A report that a car towing a boat careered off a bridge near Otematata is incorrect, police say.
They may be smaller than that of Oamaru, but Kurow and Palmerston's learn-to-ride bike parks will serve exactly the same purpose.
For a former British Special Air Service soldier now based in Oamaru, nothing in life is harder than visiting the graves of his fallen comrades.
Before he ran the Fort Enfield Tavern, Johnny Rogers spent 22 years in the New Zealand Army as a chef.
A Waitaki district councillor has voiced her displeasure about the preferred site of a proposed new St John base in Oamaru.
An Oamaru construction company has been placed in liquidation and an investigation into its operations is forthcoming, one of the liquidators appointed to handle the process has confirmed.
Children from various social and service clubs gathered at the services section of the Oamaru Cemetery yesterday afternoon to take part in an annual posy-laying ceremony before Anzac Day.
Easter is over - but for a small North Otago primary school, the hunt for a mysterious "Easter bunny'', who has left chocolate around school grounds for the past five years, goes on.
Two Waitaki District Council ward boundaries are to be redrawn before this year's local body elections, the council has confirmed.
Seven people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two cars collided on a straight stretch of road near Omarama yesterday afternoon.
Planter boxes in keeping with the "general harbour theme" look likely to be the basis of a landscaping plan to replace the sycamore trees felled in Tyne St in early March.
Seven people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two cars collided on a straight stretch of road near Omarama this afternoon.
Sage Openshaw (3), of Oamaru, tucks into a chocolate marshmallow egg at the Oamaru Elim Church giant Easter egg hunt at the Oamaru Public Gardens yesterday.
Continuing a long-standing Good Friday tradition, hundreds of people in Oamaru and Queenstown took part in Easter walks of the cross yesterday.
A Palmerston farmer has been fined $33,000 after an incident which left a truck driver with a skull fracture and other significant head injuries.
A request for $80,000 to fund an additional staff member for the Waitaki District Council's recreation unit has been approved by the council's asset committee, and awaits final approval by the full...
Amid the horror of the March 15 terror attacks in Christchurch has been an outpouring of goodwill for the Muslim community and the victims' families, whose lives have been altered irrevocably.
New mothers who had given birth in Dunedin have since been turned away from Oamaru Hospital's maternity ward because of staff shortages, Waitaki District Health Services has confirmed.