Video: Courtesy of Ricky Hutchinson Crews have managed to contain a big blaze at high country farm Otematata Station in North Otago.
A love of animals grew into a desire to protect all wildlife for Forest and Bird Waitaki branch chairwoman Chloe Searle.
The Otago Regional Council has organised a series of drop-in sessions to discuss how the current water plan is working, and proposed plan change 1D.
The car involved in a fatal car crash just north of Glenavy on State Highway 1 was taken to Timaru so the Fire Service could recover the body of the crash victim.
Can the adults in North Otago play together nicely online? Shannon Gillies looks into the murky world of online behaviour in the district.
The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony has begun predator trapping and advocating for the yellow-eyed penguins at Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve, at the southern end of Cape Wanbrow in Oamaru.
Employers are lining up to take on Cadbury workers as Dunedin rushes to organise a jobs summit to support staff facing unemployment.
A founding feature of North Otago farm life is celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.
A wool shed burnt to the ground at Quailburn Downs Station near Omarama about 7am today.
One person is dead and another seriously injured after a crash on State Highway 1 near Glenavy, north of Oamaru, this morning.
The early exit of Waitaki District Council chief executive Michael Ross will not complicate plans to find his replacement, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says. A council press release ...
Oamaru’s historic Harbour St is going car-free for the next 11 weekends and a pop-up lunch will celebrate.
Waitaki District Council chief executive Michael Ross will leave his post in June, six months earlier than expected.
Construction of the new Palmerston Health Centre is about to start.
The Waitaki District Council yesterday approved a start to negotiations with a possible tenant for the vacant former North Otago Returned and Services Association (RSA) building in Itchen St, Oamaru.
Stage 2 of the Observatory Retirement Village will get a $250,000 boost from the Waitaki District Council to counter increased pressure on the number of community care beds in Oamaru.
Although he has "reluctantly" agreed to a trial weekend closure of Harbour St, Oasis Oamaru owner Greg Waite calls the proposed trial "meaningless" and a "stupid, stupid plan".
The former North Otago Returned and Services Association (RSA) building in Itchen St, Oamaru, could receive a $4million upgrade and expansion to suit the needs of an unnamed commercial tenant.
The Maritime New Zealand investigation into the February 9 sinking of the Oamaru fishing vessel Jane Marie is likely to last several weeks.
Presbyterian Support Otago and other Waitaki aged-care services want greater discussion and clarification of the role Waitaki District Council plans to play with the Observatory Hill Retirement...