All Dunedin’s Phillip Hill wants to do is bring the national Poultry, Pigeon and Canary Show to Dunedin and crow about a national win in his class.
Two Richmond property owners have been left devastated by the weekend’s weather event which wreaked havoc on their homes, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage.
Waitaki's Emergency Operations Centre has closed, but as the floodwaters recede the public will have to be patient as Waitaki District Council sets about managing the district’s recovery, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A happy Thunder (right) eats apples yesterday after Friday’s floodwaters ordeal in the Hakataramea Valley.
The organisers of this weekend's Oamaru Poultry, Pigeon & Canary Show are making plans to hold on to birds whose owners can not collect them due to flooding.
A level of risk from sewage exists as Oamaru begins to close down at the end of the town's first day of clean-up after Friday's record-setting rain event.
Record-setting rain left Oamaru and surrounding areas soaked and in a state of emergency last night.
An Itchen St Oamaru property has been evacuated after a retaining wall at the back of the house slipped and hit the house.
Robbie Elliott (9), of Papakaio, enjoyed yesterday’s children’s treasure hunt at Elephant Rocks, near Duntroon.
Two women have minor injuries after their camper van crashed on the Twizel-Omarama Rd this morning.
A crash last weekend at Ngapara reinforces locals’ concerns that the amount of gritting in the area needs to increase, a resident says.
It has been a long road back home to Oamaru for leather craftsman Don Speden. At the end of a career which has included international penny-farthing racing, teaching and being a bike mechanic he has started creating leather works.
A funding setback has not deterred the group behind Kurow’s Richie McCaw statue project.
One of the earliest surviving residences in Oamaru is being considered as a Heritage New Zealand (HNZ) category two historic place.
An additional 40 motel units on the old Oamaru Hospital grounds are in the pipeline.
More than 100 people in the Oamaru Club last night met Labour’s decision to commit $1million to the rebuild of Ranfurly’s Maniototo Base hospital with applause.
Police have released photos of people in connection with the May 19 vandalism of Twizel's High Country Salmon.
Family business Hakataramea Motors was flooded on Friday night when a Waitaki District Council water pipe split.
Kurow has a new sheriff in town.
A burst water pipe in Kurow on Friday night caused flooding to a business and affected part of the main roading network in town, the local fire brigade chief says.