Motorists are being advised to exercise caution while driving on State Highway 83 as recent rainfall continues to take its toll on the Waitaki district.
Uncertainty surrounds the future of the Duntroon Volunteer Fire Brigade, which is struggling to attract numbers and may fold if new recruits are not found soon.
Cases of doctors working more than 60 hours straight at Oamaru Hospital are "not acceptable", its chief executive says.
Oamaru Hospital’s chief executive says Waitaki District Health Services cannot continue to haemorrhage money and ways to cut costs and become more efficient need to be found quickly.
Court services may return to the historic Oamaru courthouse ''early in the new year'', Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Residents involved with the Oamaru-based Save Our Hospital Kitchen group hope tonight's meeting called by the company that owns and operates Oamaru Hospital sheds more light on its plans.
For one enterprising 12-year-old, setting up shop at yesterday’s Victorian fete in Oamaru’s Victorian precinct turned out to be a profitable exercise.
Lake Ohau Alpine Village’s drinking water supply urgently needs an upgrade that must be carried out next year to meet requirements under government legislation.
Once considered the largest water wheel in Australasia, the recently restored and installed Phoenix Mill water wheel has been handed back to the Oamaru community.
Ongoing thefts from a fundraising stall set up to support members of the local Air Training Corps has left the organisation angry and disappointed.
An Oamaru woman being sought by police in relation to the alleged theft of a 4WD in Oamaru at knifepoint on Monday was a passenger in the vehicle, it has been confirmed.
A proposed rise in rail safety regulatory fees would stretch the Oamaru Steam and Rail Society’s budget close to breaking point, its general manager says.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher has criticised the Waitaki District Health Services board for the way it has communicated its review of Oamaru Hospital's kitchen to the public.
With the final stage of its infrastructure construction project complete, the North Otago Irrigation Company is now in a position to focus on selling its remaining $15 million of shares.
Curiosity may have killed that cat, but fortunately that was not the fate of an Oamaru child who got his head and arm stuck in a cat door yesterday morning.
Police are investigating after a woman allegedly stole a 4WD vehicle at knifepoint in Oamaru this afternoon.
A recently formed Oamaru group is determined to help the kitchen at Oamaru Hospital survive, despite it looking increasingly likely the facility will not be retained.
Despite a total deficit of more than $230,000 during the 2017-18 financial year, the chairman of the company that owns and operates Oamaru Hospital is confident it can turn its balance sheet around.