Free parking may end at two Oamaru car parks on September 1, a month earlier than the Waitaki District Council’s initial plan.
Any improvement to water supply infrastructure in Weston to help firefighters do their jobs is "way overdue", the North Otago township’s fire chief says.
Oamaru may yet welcome visitors with an information centre, but whether that happens will likely fall to the Waitaki District Council.
In an about-turn, Waitaki district councillors have moved against a recommendation the Waitaki District Council join the Local Government Funding Agency as a non-guaranteed member.
An Oamaru teenager is being hailed a hero after waking her parents, rescuing her grandfather and calling emergency services when her house caught fire.
An Oamaru woman fears removing trees in Severn St to repair a section of an Oamaru stone wall that toppled after heavy rain will take a toll on birdlife.
From the classrooms of New Zealand to England, then Kenya and back home, newly-appointed Omarama School principal Bevan Newlands has plenty of experiences to call on when he starts in terms three.
A laser-focused campaign to attract domestic visitors to Waitaki and help upskill those who host them are key plans for Tourism Waitaki, a document to be presented to Waitaki district councillors...
Aspects of an Act that protects Oamaru’s notorious red-billed gulls are set for discussion when Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher meets Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage this month.
Three operators may be based out of Omarama Airfield for the upcoming gliding season, as part of a joint bid to set up shop in the Waitaki Valley.
The developers of a waterfront accommodation complex in Oamaru are confident tourists — domestic or international — will fill its rooms.
The family of a man killed in a single-vehicle crash at Maheno south of Oamaru on Sunday are mourning the loss of a "happy young man".
Four people have sustained minor injuries after a campervan rolled near Omarama in the Waitaki district this afternoon.
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has slammed the Government’s rejection of a move to fast-track three Otago infrastructure projects, labelling the reason behind it as "lame".
A lack of urgency in central government decision-making is "appalling" and putting too much pressure on Waitaki District Council staff, Ahuriri ward councillor Ross McRobie says.
A Mataura woman who trashed an Oamaru liquor store on Sunday before returning to unleash a tirade of abuse at staff had drunk more than four litres of cider, police say.
A Waitaki district councillor says charging couples to get married in the Oamaru Public Gardens is "unfair" and the fee should be scrapped.