A dry autumn helped the North Otago Irrigation Company pump out its third highest recorded volume of water to properties on its scheme since it was opened close to 14 years ago.
A Highlanders player has asked for the off-field incidents in the build-up to the annual first XV clash between St Kevin’s College and Waitaki Boys’ High School in Oamaru to stop.
Waitaki district ratepayers will not face a rates rise this financial year, despite a 0.3% rise in the amount of rates to be collected by the Waitaki District Council.
Fears already stretched parking areas in central Oamaru will become more congested have been expressed around the Waitaki District Council table.
The spray-painting of swastikas at the main entrance to St Kevin’s College has left the Oamaru school reeling, as tensions continue to rise ahead of the rugby game against Waitaki Boys’ High School.
Friday's eagerly anticipated annual First XV rugby clash between Waitaki Boys’ High School and St Kevin’s College in Oamaru seems set to go ahead despite an ongoing police investigation.
More than a dozen counterfeit banknotes have been presented at Oamaru businesses within the past week, police in Oamaru say.
An Oamaru artist is devastated after a path of destruction was carved through his gallery on Thursday.
Dawn Aerospace remains committed to Oamaru, despite its plans to possibly base some trial launches from Pukaki Airport in the neighbouring Mackenzie District.
The owner of a vessel that slipped its mooring and drifted on to rocks in Oamaru Harbour is "devastated" by damage to the boat.
Oamaru police have confirmed they are investigating an incident at St Kevin’s College that left an 18-year-old with a fractured collarbone.
An Oamaru ward councillor has lambasted the wording of a Waitaki District Council consultation document as "alienating".
An Oamaru man who sparked a manhunt after allegedly threatening the occupants of a South Hill property with an axe last night will appear in court this morning.
An Oamaru group’s plan to open a movie theatre in Harbour St has been shelved, but they are offering people a night at the flicks in a different setting.
Confusion over land ownership at the Otematata Golf Club threatened to muddy an already contentious issue surrounding power poles during a meeting of the Ahuriri Community Board this week.