If you are looking for a place for your moggy or pooch to stay over the Christmas break, you may have left it too late.
Earthworks at the future site of Mitre 10 Mega in central Oamaru have been put on hold after the discovery of archaeological remains.
Future Dunedin Railways trips to the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony are likely, though probably not as part of a regular service.
Extensive upgrades to rooms at Oamaru's Brydone Hotel have so far cost about $700,000, and when completed - expected to be in early 2021 - will be at least double that amount.
A property owner near Oamaru Airport says concern is rife in the nearby area as drones continue to be spotted hovering over residential properties.
Over-zealous campers fencing off their favourite spots in council-owned camping grounds in the Waitaki lakes area have been warned to stop the practice or risk losing the right to camp there.
A date has been set for the opening of fuel retailer Gull's first South Island site south of Oamaru.
An initiative aimed at discouraging people from entering Oamaru businesses while wearing gang-related regalia has been shelved, for now at least.
Over the past few days, Donna Powell has been roaring around the highways of New Zealand in her underwear - Wonder Woman underwear, to be exact.
Waitaki's first two election candidate events were held at the weekend.
Reports of suspicious drones hovering around properties in and around Oamaru, including Oamaru Airport, are cause for concern, a New Zealand Air Academy chief flying instructor says.
Offroad racing heads to Kurow for the second year this weekend, as round three of the 2019 Southern Dirt Fest gets set to hit the gas.
A trial date has been set for a 70-year-old Dunedin man charged with multiple sex offences.
A man's near-naked bike ride on an Oamaru street yesterday attracted the attention of members of the public and, eventually, police.
New Duntroon School principal Mike Turner is going to have to get used to not having his own children at school alongside him.
It could be up to three years before any small-scale cruise ship operators anchor off Oamaru Harbour and ferry passengers ashore, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A pair of Oamaru men have been charged in relation to a break-in at an Oamaru medical centre last month.
When Oamaru's sole movie theatre closed last year, Dagmar Rohrbach and Helen Riley-Duddin were just as upset as anyone.
A burn-off at a North Otago property that started to spread inland from Oamaru on Sunday took firefighters almost 90 minutes to bring under control.
An Oamaru group pressing for a more "thorough restructure" at Oamaru Hospital will present a petition to the Waitaki District Council after this year's local body elections.