Oamaru North School is seeking parental board of trustees representatives as aspects of its operations continue to be overseen by a limited statutory manager.
Two wheels or three wheels — it does not make much of a difference at the March Hare Motorcycle Rally.
Police are once again reminding those selling vehicles at Oamaru’s unofficial car sales yard to take them home overnight after two vehicles were damaged.
Possible ‘‘mutual benefits’’ can be realised if the Waitaki District Council and Te Runanga O Moeraki continue to foster a relationship, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Four helicopters helped fight a large vegetation fire inland from Palmerston in East Otago yesterday.
The sight of a vintage car in Oamaru’s Harbour St is not unusual — unless it is being driven by a Hollywood star.
A water tanker filling station is being considered for Hampden or Palmerston, partly to address Waitaki District Council concerns about water being taken illegally.
Darts players from Blenheim to Bluff have arrived in Oamaru for one of the country’s biggest competitions, which gets under way at the Oamaru Club today.
It may not have seemed it at first glance when wandering along Harbour St yesterday, but the jewel of Oamaru’s Victorian precinct was indeed being prepared for lights, camera and action.
A Waitaki district councillor is ‘‘uncomfortable’’ with what council resources may be used to help the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust in its bid to win Unesco geopark status for the district.
An investigation has been launched into the cause of a large blaze that scorched grass and scrub on a rural property near Herbert in North Otago on Sunday.
Exactly which resources the Waitaki District Council will provide to support the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark Trust in its bid to establish a Unesco geopark in the district have been revealed.
Sections of the Kurow Duntroon Irrigation Company pipeline will go underground, as an application to amend its consent for the project is to be considered by an independent commissioner.
Austin Carter is a chip off the old block.
After being closed for nearly 18 months, Oamaru’s former Limelight Cinema is likely to reopen by the end of the year.
It was the heat, rather than running more than 300km that caught up with a handful of athletes in the gruelling Alps 2 Ocean Ultra that finished at Oamaru Harbour on Saturday.
Plans for a dairy training farm at Oamaru Airport remain on the back-burner as visa processing delays continue to thwart the National Trade Academy’s ability to enrol international students.
A prominent, more than century-old Kurow building requires extensive earthquake strengthening work, but exactly how it will be paid for is uncertain.
Otago, Southland and the West Coast are in line for a $23million funding injection to help address a range of infrastructure issues, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced yesterday.
After more than 11,000 callouts, Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade Station Officer Gavin Cochrane has no plans to pull the pin on doing his duty any time soon.