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.
Oamaru's Criterion Hotel will reopen and "continue to run as a hotel", but exactly when that will happen continues to be kept under wraps.
A solution may have been found by the Waitaki District Council to tackle the unsightly mess being left on the footpath in Coquet St by endangered red-billed gulls.
As the curtain prepares to fall on the final Alps 2 Ocean Ultra, organiser Mike Sandri knows emotions will run high when the final competitor crosses the finish line. Daniel Birchfield caught up...
Opening a movie theatre in Oamaru is "looking more viable than ever", Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says.
It is a case of third time lucky for the Dunedin EV Owners Group, after an announcement Palmerston will finally get an electric vehicle charging station.
A ‘‘two-step process’’ to determine building and consent fees for social housing needs to be considered by the Waitaki District Council, Cr Melanie Tavendale says.
Two men trapped in a light truck after it rolled inland from Oamaru yesterday had to kick their way out of the vehicle.
A former European Tour winner will headline a field of more than 40 professionals at tomorrow’s North Otago Legends Pro-am at the North Otago Golf Club.
Seeking the public’s views on St John’s plans to build an ambulance station at Awamoa Park in Oamaru is ‘‘premature’’ given it has not formally requested to lease land there, Cr Jim Hopkins says.
A funding request for an additional staff member for the Waitaki District Council’s IT department drew a mixed response in the council chambers yesterday, despite being approved.
Whether the Waitaki District Council will lease a parcel of land at Awamoa Park to St John to build an ambulance station will be be decided only after public consultation takes place.
A high-powered Mexican delegation has given Oamaru the tick of approval as an innovative business area with strong economic development opportunities.
At just 12 years old and with five years of experience, Chloe Ruddle is a rider for rodeo fans to keep an eye on.
Non-compliant building inspections and poor quality building consent applications may hit offenders in the pocket under a Waitaki District Council proposal.
Four months after Waitaki’s local government elections, the fifth seat on the Ahuriri Community Board has finally been filled.
Discussions with a potential tenant for the former girls’ hostel at St Kevin’s College are "well advanced", principal Paul Olsen says.