A 21-year-old Oamaru man appeared in the Timaru District Court yesterday on six charges related to the aggravated robbery of a Timaru supermarket on January 7.
Waitaki district councillor Hugh Perkins says an investigation should be launched into why the initial estimate to earthquake strengthen the historic Oamaru courthouse was up to $6 million.
A woman who allegedly strolled out of the Oamaru branch of The Warehouse wheeling a trolley-load of stolen goods on Sunday is being sought by police.
A second public meeting on health services in the Waitaki district is to be held later this month.
Alps 2 Ocean Ultra organiser Mike Sandri's take on this year's event is bound to send shivers down the spines of the 125 athletes competing in the endurance adventure race - it is going to be tougher than last year.
Police are seeking an Oamaru man after a brazen robbery at an Oamaru dairy on Sunday, the fourth time the dairy has been targeted since May 2012.
A day's fishing at the Waitaki River mouth near Glenavy took an unexpected turn for a man and his son when they had to be winched to safety by a helicopter yesterday.
A 21-year-old Oamaru man has been arrested and charged in relation to the aggravated robbery of a Timaru supermarket on January 7.
A man has been arrested in Oamaru today after a hunt which included an armed offenders squad callout in the town earlier this month.
Police are seeking an Oamaru man after a brazen robbery at an Oamaru dairy yesterday.
Kakanui is a well-known surfing destination to many, but perhaps not for the form brothers Patrick and Sjors Ens have been enjoying recently.
For one Oamaru solicitor the return of court hearings to the town's historic courthouse today will be a proud moment. For another, it is a homecoming of sorts.
Westview Dr at Weston will remain closed to vehicle traffic until at least the end of February, the Waitaki District Council has confirmed.
An Oamaru man is being sought by Timaru police in relation to an aggravated robbery in Timaru on January 7 that resulted in armed police swarming on to two Oamaru properties on Thursday.
A leaking water pipe has been determined as the cause of a small sinkhole that appeared on an Oamaru street late last month.
An Oamaru man is being sought by Timaru police in relation to an aggravated robbery in Timaru on January 7 that resulted in armed police swarming two Oamaru properties on Thursday.
When most people think of the Waitaki District Archive, they probably imagine rows upon rows of dusty books sitting on even dustier shelves.
Nine new staffing roles planned at Tourism Waitaki will differ from what was originally proposed by the Waitaki District Council controlled-organisation.
The 21-year-old man killed on a rural property at Five Forks, inland from Oamaru, on Thursday was a talented rugby player and a ''good club man'', the president of his former rugby club says.
Police have released the name of the 21-year-old man who was killed after becoming stuck in a hay baler on a farm at Five Forks yesterday.