Four people have sustained minor injuries after a campervan rolled near Omarama in the Waitaki district this afternoon.
Police have confirmed one person is dead after a people mover hurtled down a bank next to SH1 in North Otago this morning.
Relatives of a Weston man killed during construction of the Deborah rail underpass 84 years ago want to find out more about him.
Oamaru businesswoman Nora Ngau Chun chooses to look on the bright side of her career move into the tourism industry four months before it was decimated by a global pandemic.
A novel promotion to offset the impact of Covid-19 on the tourism industry is reaping rewards for the owners of Oamaru’s Pen-y-bryn Lodge.
An Oamaru woman is stranded and isolated in a United Kingdom hospital, and is facing paralysis unless she has immediate spinal surgery.
National leader Todd Muller has addressed Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker's leaking of confidential details of Covid-19 patients during a visit to Oamaru. Meanwhile a sign at Walker's office says he is on "annual leave".
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has slammed the Government’s rejection of a move to fast-track three Otago infrastructure projects, labelling the reason behind it as "lame".
Emergency services responded to two crashes in the region yesterday, both needing the rescue helicopter to fly patients with serious injuries to Dunedin Hospital.
Terry O’Neill, of Oamaru, receives his Queen’s Service Medal for services to sports journalism from Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at an investiture ceremony at Government House.
A lack of urgency in central government decision-making is "appalling" and putting too much pressure on Waitaki District Council staff, Ahuriri ward councillor Ross McRobie says.
Farmers whose properties are alongside the Waitaki River are irate they are being charged rates on land which has been washed away.
One person has been flown to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after a crash at Macraes Flat in East Otago.
Emergency services are responding to a crash in Weston, North Otago, where a person has sustained serious injuries.
A Mataura woman who trashed an Oamaru liquor store on Sunday before returning to unleash a tirade of abuse at staff had drunk more than four litres of cider, police say.
From shooting man-eating hippos and training lions to "act", to protecting endangered penguins from predators, North Otago man Peter Whitehead has covered a lot in his 97 years.