When Constable Dean Paterson and former Senior Constable Stewart Hewett confronted an armed burglar at an Oamaru supermarket four years ago, the pair had no idea what to expect.
A CCTV camera is up and running at the Oamaru skate park, several months after plans to install it were first considered by the Waitaki District Council, police and Safer Waitaki.
If Damien Goodsir could pick one Christmas gift next year, it would almost certainly be holding the House of Breakthrough Church community Christmas celebration at Oamaru harbour.
Waitaki District Health Services may later regret its decision to outsource its food preparation service, an advocate for the hospital kitchen’s retention says.
As Kiwibank in Oamaru prepares to become a standalone branch, NZ Post has started its search for an appropriate business from which to operate.
Six part-time kitchen staff at Oamaru Hospital will lose their jobs after it was announced yesterday that Waitaki District Health Services had signed a deal to outsource food services.
Waitaki District Health Services has signed a food services agreement with Presbyterian Support Otago, the Waitaki District Council-owned company has confirmed.
North Otago police took to the roads of Waitaki with a roadside barbecue to combat driver fatigue on Friday.
A poor financial position and the need to adapt to changing technology in the tourism sector is behind proposed staff restructuring at Oamaru-based Tourism Waitaki.
The Waitaki District Council has urged Tourism Waitaki to scrap price hikes for Waitaki residents viewing penguins at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony and visiting Whitestone City.
A police car and fence were damaged when a driver attempted to flee the scene of an incident in College St in Oamaru yesterday.
A 61-year-old East Otago man died after losing control of a 4WD and crashing down a 200m bluff on a rural property.
Oamaru Hospital’s new clinical director will play a key role in the hospital’s transition from a specialist to rural model, Waitaki District Services chairman Chris Swann says.
The founder of Oamaru’s Save Our Hospital Kitchen Group has presented a petition to Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher opposing the proposed closure of the Oamaru Hospital kitchen.
A century after her death, Dr Margaret Cruickshank is held in just as high esteem in Waimate as she was when she practised medicine in the South Canterbury township.
Elevated E. coli levels have once again been detected in a bore feeding from the Lower Waitaki Aquifer, the Otago Regional Council has confirmed this afternoon.
Doctors working more than 60 hours straight at Oamaru Hospital is a practice that "has got to stop", New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association national secretary Dr Deborah Powell says.
Changing how the Duntroon Volunteer Fire Brigade operates may go a long way in determining whether it survives, brigade chief fire officer David Eckhardt says.