Hampden School has introduced clubs including beekeeping to give children opportunities to pick up life skills they can use as adults.
Police continue to investigate an incident in which 6000 young salmon were released from a Twizel salmon farm, and new information may be released later this week.
Police have slammed the behaviour of a Kurow man after he allegedly led police on two pursuits and returned a breath-alcohol figure over four times the legal limit on Saturday.
The Human Rights Commission is considering a complaint made against the North Otago Work and Income office.
Hundreds of people and hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into Oamaru for the 2017 Steampunk NZ Festival Weekend.
The pathway to becoming a Steampunker can begin at any age and can take you to the other side of the world.
Twizel ran dry of treated water for about eight hours yesterday, prompting questions about the time taken to inform authorities and residents of the problem.
The way the North Otago probation service kept defendants’ records was criticised during open court this week.
Fire, a touch of magic and music brightened up Oamaru’s historic Harbour St last night as locals and visitors celebrated Oamaru’s Fire and Steam event, run in conjunction with the Steampunk NZ Festival Weekend.
The people behind the North Otago charity set up to help the people of Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquake have announced the organisation will dissolve.
They were pulled loose from a stony paddock beside the Waitaki River and now the massive collection of stone tools has become a jewel in North Otago’s crown.