Despite "keyboard angst" about the Waitaki District Council’s new anti-freedom camping bylaw being in full swing, no official complaints have been made, a council spokeswoman says.
Moeraki's paua fishery is under pressure and the invasive kelp Undaria is widespread off the North Otago township’s coastline, a University of Otago survey has found.
He had never planned to follow in his father's footsteps.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher wasted no time starting work on a campaign pledge to address rural roads in the district.
A Waimate irrigation company says it's tired of chasing Campbell Park Estate owners for money owed.
Only seven infringement notices were issued to campers over Labour Weekend, the first holiday period test for the Waitaki District Council's controversial freedom camper bylaw.
Coming from as far away as Australia, 10 current and former Oamaru residents took to the streets of North Otago in a double-decker bus to celebrate turning 70 in 2016.
The simple things — fresh air and a country diet — put Mirabel O’Brien (100) on the path to longevity.
Smoke filled the air, ear-splitting exhaust notes shattered the calm, and thousands took to the streets to take in the 2016 Waimate 50 at the weekend.
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.