The man responsible for a flock of roaming chickens on the outskirts of Herbert, south of Oamaru, has been ordered by the Waitaki District Council to reduce their numbers.
The democratic process is getting a shake-up in the Waitaki district.
Two men fled the scene of an accident in Oamaru yesterday after a vehicle collided with a parked car before smashing through a residential fence.
A promise of more jobs came from dairy giant Yili as it celebrated the opening of its stage two development at its Glenavy production plant on Saturday.
The Waitaki Bridge was temporarily closed yesterday after a collision involving a car towing a trailer and a camper van.
The Labour Party is likely to announce its Waitaki MP candidate today, a Labour source says.
Police are reporting a spike in break-ins of cars, houses and sheds in Oamaru.
Chickens roaming on to State Highway 1 have created ''an ongoing problem'' for motorists south of Oamaru.
With its congregation waning to 15 and with an overwhelmingly large estimated cost of bringing their church up to the required building-strengthening standard, Waihao Downs St Michael’s...
Earthquake strengthening of the Waitaki River Bridge on State Highway 1 could get started as early as Monday.
It has been six months since Totara Primary School joined the Dunedin Maori Achievement Collaborative (MAC) and it is having positive results for pupils, the school principal says.
Sheep have been killed by what police suspect is a large dog or several dogs in Morven, just north of Oamaru.
There is no set date for the earthquake-strengthening report required by Waitaki District Council to start remediation work on the Thames St Oamaru District Court building.
Emergency services staff and witnesses at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Weston-Ngapara Rd check the vehicles involved in a collision about 5pm yesterday, opposite Milligans...
The 55-year-old North Island "experienced" paraglider who was injured yesterday near Twizel was on a paragliding course.
North Otago will be the first district in Otago to trial an anti-domestic violence programme aimed at protecting children who witness family violence.
Hurling racial abuse at a man for talking in Japanese during his dinner with his family was not enough for two North Otago brothers.
The refurbished Oamaru District Court is likely to move into the 21st century, with audio visual technology (AVL) and Wi-Fi access planned.
Police are urging anyone venturing into the wilderness, whether for a day trip or longer, to always take enough food and equipment in case they inadvertently have to stay out longer than expected.
Two Swedish tourists have been found safe after going missing in a forest south of Oamaru yesterday.