If anyone can understand what firefighters in Australia are going through, it is their peers on this side of the Ditch.
An Oamaru property developer says low interest rates have created more opportunities for investment, particularly when it comes to lifestyle blocks on subdivided land.
Graffiti around Oamaru’s central business district is unsightly and frustrating to deal with, a lower Thames St business owner says.
Locum doctors continue to be used frequently at Oamaru Hospital, but their services soon may be required less.
Waitaki Girls’ High School will advertise for a new principal in February, but when the role will be filled remains to be seen.
Education, rather than ‘‘punitive measures’’, has resulted in no fines being issued to freedom campers in the Waitaki district in the past two and a-half months.
A Christchurch man sustained minor injuries after his vehicle rear-ended a ute towing a trailer near Palmerston yesterday.
A motorcyclist has been airlifted to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after crashing north of Palmerston this afternoon.
A Christchurch man sustained minor injuries after his vehicle rear-ended a ute towing a trailer near Palmerston this morning.
News of an arrest after a brazen smash-and-grab at an Oamaru jewellery store last month, during which stock worth more than $13,000 was stolen, has come as a relief to the business’ owner.
A 35-year-old Oamaru man has been arrested in relation to a smash-and-grab at an Oamaru jewellery store last month.
2019 was a year of change and controversy for Waitaki District Health Services. Reporter Daniel Birchfield reflects on the year for the Waitaki District Council-controlled company that owns and...
Just weeks after the successful introduction of a bombing platform, other ways to attract more people to the Waitaki Aquatic Centre are being considered.
Waitaki Aquatic Centre manager Matthew Lanyon reckons the district is lucky to have a facility that offers so much to Waitaki’s relatively small population.
A patch of land next to the Kurow Medical Centre may yet be converted into a helicopter pad for emergencies in the Waitaki Valley.
Bargain hunters took to the shops yesterday, keeping Boxing Day tills ringing and retailers smiling.
Otago entrepreneur Ian Taylor has thrown his support behind the group opposed to the potential expansion of Wanaka Airport, so people are aware of what it is "they are arguing about".
An Oamaru secondary school’s million-dollar refurbishment of its ageing hostel buildings is on track to be completed by the start of the 2020 school year.