Frequent near-misses as drivers fail to stop for the Oamaru Steam and Rail Society’s train pulling out of Harbourside Station are worrying society manager Harry Andrew.
Oamaru's Scottish Hall was bathed in a predominantly yellow glow for the 2016 North Otago Horticultural Society Spring Show at the weekend.
After events at the Waitaki Aquatic Centre yesterday, one thing is for certain — Oamaru’s Special Olympics swim team is going to be in great shape for its big meeting at the end of the year.
Oamaru guitarist Joseph Balfe’s star continues to rise.
Renewed negotiations with the Southern District Health Board have changed the nature of the "South Canterbury option" for Waitaki health services.
A mental health patient is back in a secure facility, in Timaru, after escaping from a mental health institution in Invercargill on Monday morning.
At least two feasibility studies are to be conducted for St John's proposed new ambulance station in Oamaru.
The Lean Meats Oamaru Ltd appeal of an October 2015 Employment Court decision in favour of the New Zealand Meat Workers Union was heard in the Court of Appeal in Wellington yesterday.
Oamaru's blue penguins have been granted breathing room by the Otago Regional Council.
On consecutive nights in Oamaru, allegedly drunk middle-aged female drivers crashed into a traffic light and a lamppost, police say.
Oamaru blue penguins could be using New Zealand's first penguin underpass within three weeks as crews continue work at the site at Oamaru Harbour.
Witnesses say a former North Otago representative rugby player was speeding before his vehicle was involved in a fatal crash near Kurow last year.
Having driven more than 2000km on an old tractor, Expedition South leader Al Fastier has not ruled out doing something similar again - "it's such a cool way to travel''.
A former North Otago star rugby player charged over a fatal crash in Hakataramea Valley Rd, near Kurow, has pleaded guilty to all charges.
The rural roading network is the lifeblood of the rural economy, and with an intimate knowledge of back roads rural New Zealanders more often these days are raising concerns about the roads they drive.
Underspending on the district’s roads for too long has stretched Waitaki’s rural roading network too thin, Palmerston-based Waitaki District Council mayoral candidate Stephen Wesselingh says.
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"High level" talks have begun with the Southern District Health Board (SDHB), to renew a contract for health services in the Waitaki district.
A lack of hard data on North Otago’s Pasifika population has spurred the Waitaki District Council and Oamaru Pacific Charitable Trust into action.
A pursuit near Twizel was called off when speeds of about 150kmh were reached, but the driver was outsmarted by quick communication between three police patrols.