Work to remove the former temporary courthouse will begin before the end of the month, the Ministry of Justice says.
The man who killed one person and injured two others when his vehicle mounted an Oamaru footpath, striking them, is adamant the only ''blackout'' he suffered was when he was behind the wheel that day.
A coronial inquest into the death of a Waikouaiti man killed after being struck by a car in Eden St in 2016 concluded at the Oamaru District Court this afternoon.
The partner of a Waikouaiti man killed when a driver mounted an Oamaru footpath, ploughing into him and two others, says requesting a coronial inquest was the last thing she could do to put the grieving and pain behind her.
A coronial inquest into the death of a Waikouaiti man killed in 2016 when a driver mounted an Oamaru footpath and ploughed into him and two others has started at the Oamaru District Court this...
The Southern District Health Board has thrown its support behind a controversial Waitaki District Health Services restructuring proposal for Oamaru Hospital.
A survey has revealed the majority of inpatients at Oamaru Hospital and people using the town's Meals on Wheels service are happy with the quality of food being provided.
Waitaki District Health Services plans to hold more community meetings, after the outcome of a series of sessions held recently in response to the public outcry generated by its proposed...
What started out as a conversation between three mates keen on mountain biking has become an event that will benefit a small North Otago school.
In the future, April 18 may well be remembered as the day the music died in Oamaru.
A decade after his daughter's murder, David White still agonises over not doing more to help prevent the tragic circumstances surrounding her violent death.
An Oamaru man caught by police allegedly driving a car with a few missing pieces at high speed around the streets of Oamaru and Weston has been slammed by police for his "idiotic'' actions.
In a throwback to the carnivals of old, the Friendly Bay Family Fun Day attracted hundreds of people to the Oamaru seaside on Saturday.
Only one position remains to be filled at Tourism Waitaki, as the Waitaki District Council-controlled organisation moves closer to completing its staffing restructuring.
Operational reviews carried out by Waitaki District Health Services over the past several years were criticised for not delivering results
Oamaru's Salvation Army employment and education centre may close under a proposal that could result in centres being closed around the country.
Waitaki District Health Services has given further assurance that services at Oamaru Hospital will not be cut, at the first of a series of community meetings called by the company that owns and...
Police, St John staff, Civil Defence and scores of St Kevin's College pupils and staff will be part of a large-scale exercise at the Oamaru school this afternoon.
A dog that bit a child in Oamaru on Friday has been euthanised, the Waitaki District Council confirmed yesterday.
A blaze that destroyed a shed in north Oamaru yesterday afternoon is being treated as suspicious, police say.