A mystery worthy of an Enid Blyton novel is unfolding at Oamaru Harbour.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher has defended a months-long wait for submissions on a district plan review to become public.
A detailed incident report has shed little light on the cause of a fire that gutted a house north of Oamaru last month.
Red-billed gulls which have congregated in Oamaru in the past appear much reduced this year, the Waitaki District Council says.
A former Oamaru man charged in relation to the deaths of two teenagers in a single-vehicle crash earlier this year has appeared in the Oamaru District Court.
Locally produced food and wine often get the spotlight, but tonight's ''Made in the Waitaki'', part of the Waitaki Arts Festival, highlights local performers.
An Oamaru retirement village remains closed to visitors after a mystery bug swept through the facility last week.
An 18-year-old man has been charged in relation to a single-vehicle crash that killed two Oamaru teenagers earlier this year.
The driver of a vehicle involved in an alleged petrol drive-off in Omarama on Monday attempted to ram another vehicle after speeding away from the scene, police say.
Charges are likely for a banned driver who was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Oamaru this afternoon.
Unsealed roads have languished at the bottom of resident satisfaction polls for years, but the Waitaki District Council has yet to try to determine how much it would have to spend to significantly...
A nearly $500,000 gap in the budget for the estimated $3.63 million Waitaki district plan review has been filled.
Sightings of suspicious-looking drones being flown with unknown intent near rural North Otago properties at night appear to be on the wane.
Here are the full "progress" results for the Waitaki District Council mayoralty, council and community board races. The results are based upon the counting of approximately 95% of the returned...
Amassing about two-thirds of all votes cast for mayor, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says he feels positive about the direction of the district and the "good endorsement" from Waitakians.