic Society member Daniel Martin has been rewarded with the presentation of a national award.
A slice of Oamaru will be displayed at a New Zealand cultural and innovation festival in Seoul next month.
The New Zealand Transport Agency is considering further changes to the pedestrian crossing at the top of Severn St to address safety concerns.
Summit Wool Spinners wants to consult its employees and their unions before deciding how to restructure Oamaru's second biggest employer in the face of "an unprecedented fall in orders".
The period for expressions of interest for voluntary redundancy at Summit Wool Spinners has been extended until today.
Sixty years of marriage have gone quickly for former Hampden mayor and mayoress Hugh and Trixie Muldrew.
A themed activity area modelled on the Elephant Rocks near Duntroon is one option being considered for the elephant slide in the Oamaru Public Gardens.
The Iona Playgroup - believed to be the only playgroup in New Zealand associated with a rest-home - will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Thursday.
Education Minister Anne Tolley has ordered a commissioner to replace the board of trustees at Otepopo School - a former winner of the Goodman Fielder best small school award - following a critical Education Review Office (ERO) report.
Nervous Summit Wool Spinners employees will find out on Friday whether - and how many of them - will lose their jobs.
Oamaru residents are hoping not too many jobs are lost when the town's second major employer, Summit Wool Spinners, tells staff tomorrow afternoon at a meeting in the Elim Church the effects of a lack of orders.
Summit Wool Spinners staff fear they will still be left in the dark today about possible job losses at the Oamaru factory, despite a staff meeting this afternoon.
Mike Allison has been appointed commissioner of Otepopo School at Herbert, following the dissolution of the school's board of trustees last week.
One of North Otago's largest employers, Summit Wool Spinners Ltd, is talking with unions this week as the company continues to operate with reduced shifts.