Work to dredge Oamaru Harbour for the first time since 2011 will start early next month, the Waitaki District Council has confirmed.
Waitaki residents will have to fork out up to five times what they usually would if they want to visit the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony or Whitestone City during the peak tourism season.
North Otago SPCA manager Rachel van Grunsven holds Parker, a 9-month old male cat, at the SPCA’s new building behind Vetlife in Torridge St.
An Oamaru speed camera snagged more than 10,000 speeding vehicles, bringing in nearly $1 million revenue for the police in a four-month period.
One thing Oamaru teacher and tattoo buff Mel Rushton cannot do in the classroom is tell her pupils off for drawing on themselves.
Waimate Mayor Craig Rowley is frustrated at St John’s unwillingness to base a second full-time ambulance officer in the town, despite its committee having cash available to fund this.
Located about 10km south of Oamaru, Totara is a thriving community. Reporter Daniel Birchfield recently headed down for a visit.
The father of an Oamaru woman who suffered critical injuries in a crash on State Highway 83 last month says his daughter is a fighter and determined to recover fully.
An Oamaru man was fortunate to escape injury after he crashed through the roof of a Chelmer St garage yesterday.
Geoff Omnet's need for speed has been satisfied - at least for now.
Oamaru's unofficial car sales yard at Awamoa Park has once again become a target for opportunistic thieves and vandals, Oamaru police say.
The theft of tens of thousands of dollars worth of seafood and meat from popular Moeraki restaurant Fleur's Place has left its owner shocked and saddened.
Fire crews were called to a large blaze in a forestry area on a rural property at Papakaio yesterday afternoon.
Police are continuing to investigate the cause of a serious crash that occurred between Omarama and Otematata on Wednesday and injured four people, two critically.
It may be some time before a new chief executive is appointed at Oamaru Hospital.
Once considered by some to be a white elephant, the North Oamaru Business Park is proving to be anything but, as the the number of businesses at the site next to State Highway 1 continues to grow.
The Waitaki District Council has posted a preliminary surplus of $960,000 for the 2017-18 financial year, a figure that will change as confirmation of the council’s true financial position is...
There was little discussion on the Waitaki District Council’s list of unfinished projects originally scheduled for last year at a meeting of the council’s finance, audit and risk...
When people steal from charity stores they are stealing from the community, an Oamaru charity shop owner says.
The brazen theft of an ambulance from Geraldine on Sunday has been described as "reprehensible'' by St John Canterbury district operations manager Dion Rosario.