An estimated 1500 people use Omarama Airfield each year, a number the company that runs the space wants to see grow.
An East Otago family is grieving after "24 hours of hell" and a community is in shock after a "tragic'' farming accident claimed the lives of a mother and her 3-year-old son.
Oamaru's Norma McLeod admits she is apprehensive about what retirement holds after 55 years of work, almost exclusively in the nursing profession.
After five consecutive years of of pre-tax profits exceeding $1 million, Whitestone Contracting Ltd’s strong financial returns have further improved, with a record profit during the 2017-18...
Oamaru Library manager Philip van Zijl has seen and experienced a lot in his life, from war in Africa to the tranquility of the Waitaki district.
Fenwick School has had "no positive vibes" from the Ministry of Education in its three-year fight for a new classroom, principal Rodney McLellan says.
A co-owner of the Kakanui Store hopes the man that allegedly robbed the business this week has got such a fright, he will "never put a foot wrong again''.
A 20-year-old Oamaru man has been arrested following the armed robbery of the Kakanui Store, police say.
Police are warning Waitaki residents not to be taken in by a Malaysian-based postal scam that has left two Oamaru men out of pocket by nearly $40,000.
Police are still hunting for an armed man they say robbed a Kakanui dairy yesterday afternoon.
After seven years of planning, reports and countless volunteer hours, Oamaru's historic Phoenix Mill water wheel is back at its original site at Old Mill Rd.
A cherry tree was the only thing that stopped an out-of-control vehicle ploughing into a Kurow woman's home.
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.