Heavy seas have again eroded into the coast south of Oamaru over the past couple of weeks, cutting chunks of tarseal out of the temporarily closed section of Beach Rd.
Oamaru's Forrester Gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary tomorrow with the special opening of an exhibition by Colin Wheeler.
Else Mackenzie will be shifting her focus from opera to art when she changes jobs this month.
Ted Ruddenklau is looking forward to the Five Forks Young Farmers Club's 75th anniversary celebrations this weekend.
Lee Stream farmer Boyd Tisdall and his dog Lou have won the New Zealand straight hunt dog trial title for the second time.
A rural North Otago intersection, coated in up to 60 litres of oil, could have been the scene of a fatal accident because of "senseless" behaviour, a police officer said yesterday.
Oamaru's liquor ban area may be extended in an effort to curb petty crime and to keep the streets tidy.
Dunedin guitarist Rob Waddell loves the resonance and versatility of the instrument.
The Oamaru Rowing Club's new training facility at Lake Ruataniwha should be completed in September, ready for the new season.
Caroline Frame enjoyed a double celebration at the weekend - turning 94 and having the distinction of being the oldest former pupil attending Totara School's 125th anniversary celebrations.
Waitaki Plains dairy farmer Rogan Borrie (pictured) was happy yesterday.
It's a wonderful start," Aoraki-Mount Cook Museum Trust chairwoman Sally Middleton declared after the opening of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre this week.
"This is the right place to tell Ed's story," Graeme Ayres, son of Sir Edmund Hillary's close friend, Harry Ayres, told those attending the official opening of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre at Aoraki Mt Cook yesterday.
Otago MP Jacqui Dean fears elderly residents in Oamaru could feel like "prisoners in their own homes" if approval is given for the town to become the venue for this year's Undie 500 student car rally.
The clock was well and truly turned back at Totara Estate yesterday.
North Otago children Cameron Ryder and Kimberley Wilson have first-hand knowledge about caring for sick penguins.
Heritage sites in North Otago and South Canterbury have been visited this week by the board of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust and the trust's Maori Heritage Council.
The end of an era and a new challenge is how cafe owner Gay Smith describes the closure and subsequent relocation of an Oamaru institution.
The demand for water in Canterbury has put so much pressure on Environment Canterbury that it is struggling to meet deadlines for resource consent applications.
As a pupil at Waitaki Boys High School, Nigel Latta once got a detention for doing his homework.