When Owen Marshall was a schoolboy, New Zealand writers were not held in the same regard as international authors or poets.
A conflict of interest forum for elected officials in Oamaru is not related to Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher's former close involvement in establishing an adventure park at Oamaru Harbour.
Oamaru police want to identify this man and the driver of a BMW involved in recent incidents.
It all began with a dance, and tomorrow Oamaru couple Laurie and Avis Tempero will celebrate 60 years of marriage.
Many areas of Otago experienced the coldest temperatures of the year as ``severe frosts'' hit the region just before dawn yesterday.
The ''disappointing'' attack on a salmon farm net in Twizel means the loss of thousands of dollars, the farm's owner says.
The Waitaki District Council could avoid a budget blowout for the planned replacement of the Oamaru Creek pedestrian bridge by committing to developing a cycle trail north of the bridge.
The land deal that saved the Omarama Airfield a decade ago will cost the Waitaki District Council more than $440,000.
Garagenalia, or vintage roadside relics, is a big deal for collectors these days.
It's a message you see regularly on roadside signs and on the television - a simple click saves lives.
The wish-list for Waitaki ratepayers in this year’s annual plan has been published by the Waitaki District Council.
Whitestone City welcomes newcomers to Oamaru’s past, but Oamaru’s newest tourism attraction has also been designed with residents in mind.
Palmerston's community board is to ask the Waitaki District Council to move the town's bus stop back to, or near, its original location following growing community frustration with the new site.
Five names remain in the hat to replace Waitaki District Council chief executive Michael Ross.
A "rogue" journal makes a 230-year-old collection of books documenting Captain James Cook’s third voyage unique, says an Oamaru rare books salesman.
Veteran broadcaster Lawrence McCraw is about to launch his fifth private radio station.
It may only be 5km inland from Oamaru, but Weston, population 800, does not live in its big brother’s shadow.
Two hotels could be built on Oamaru’s waterfront as the council moves to free up harbour-front sites for new accommodation.
A teenager who made people take notice with his youthful wisdom will speak in Oamaru on Monday night.
Ben Bringans (pictured) and eight other firefighters from the Oamaru Volunteer Fire Brigade will tackle 51 flights of stairs made up of 1103 individual steps at the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair...