Under attack by a man he thought he knew well, Oamaru police sergeant Tony Woodbridge’s thoughts turned to fellow police officer Peter Umbers, who was beaten to death with his own baton.
The Oamaru man responsible for the hit-and-run death of a 14-year-old girl in 2018 has again been sentenced to home detention, this time for driving and violence charges.
Roading projects across the South will have to be trimmed because of funding allocations labelled neglectful and disrespectful.
Today, one man will get to hold his 18-month-old son, whom he hasn't seen since he was a baby. But his family's friends are having to explain to their six-year-old girl why waiting on a visa decision means she can't yet be reunited with her dad.
Oamaru’s main football ground, Awamoa Park, was damaged after a vehicle was driven on it at the weekend, leaving muddy tyre tracks in its wake.
The Waitaki District Council is pushing pause on its work to identify significant national areas (SNAs).
Waitaki youth are being sucked in by vaping and the district’s principals want to prevent another generation from succumbing to nicotine addiction.
A former Oamaru man who went on a mini crime spree while "down the rabbit hole" of methamphetamine addiction appears to have turned his life around, a judge says.
Oamaru's Pacific Island community is being encouraged to get the Covid-19 vaccination when a clinic opens next month.
Police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash in North Otago at the weekend.
The chief fire officer of the Hampden Volunteer Fire Brigade arrived home on Tuesday night to find his house on fire.
Gathering at a grave doesn't always have to be a sombre occasion. For the Wilson cousins at the weekend it was a chance to reflect, and honour those who brought them all together - their ancestors.