With more Filipinos than ever now calling the Waitaki district home, the Filipino Waitaki Incorporated basketball league 2017-18 season has expanded to eight teams.
The Waitaki District Council has called for the public to nominate parts of the district’s history for protection in the district plan.
Maverick Alastair Mcwhirter does not know it yet, but the day he was born was an unforgettable one.
There’s a jarring anachronism in this photo, as a man inadvertently photo-bombs Oamaru’s Victorian Heritage Celebrations and manages to stand out even more than those whose intention was to do just...
One thousand cattle on a newly-identified infected Waimate property will be culled, on top of 4000 cattle already scheduled for destruction because of Mycoplasma bovis.
A man who allegedly stole a late-model four-wheel-drive vehicle from outside an Oamaru business at the weekend has been arrested with a little help from social media.
Fish & Game is taking action to save the "very low" wild salmon population in Otago and the South Island.
Rabbit numbers on the Moeraki peninsula have skyrocketed and are at "plague" proportions, residents say.
If Oamaru Steam and Rail Society general manager Harry Andrew were a ticket collector, you would have to hand it to him.
Easter Sunday trading restrictions will remain in place in the Waitaki district despite a last-ditch appeal from the Waitaki Tourism Association to allow more shops to open.
Police checks and reduced powers for some Waitaki District Council staff are overdue, according to a councillor who regularly speaks out against staff policy at meetings.
Four years after Swiss police started using photographs to identify criminals in 1854, New York police opened a ``Rogues Gallery'' to the public to view society's criminal element.
The first patients to arrive at the newly opened Palmerston Health Centre were presented with a bunch of roses by their GP, Dr Gareth Keat, as they walked in at 9am yesterday.
After consulting with the public, the Waitaki District Council appears ready to continue restrictions on Easter Sunday trading in the district.
Armistice Day was marked throughout Otago on Saturday.
Waitaki District Health Services Limited's $593,945 deficit last year simply shows the health company needs to increase its revenue, chairman Chris Swann said.
The Waitaki District Council has yet to determine how many properties in Oamaru could be affected by the Act that scuppered lease negotiations for the former North Otago RSA building.
Established more than 50 years after the former northernmost colony of Otago shags, the colony at Oamaru Harbour appears set to become the largest colony of Otago's endemic seabird.
Some might think 70km a day on a penny-farthing would make a rider wheelie, wheelie tyred, but Oamaru Ordinary Cycle Club captain Graeme Simpson says it is no big deal.
The "gods are smiling" on Waitaki Valley wine growers this spring.