A spate of thefts in Glenavy, north of Oamaru, has shocked residents, and one group has taken matters into its own hands.
The identity of one of five North Otago premises that supplied alcohol to minors as part of a controlled purchase operation last year has been revealed by the Waitaki District Council.
It looks increasingly likely the running of Oamaru’s Victorian heritage celebrations will fall to Tourism Waitaki, with possible input from the Waitaki District Council.
Three pubs in North Otago are in the hands of new owners, who have big plans for them. Daniel Birchfield found out more.
Continuing the transition from a "specialist to generalist" medical model is to be a key focus for Waitaki District Health Services Ltd over the next serval months, the company’s chairman says.
An Oamaru man is questioning why he was forced to pay more than $250 for a shingles vaccine when others two years his junior do not have to.
When Olivia Winbush decided she wanted to pursue a more meaningful career, joining the police was the obvious option.
The North Otago Irrigation Company is reminding shareholders of their responsibilities in regards to stock in waterways under their environmental farm plans.
Oamaru's Victorian heritage celebrations are ``not dead in the water'' even after the committee that organises them folded this week, a former committee member and chairwoman says.
In the lead-up to each Anzac Day, Maheno School, south of Oamaru, likes to do something special to honour the memory of those from the area who never came home from World War 1.
The granddaughter of an Australian soldier wounded at Gallipoli will speak at the Anzac Day service in the town with the same name as the ship that transported him to safety.
Traffic was brought to a halt on State Highway 1 south of Oamaru yesterday, after a truck-and-trailer unit slammed into the back of a people mover about 2.15pm.
Unlike most identical twins, Oamaru’s Rita Fogarty (left) and Agnes Rapson had to wait a while to use their likeness to their advantage in certain situations.
Nearly six months after an out-of-control vehicle ploughed through the front door, Coast Cafe at Kakanui is set to reopen.
After 40 years in the industry, Oamaru pharmacist Jim Hopley (64) will retire on Monday. Reporter Daniel Birchfield spoke to the co-owner of Oamaru Pharmacy to look back on his life and career.
Mountain Biking North Otago members are becoming increasingly frustrated at having to pick up rubbish left behind by those who have created a "hangout spot" near one of the Oamaru tracks.