The future of Waitaki Valley recycling stations will be user-pays, the Ahuriri Community Board chairman says.
More money is needed to keep ``vital'' Primary Response in Medical Emergencies (Prime) services going and a current review does not go far enough on funding.
The Waitaki District Council will talk with people from Moeraki about options for troublesome, community-built Haven St after major damage to the road occurred during last week's downpour.
Rows of white crosses in memory of New Zealanders who died fighting a war on the other side of the world drove home to Waitaki deputy mayor Melanie Tavendale the importance of preserving peace.
Men must be taught that it is OK to express grief and be given support when they are recovering from trauma, a Salvation Army chaplain says.
The race for the top operational chair at the Waitaki District Council is entering its final stages.
Police are investigating the theft of the street signs put up at the entrance to Harbour St, as part of the Waitaki District Council's trial closure of the tourist spot to vehicles on weekends.
A father and daughter have been convicted of selling fish illegally through the Oamaru buy, sell and exchange Facebook page.
The man killed in an accident in the Mackenzie Basin early on Tuesday was a keen snowboarder, a loved friend and a part of the Lake Ohau Alpine Village community.
The Waitaki District Council could have been better prepared for the Easter rainfall in Moeraki, a resident says.
The sentence handed down to two North Otago brothers for an assault on a Japanese-speaking man has been criticised as ''light'', by the Japanese Family Society of Queenstown.
The massive Hunter Downs irrigation scheme has failed to gain the numbers to proceed in its current state.
About $40,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen from a Palmerston shop and thousands of dollars' worth from a Maheno garage yesterday.
A Palmerston woman says her home was broken into and items she and her husband treasured taken during his tangi last week.
The decision to post a second Southern District Health Board (SDHB) psychiatrist in Oamaru is proving positive for both patients and staff, the board's mental health medical director says.