UPDATED 9am Sunday July 23Delivery of the Otago Daily Times was affected by road closures due to flooding and slips on Saturday. The Weekend Edition has now been delivered to...
The organisers of this weekend's Oamaru Poultry, Pigeon & Canary Show are making plans to hold on to birds whose owners can not collect them due to flooding.
A level of risk from sewage exists as Oamaru begins to close down at the end of the town's first day of clean-up after Friday's record-setting rain event.
A pair of pied newborn lambs stand with the mother Lucky, in Papakaio in North Otago this week.
Fighting cancer was a family affair for the Crossan family. Hamish MacLean met Hailey, Tyla and Kara Crossan to talk about Hailey’s battle with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and how...
Spread flooding has caused road closures across South Canterbury, including a section of a Timaru road where a retaining wall came down late yesterday afternoon.
Record-setting rain left Oamaru and surrounding areas soaked and in a state of emergency last night.
Otago took a battering yesterday but the full extent of the damage will not be apparent until this morning.
An Itchen St Oamaru property has been evacuated after a retaining wall at the back of the house slipped and hit the house.
Robbie Elliott (9), of Papakaio, enjoyed yesterday’s children’s treasure hunt at Elephant Rocks, near Duntroon.
After tourists asked for recycling options in Oamaru, a three-bay recycling and rubbish bin has been installed at Friendly Bay, a first for the town.
Easter Sunday trading may be permitted the Waitaki District.
A "robust framework" not a "rambling" approach is needed for a Harbour St closure consultation period, a Waitaki district councillor says.
A regional state of emergency is in place for Otago due to widespread flooding across the region. Civil defence staff are actively responding in Waitaki, Dunedin, Clutha and Central Otago districts as rivers are rising rapidly.
A Waitaki district councillor says a proposal to build an indoor stadium in Oamaru would be a ''noose around the neck'' of the district's ageing ratepayer base.
Calving has begun on North Otago's dairy farms.
The expansion of Oamaru's historic area is a good ''first step'' as the town seeks even greater recognition for its heritage buildings, Waitaki district councillor Peter Garvan says.
Two women have minor injuries after their camper van crashed on the Twizel-Omarama Rd this morning.
Wild weather brought snow to the Lindis Pass and surface flooding to parts of the Upper Clutha and North Otago yesterday, with more expected for the South Island later this week.
Police in Oamaru are trying to find the owner of a firearm (pictured) they believe was stolen.