The Government inquiry into mental health and addiction panel has left Oamaru with information it had not ''heard too much of'' in other areas, a panel member says.
Damage to football pitches at Awamoa Park in Oamaru is something the young players who use the fields should not have to contend with, Awamoa Football Club president Twyla Kingan says.
What is the next thing to seeing the universe from above? Getting the best view from the ground, of course.
Reports of burglaries at Oamaru’s North End may have ceased, but that is no reason people should become complacent, police say.
September 1 has been pencilled in as the opening date for the long-awaited North Otago hospice hub.
Flocks of red-billed gulls are causing a "disgusting" smell at an Oamaru supermarket, but their protected status means shoppers and nearby businesses may have to put up with the stench for years to come.
An Oamaru police officer who tasered an out-of-control goat 13 times will not face charges under the Animal Welfare Act.
Guidelines around the use of tasers have been updated by New Zealand Police after a feral goat was tasered 13 times by an Oamaru police officer in 2016.
A 22-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after her quad bike rolled at a rural property north of Oamaru yesterday afternoon.
It could be said that Oamaru's Craftwork Brewery is the toast of the Otago craft beer scene, after its success at the recent Australian International Beer Awards.
Oamaru twins Laura and Gemma Aker are pretty good Highland dancers and, as it turns out, are pretty handy at other sports, too.
The Oamaru Steam and Rail Society feels it has no alternative but to install barrier arms at a rail crossing at the intersection of Humber and Itchen Sts in Oamaru, after a series of near misses.
The sound of royal wedding bells is in the air, which means excitement is building at Iona Enliven Care Home in Oamaru, where the nuptials are being celebrated in regal fashion.
A man's aggressive reaction after he failed a practical driving test in Oamaru last week has shocked Vehicle Testing New Zealand.
Costs associated with employing locum doctors at Oamaru Hospital are set to rise "markedly" in the next six months, the chairman of Waitaki District Health Services says.
A third liquor store may open in Oamaru in the near future, after the Waitaki District Council received an off-licence application from a Mosgiel-based company.
She may have a long way to go, but Oamaru woman Teenica Harrex is making progress in her recovery from life-threatening injuries she received in a vehicle crash in Bali last year.
An out-of-control rubbish fire in Oamaru fuelled by fireworks being thrown on it was quickly brought under control by firefighters last night.
The man killed in a single-vehicle crash near Kurow on Tuesday has been named.
A spate of thefts in Glenavy, north of Oamaru, has shocked residents, and one group has taken matters into its own hands.