A report on Moeraki stormwater presented to Waitaki district councillors yesterday could not have come soon enough, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Four deaths on southern roads in less than a week have prompted police to call for more public buy-in to bring down the road toll.
If Oamaru building owners do not take action in the coming weeks, red-billed gulls could be calling their roofs home for the summer.
Communtity questions over the mapping of Wahi Tupuna areas (sites and areas of significance to Maori) for the draft district plan have prompted the Waitaki District Council to explain the reasons...
A motorcyclist has died after a crash on State Highway 83 in the Waitaki Valley, police have confirmed.
The man who died in a crash in Oamaru is being remembered as a fourth-generation beekeeper with a heart of gold.
A Waimate woman who embarked on a "Bonnie and Clyde" style crime spree with her boyfriend in the Waitaki Valley has avoided a prison sentence.
Wallabies are spreading across the South Island despite control efforts, and while winter conditions can limit wallaby control work on the ground, it's the best to detect the pests using helicopters and drones with thermal cameras.
Sorting through 17 boxes of grapefruit, lemons, oranges and limes at Mainfreight’s Oamaru depot yesterday are Oamaru Lions Club members (from left) Klaus Steiner, Freeman Willetts, Lewis Gillies,...