A Dunedin man reported missing while hunting at Five Forks inland from Oamaru in January 2017 died of natural causes, the coroner says.
A Waitaki Bridge Village resident says there is nothing wrong with the quality of water from the Lower Waitaki Plains bores, where elevated levels of E. coli were recently discovered.
An Oamaru girl with multiple national and Australian beauty pageant titles to her name has ambitions of one day representing New Zealand at the Miss Universe competition.
After 48 years, Raeowna Rush has decided it’s time to take the keys out of the ignition and hang them up for good.
All siblings fight from time to time, but at the Portside Punch charity boxing event in Oamaru tonight, one pair will be cheering each other on.
Methamphetamine is more readily available than cannabis in Oamaru, police say.
For 17 years, Robert Gonzales was chief executive of Oamaru Hospital until he decided to step down in early May. After reflecting on his time with the hospital, he sat down with Daniel Birchfield to talk about his time there.
The fundraising committee tasked with securing funds for a statue of former All Black captain Richie McCaw in Kurow is inching closer to the figure required to apply for funding from the Otago Community Trust.
Exactly how elevated levels of E. coli came to be found in the Lower Waitaki Plains aquifer has yet to be determined, the Otago Regional Council says.
Greater tourism infrastructure investment is needed in the lower South Island, including the Waitaki district, National party leader Simon Bridges says.
It was something of an inevitability that Oamaru’s Maurice Ireland was going to make a career out of his artistic flair.
Oamaru's Victorian heritage celebrations need a freshen up if they are to continue, the new organising committee chairwoman overseeing them says.
An Oamaru man’s need for speed will take him to the United States to take part in the famed Bonneville Speed Week from August 11 to 17.
The anticipated economic benefits to Waitaki of the production of Disney film Mulan appear to have started already, according to one business owner and Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher.
The derelict Waimate main-street building being demolished will be replaced by another structure that will reflect the town’s Edwardian heritage.
Whether you are a weekend hacker or can handle a golf club with aplomb, the North Otago Golf Club's new nine-hole course will suit you.
Waitaki District Health Services Ltd has appointed a former Oamaru Hospital medical officer as its new clinical leader and rural hospital medicine specialist.
More than 60 staff from North Otago high schools met on Tuesday to discuss upcoming collective agreement negotiations with the Government.
Steampunk took over Oamaru at Queen’s Birthday Weekend, as the largest event in the southern hemisphere celebrating the genre transformed the town into a steampunk playground.
Ask Bob Archer about steampunk and he will tell you there is a whole lot more to it than a fancy costume and interesting back story.