Police are calling two motorists lucky after they walked away from open-road crashes on Thursday.
People from Oamaru’s Pacific communities are being urged to immunise against mumps after an outbreak of the virus in the North Otago town.
Losing people he liked to organ traffickers motivated Danny Steel to do something to combat poverty.
Negotiations are back on between Care union members and employers Presbyterian Support Otago.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher has been told the NZ Transport Agency will not remove the memorial to Dunedin man Riley Baker at Shag Point.
Oamaru police are investigating a second attempted child abduction in less than four weeks.
Tender documents for the redevelopment of Oamaru’s historic courthouse are being worked on and are due to be sent out soon.
Tourism movers and shakers gathered at Vanished World on Saturday to discuss the Duntroon historical specialist attraction’s future.
Former Cantabrian Joyce Lomax (88) is one of the first people to live in Oamaru’s newest retirement facilities.
Dunedin and Oamaru Presbyterian Support rest-home workers look set to take industrial action and others around the region may follow.
About 80 people attended a public meeting at the Blind Foundation Hall in Oamaru last night over Labour’s plans to tackle water-quality issues and introduce a water royalty.
Licked to consciousness by his dog, a North Otago farm contractor spent the next nine hours trapped in a paddock calling for help on Thursday night.
A Waimate man had to be rescued by a team of firefighters after he became trapped in a loader yesterday afternoon.
A near collision between a boy and a mobility scooter in Oamaru this week has prompted police to remind scooter users they don't own the footpath.
Emergency services were relieved to find a man stuck in a loader and not trapped under a bulldozer, as had been reported.
A fire has highlighted issues with a hydrant and water access in the North Otago settlement Ohau Village.
From clearing land to clearing out moa, the effect of people on the Waitaki district could be part of a permanent exhibit in the planned $6million redevelopment of Forrester Gallery.
Help is required to identify two mysterious items at the North Otago Museum.
Oamaru Tongan play group Apasia Otua’s Lousiale Fifita (11) and Ana Vahenga Fifita (4) dance during Tongan Language Week celebrations at the Oamaru Library yesterday, backed up by dancers...
A 19-year-old Oamaru bakery worker will have to pay almost $10,000 in reparation for his role in a car crash which injured eight people, including himself.