Mongrel Mob drug dealings, standover tactics, intimidation and violence are unwanted in Waitaki, the mayor says.
Waitaki Boys’ High School first five Tyree Manaia prepares to punt during yesterday’s First XV interschool against Timaru Boys’ High School.
Future developments to Waitaki’s heritage buildings have been made a little easier.
Police say an expanded liquor ban at Loch Laird near Otematata will help keep people safe this Labour Weekend.
North Otago has its first points on the board in its bid to successfully defend the Meads Cup.
Steph Coubrough is determined to lend a hand to her community.
Work to find a solution to Kakanui’s stormwater problems has begun, but any action is at least several months away.
The Waitaki District Council is searching for the family of a fallen soldier as his memorial oak is in dire need of replacement.
Racist comments on a social media post celebrating Maori language has led one Southern council to warn people they will be banned if they follow suit.
Sunday's strong winds are not believed to have caused a two-vehicle crash near Herbert, that resulted in five people being flown to Dunedin Hospital, Oamaru police say.
Another extremely dangerous suspicious fire has been lit at Oamaru’s Glen Warren Reserve.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews have extinguished another ‘‘suspicious’’ fire at Oamaru’s Glen Warren Reserve this morning.
A school leader who has taught through war, a tsunami and fires is saying goodbye to the Oamaru school he calls his family.
Broadening the community’s understanding of the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark and its significance in the district is vital, its trust’s new chairman says.
Hamish Barrell is heading across the Waitaki River.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews worked to contain a scrub fire in Oamaru on Monday.
Who better to stop a couple of thieves stealing a tractor for a getaway mission than a bunch of North Otago farmers?
A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing that left two people injured, one seriously, in Oamaru yesterday morning.
A Southland woman is still not over the way her mother was neglected before her death at Oamaru Hospital.
Police have slammed the ‘‘appalling’’ behaviour of man who crashed his vehicle doing burnouts in North Otago.