Oamaru centenarian Tom Garbutt does not know the secret to living a long life but says keeping busy has been his "ideal way to keep going".
Parents are becoming agitated about the number of half-days Waitaki Boys’ High School pupils are being asked to take off so teachers can take part in "staff wellbeing framework programmes".
Waitaki Boys’ High School is applying for a review of its decile rating, to see if it is eligible for an increase in government funding.
Southern schools, organisations and groups joined more than one million people across the country taking part in Te Wa Tuku Reo Maori, the Maori Language Moment, yesterday.
St Kevin’s College intermediate A netballers had their prayers answered when they met Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday.
Oamaru is going to have "the best little harbour in New Zealand", the Waitaki District Council says.
It is with mixed feelings Adventure Books owner Bill Nye is moving on to a new chapter for his business.
A change in the weather has helped Otago fire crews extinguish two large blazes that got out of control yesterday.
The police serious crash unit has investigated a fatal car crash in Oamaru on Saturday night, and the death will be referred to the coroner.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters greets a voter in Oamaru yesterday as New Zealand First MP Mark Patterson (left) looks on.