A North Otago dairy-farm worker will be compensated nearly $18,000 after he was unfairly dismissed.
Despite no confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Waitaki, a Waitaki District Council emergency operation centre is ready to support the community.
A $2.5million budget has been approved for the urgent removal of sludge from four of the Waitaki District Council’s wastewater ponds.
Oamaru North School’s newly-appointed principal says the North Otago school has "a lot of potential", which she is keen to see flourish.
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.
Nearly $250,000 has been raised in a week for the young family of a former Hyde man killed suddenly on the first day of lockdown.
Some Oamaru residents continue to flout the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, raising the ire of police.
Some Oamaru residents continue to flout the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, a stance that has raised the ire of police.
Oamaru's top police officer is echoing the words of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and urging residents to “be kind”.
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.
Oamaru's Pasifika community has had to be creative to celebrate traditional day of church and family amid the Covid-19 lockdown yesterday.
Residents of Walbrook Cres in Oamaru took their chairs and headed out to their front lawns for a "happy hour" on Saturday.
Waitaki district councillors have unanimously agreed to work towards a 0% rates rise in the 2020-21 financial year.
The Waitaki District Council will consider stopping a planned rates rise at an emergency council meeting today.