Youthline is setting up shop in Oamaru to respond to the mental heath needs in North Otago.
More needs to be done to promote Maori as a subject and Maori educators need to be encouraged to move to rural centres such as North Otago, says a leading educator.
While the Waitaki District Council is expecting "a positive financial result", the year-end surplus will not be as high as the anticipated $5.07million surplus indicated in the latest draft report,...
The Waitaki District Council’s customer services committee will vote on an amended draft freedom camping bylaw next week.
The youngest freemason leader in 138 years of freemasonry in the East Otago town has been installed at Palmerston’s Masonic Lodge.
A multimillion-dollar expansion is under way at Oamaru’s Rainbow Confectionery factory.
Disposal of asbestos in Waitaki District Council-owned buildings is in full swing this year, with the biggest budget in the past 10 years, but council is yet to determine exactly how...
The passenger in a car crash at Deborah, in North Otago, has died in Dunedin Hospital.
Getting up early to explore the back roads of the central South Island has been an annual event for Oamaru couple Arnold and Dorothy McKee for longer than most.
Department of Conservation staff euthanised a stranded pilot whale on the North Otago coast yesterday, after rescue attempts failed.
The Department of Conservation has euthanised a whale stranded on the beach beside SH1 on the Katiki Straight, north of Shag Point.
Audit New Zealand’s approach to best practice might not be best suited to councils the size of the Waitaki District Council, the council’s chief executive says.
An Oamaru rest-home is looking for another manager, and the union that represents workers on site wants action to be taken to look after staff.
Waitaki District Council chief executive Michael Ross and Waste Management NZ South Island general manager Gareth James signed the memorandum of understanding for the provision of waste services in...
Friendship and similar backgrounds are the mortar that held together the bricks of a Weston couple's marriage.
Oamaru is missing out on commercial tourism opportunities without a helicopter landing pad at Oamaru Harbour, Venture Waitaki chairman Simon Berry says.
A Timaru contractor has been given the task of shepherding two Waitaki film sets to their final resting place - the landfill.
Chinese national Limin Ma has pleaded guilty over the crash which killed young Dunedin photographer Riley Baker.
After five decades ensuring the Waitaki district has a reliable power supply, Dennis Norman is stepping aside.
A 36-year-old Oamaru man thinks he is lucky to be alive after a whitebaiting trip went wrong at the weekend.