A truck and trailer unit has gone off the road, near Shag Point, closing one lane of SH1, it is expected to be fully closed this afternoon so the truck can be removed.
Work is under way to create a new campsite for motorhomes in Palmerston.
The Waitaki District Council will talk with people from Moeraki about options for troublesome, community-built Haven St after major damage to the road occurred during last week's downpour.
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A Palmerston woman says her home was broken into and items she and her husband treasured taken during his tangi last week.
The decision to post a second Southern District Health Board (SDHB) psychiatrist in Oamaru is proving positive for both patients and staff, the board's mental health medical director says.
The Environment Court has determined Mackenzie District Council's plan change 13 should go ahead, subject to a few changes.
Australians marking Anzac Day in Maheno will be able to sing their national anthem under their flag next week.
The artist who will shape Kurow's tribute to former All Black captain Richie McCaw has been chosen.
The deadline has passed for Herbert man Wayne Richardson to significantly reduce his flock of wandering birds.
One of the refuges which helps women fleeing violent relationships in North Otago is calling for an increase in its baseline funding to prevent it possibly having to cut one of its services.
Pat Robertson believes it is time for a change.
Harbour St businesses are generally pleased with the historic street's car-free weekends, the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust says.
A ''magical'' find at Papakaio School about six weeks before the school celebrated its 150th jubilee over Easter helped to shape the day's events.
Ready to tee off on the 10th hole at the North Otago Golf Club's 125th jubilee are Tim Hutchinson, Marty Davey, Graeme McIntyre, and Harry Jones, all of Oamaru.
North Otago woman Cathy Hurst has broken new ground.
South Island general manager Gareth James says the new Waste Management NZ refuse transfer station in Oamaru will process between 5000 and 10,000 tonnes of waste every year.
The share sale for the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme has been extended past its April 10 deadline.
A Hampden man says he scared off two people digging holes and using metal detectors around the Hampden War Memorial.
Democracy has won out and people have a service they might have lost had they stayed quiet, a Waitaki district councillor says.