A section of State Highway 1 near the Waimate turn-off has been closed, and detours put in place, after a truck rolled.
North Otago was largely left unscathed after more rain fell on the South Island’s saturated east coast yesterday, and the Waitaki District Council’s clean-up went ahead unhampered, Waitaki Mayor...
Cattle could be culled in a response to the new-to-New Zealand disease affecting a South Canterbury dairy farm, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
Snow and ice are affecting and closing a number of southern highways on Thursday, while flooding in other areas mean drivers must take care, NZTA says.
Unruly behaviour could force a review of public access to the breakwater in Oamaru Harbour.
After visiting more than 250 op shops, North Otago's Irene Sparks will try to break the Guinness World Record for grabatology.
Motorists have been ignoring road closures, risking ‘‘injury and loss of insurance’’, says the Waitaki District Council.
Cleaning up after flooding in the Waitaki district could cost up to $1million.
All Dunedin’s Phillip Hill wants to do is bring the national Poultry, Pigeon and Canary Show to Dunedin and crow about a national win in his class.
Two Richmond property owners have been left devastated by the weekend’s weather event which wreaked havoc on their homes, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage.
Waitaki's Emergency Operations Centre has closed, but as the floodwaters recede the public will have to be patient as Waitaki District Council sets about managing the district’s recovery, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
A happy Thunder (right) eats apples yesterday after Friday’s floodwaters ordeal in the Hakataramea Valley.
Emergency Management Otago this morning lifted the state of emergency which existed since deluges and heavy wind battered Otago's eastern coast over the weekend.
UPDATED 9am Sunday July 23Delivery of the Otago Daily Times was affected by road closures due to flooding and slips on Saturday. The Weekend Edition has now been delivered to...
The organisers of this weekend's Oamaru Poultry, Pigeon & Canary Show are making plans to hold on to birds whose owners can not collect them due to flooding.
A level of risk from sewage exists as Oamaru begins to close down at the end of the town's first day of clean-up after Friday's record-setting rain event.
A pair of pied newborn lambs stand with the mother Lucky, in Papakaio in North Otago this week.
Fighting cancer was a family affair for the Crossan family. Hamish MacLean met Hailey, Tyla and Kara Crossan to talk about Hailey’s battle with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and how...
Spread flooding has caused road closures across South Canterbury, including a section of a Timaru road where a retaining wall came down late yesterday afternoon.
Record-setting rain left Oamaru and surrounding areas soaked and in a state of emergency last night.