After retracing Janet Frame’s steps for almost a decade, Lynley Caldwell is stepping in a new direction.
The concrete is being poured at Observatory Village’s $32 million ‘‘stage two’’ development.
Between a rock and a hard place. That's how historian Helen Stead feels about the state of the Oamaru Railway Station.
Acknowledgement. That was what lay at the heart of a Lake Ohau Village event that marked one year since a fire tore through the town, destroying 48 houses and structures.
Between providing tasty breakfasts, a place to catch up with friends, and fresh produce, the Oamaru Farmers’ Market has been a vital community hub for the past 10 years.
A frustrated Moeraki landowner is calling for the Waitaki District Council to do better.
The Waitaki District Council is rolling out a traffic calming trial in Oamaru’s popular Harbour St.
Fleurs Place has reopened and is ‘‘doing it right’’, owner Fleur Sullivan says.
Ta-ta to tartan for now.
You've got mail. And if you live in Oamaru, you can probably thank mail officers Geoff Loe and Bryce Gilchrist.
"You don’t have to open, you only open if you can abide by the law."
Central Otago businesses already hit hard by lockdown are losing out on a much-needed boost following cancellation of Alexandra’s Blossom Festival.
The Waitaki District Council is still deciding the future of two unofficial landfills that were discovered in 2019.
The Shag River has undergone a name change.
"Sometimes you just need a push."
It was more than a year ago when Oamaru grandparents Kate and Brian* became the primary caregivers for their grandchildren Jack* and Olivia*, whose parents had become addicted to methamphetamine.
Off with a splash.
Oamaru police said they would catch them and they did.
A couple are facing a raft of charges after a police car was rammed and a vehicle later stolen during a busy morning for Oamaru police today.
It was a case of mettle to pedal.