Sally Rae got into a bit of hot water in Omarama recently - up to her neck, in fact.
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.
A meeting at the Dunsandel Railway Station led to 65 years of marriage for Jim and Alison Phillips.
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.
Oamaru House, in Dunedin, celebrated a milestone on Saturday - 10 years since the facility was officially opened to provide accommodation for friends and families of people in hospital.
When 99-year-old Arthur Wilson worked at Longslip Station back in the 1920s, the winters were so harsh the musterers' boot laces used to freeze "like a piece of steel".
Complaints from Oamaru business owners over the school summer holiday have led the Waitaki District Council and police to investigate ways of better publicising and policing the council's skateboarding bylaw.
Police are investigating a fire at the Oamaru racecourse this week which had the potential to destroy the members stand.
Cuts have been made and with a proposed 3.3% rates rise for the next financial year, Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton says it is now up to the community to "either confirm that direction or request changes".
The endangered black stilt (kaki) has joined the list of those who have missed out on money after last month's Area9 music festival at Ohau.
Discovering a sick penguin at Bushy Beach prompted Colin Wolverson and Sue Downton to become involved with the yellow-eyed penguin colony.
Police want to speak to a couple who witnessed the fatal glider crash at Omarama on Friday last week.
Tony Wall likens dog trialling to golf, rugby or any other sport - you only get out what you put in.