Recently sworn in Waitaki district councillors (from left) Bill Kingan (Corriedale ward), newly named deputy mayor Melanie Tavendale (Oamaru ward) , Jim Hopkins (Oamaru ward), Peter Garvan (Oamaru...
An Oamaru cheese-maker took cheese to France last month and was pleased to find it stacked up in the motherland of cheese.
Another crash on State Highway 1 near Moeraki has prompted police to issue a reminder that motorists should drive with care.
A pregnant woman suffered injuries thought to be serious after the car she was travelling in rolled on the Waitaki plains, north of Oamaru, yesterday afternoon.
The appeals of three men convicted of murdering North Otago man Justin McFarlane have been dismissed and his family say they look forward to moving on.
Police are unlikely to lay any charges in relation to an Oamaru man being shot in the head at close range by a fishing line shooting machine.
A 24-year-old woman has been taken to Oamaru Hospital with serious injuries after a car rolled on Seven Mile Rd, north of Oamaru.
A Herbert man says he will be pursuing the police for damages after a judge threw out a case against him yesterday.
A 62-year-old man is in serious condition in hospital after being shot in the head at close range by a fishing line shooting machine near Oamaru.
After two years of having nowhere to call their own, the North Otago SPCA is close to setting up an interim centre inside Oamaru Vetlife in Thames St.
The theft of parts from an auto electrician in Palmerston was planned, the co-owner believes.
A zipline over Oamaru Harbour could be a tipping point for tourism in the North Otago town - and it could become a reality as soon as next year.
The planned visitor accommodation study for Oamaru has been cancelled as the town's capacity to cater for tourists continues to change.
A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death, six months after a mother and her baby son were killed in a two-car crash near Twizel.
Money for survivors of a Caribbean nation's latest natural disaster is being welcomed by Project HHH - Hearts and Hands for Haiti, an emergency relief initiative with deep North Otago roots.
Bird strikes, blown engines, fast cars and quad bikes featured in the first weekend of this year’s Waimate 50.
After thousands of hours of building and rebuilding, creating and recreating, Stephen Murray will not let his time machine crumble to dust.
After teaching people to do three-point turns and reverse parallel parking in Balclutha, Temuka man and former driving instructor Graeme Taylor now competes in as many races as possible around Otago and further afield.
Hundreds of people of all ages took part in Saturday’s Rainbow Confectionery 5km Rainbow Run at Oamaru Racecourse.
Bevan Crombie, the managing director of New Zealand’s largest distributor of natural health products, has a reputation in Oamaru as a gentleman and a businessman.