Discussions are under way between Tourism Waitaki and Omarama’s St Thomas’ Church for the church building to be turned into a i-Site.
Rerouting Millennium Track at Moeraki, damaged in July’s heavy rain, would cost $50,000, the Waitaki District Council says, and it is not yet clear whether it would be worth the cost.
They may be well and truly dead, but there is still a future for moa in North Otago. Shannon Gillies reports.
Needing a date for her debutant ball got Oamaru’s Marian Renalson a lifetime friend and a life, for a short while, in Papua New Guinea.
Mondelez was genuinely interested in having some of its line of New Zealand products made in Oamaru, the general manager of Rainbow Confectionery says.
An immediate legal review of respective agency responsibilities surrounding the Oamaru Harbour and associated maritime activities has been ordered by the Waitaki District Council’s new chief...
The partner of a man killed when an 88-year-old driver mounted the footpath and ploughed into three pedestrians says she never had an apology from him.
A man has been disqualified from driving and ordered to pay $10,000 to his victims after driving on to a footpath and killing a pedestrian and injuring three people in Oamaru last year.
Oamaru's Rainbow Confectionery Rainbow Run was a fundraiser for charity Sporting Chance, which gave money to "kids for sports gear where finances are a barrier to them participating in sport".
A pedestrian was taken to hospital after an accident in which a car crashed into a building in Oamaru this afternoon.
Police are hunting for the driver who triggered a short pursuit this morning in Oamaru as they allegedly drove into the path of oncoming traffic.
Shooting a 12-year-old boy’s kitten in a camping area has led to a conviction for a 76-year-old Christchurch man, and an expensive veterinarian’s bill.
Organisers are hoping a geocaching event in Oamaru later this month will attract enough people to become a ''Mega'' event.
The money and audience totals are still being worked out, but the estimated attendance figure for the inaugural Waitaki Arts Festival was about 1000 people.
Alleged drink drivers caused two crashes in North Otago over the weekend, one of them a man who had been breath tested earlier in the night.
About 100 people gathered at the Whitestone Cheese premises on Humber St yesterday to mark the plant’s new extension and tour circuit.