The democratic process is getting a shake-up in the Waitaki district.
Two men fled the scene of an accident in Oamaru yesterday after a vehicle collided with a parked car before smashing through a residential fence.
A promise of more jobs came from dairy giant Yili as it celebrated the opening of its stage two development at its Glenavy production plant on Saturday.
The Waitaki Bridge was temporarily closed yesterday after a collision involving a car towing a trailer and a camper van.
A familiar face has rejoined the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust.
The board chairman at Fenwick School has apologised for minimising the level of opposition to religious instruction in schools.
The Labour Party is likely to announce its Waitaki MP candidate today, a Labour source says.
Holidaymakers from Asia and Europe were caught up in a multiple car pile-up in the Waitaki Valley yesterday.
Emergency services are at the scene of a five-car crash near Kurow, in North Otago.
Chickens roaming on to State Highway 1 have created ''an ongoing problem'' for motorists south of Oamaru.
Whitestone City will open in Oamaru this May, Tourism Waitaki general manager Jason Gaskill confirmed yesterday.
People behind a proposal to upgrade a North Otago water scheme have been criticised by smaller shareholders as being disorganised and involved in a conflict of interest.
Demand from exhibitors was already high for the second East Otago Field Days to be held at Palmerston in October, field days president Paul Mutch said recently.
Police are reporting a spike in break-ins of cars, houses and sheds in Oamaru.
Estimated construction costs for the Waitaki District Council's cultural facility development project have increased by 33%, but the increase will not affect ratepayers, a spokesperson says.
A man has suffered moderate injuries after a truck and ute crashed at Pukeuri in North Otago.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher cut the red ribbon and about 30 children wheeled on to Oamaru’s "latest playground attraction" at the weekend.
Jazz notes of all varieties echoed through historic Oamaru at the weekend.
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An Otago/Southland manufacturer is being sought to make "iconic" Kiwi confectionery brands, Mondelez said yesterday after announcing the closure of the Dunedin Cadbury factory.