A person has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a quad bike in North Otago this afternoon.
The Waste Management centre in Oamaru will be closed until further notice, following a fire on Monday evening.
Sunday's strong winds are not believed to have caused a two-vehicle crash near Herbert, that resulted in five people being flown to Dunedin Hospital, Oamaru police say.
Emergency services spent three hours battling the flames at an Oamaru business last night, but the owners are not calling for an investigation.
A Waitaki teen who said he intentionally damaged the windscreens of six Queenstown police vehicles, and damaged private vehicles belonging to officers, has been granted interim name suppression.
An Oamaru man who did burnouts in a vehicle that had no bumpers, headlights or seatbelts before crashing, during Level 4 lockdown, told police he wanted to take his car for "one last ride" before he sold it.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews have extinguished another ‘‘suspicious’’ fire at Oamaru’s Glen Warren Reserve this morning.
The Waitaki Girls’ High School boarding hostel centenary celebrations are going to be like the Tokyo Olympic Games, organising committee member Libby Johnston says.
Five people have been flown to hospital by rescue helicopter after a two-vehicle crash near Herbert in North Otago this afternoon.
You've got mail. And if you live in Oamaru, you can probably thank mail officers Geoff Loe and Bryce Gilchrist.
Broadening the community’s understanding of the Waitaki Whitestone Geopark and its significance in the district is vital, its trust’s new chairman says.
A school leader who has taught through war, a tsunami and fires is saying goodbye to the Oamaru school he calls his family.
Appointing a limited statutory manager at Ardgowan School is a "necessary step to achieve the best outcome for the school, staff, students and community", board of trustees chairman Simon Berry says.