Volunteer Otago’s plans to open a Waitaki branch have been put on hold, but now is the perfect time to put your free time to good use, its manager Leisa de Klerk says.
Cows have no idea there is a pandemic, Natural Dairy co-owner Bethan Moore says.
A St John medical tent has been set up outside the Oamaru Hospital for staff to see patients who show symptoms of Covid-19 or have other infectious diseases.
Whitestone Taxis has come to the rescue of Meals of Wheels in Oamaru.
Oamaru's top police officer is echoing the words of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and urging residents to “be kind”.
Glide Omarama plans to be back in the air by September, albeit in an initially reduced capacity.
Residents of Walbrook Cres in Oamaru took their chairs and headed out to their front lawns for a "happy hour" on Saturday.
Oamaru's Pasifika community has had to be creative to celebrate traditional day of church and family amid the Covid-19 lockdown yesterday.
There is no need to panic about reports of a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the Waitaki district, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
The Waitaki District Council has capped a rates increase at 3.5% and made plans to draw up to $2million from its disaster relief fund to alleviate stresses posed by Covid-19.
The Relay For Life in Waimate raised almost double what the organiser had hoped for.
The Highlanders Bravehearts came away with a 57-19 win over a brave but out-gunned Sydney University team at Whitestone Contracting Stadium in Oamaru yesterday.
Before Sunday, Carl Hunt had never run a marathon.
A Kakanui market gardener who works only 1.5 acres will have a paper presented at the World Organic Conference in France in September.
Bargains are hard to come by these days. But with meals prepared by a qualified chef for $5, St Kevin’s College appears to be offering one.
Two steel hips, a steel ankle and health complications have not slowed Len LeBlanc down.
The National Trade Academy has put its plans for a dairy farm training school at Oamaru Airport on hold because of processing delays caused by international visa office closures.
Seventeen seconds. That is all it took for a man to smash a glass door at Oamaru’s Johnson Gluyas Tractors and steal three chainsaws at 2.45am on Tuesday.
Seventeen seconds. That is all it took for a man to smash a glass door at Oamaru’s Johnson Gluyas Tractors and steal three chainsaws at 2.45am on Tuesday morning.
Shark Twain? Sharky McSharkface? If you can think of a better name for a sevengill shark, Elizabeth Prentice would like to hear from you.