A driver suffered moderate injuries when his car hit a power pole after he had a medical event just north of Waikouaiti.
"They've more than just kept it alive - it’s now bursting at the seams," Duntroon Volunteer Fire Brigade acting chief fire officer John Abelen says.
Police are urging the public to be aware of phone scammers, after a North Otago resident was swindled out of a "significant amount" of money.
Waitaki winemakers have been among the lucky ones this year, reaping a solid harvest despite a challenging year for New Zealand growers as a whole.
While the idea of hedgehogs wearing backpacks and going on adventures in the Mackenzie Basin might sound cute, there are some important conclusions to be made from it.
The father of a child who died on a dangerous stretch of highway in North Otago says improvements to the road will save lives — but safety moves have taken "too long".
Officers caught a disqualified driver after attending a single-vehicle crash near Shag Point, on Hampden-Palmerston Rd, on Monday, police say.
A multimillion-dollar plan to upgrade a deadly section of State Highway 1 in North Otago has been revealed.
Oamaru teenager Lydia Harvey disappeared in early 1910, only to turn up months later as a key witness in a high-profile London sex-trafficking case. More than a century later, her life has much to...