A lengthy history of domestic violence came back to haunt an Oamaru man when he was sent to jailed for 13 months.
The arrest of a person on drug-related charges in Oamaru should serve as a clear message to gangs, police warn.
Forrester Heights should not be given up for the ‘‘construction of a few mansions for rich Aucklanders’’, Friends of Oamaru Harbour co-ordinator Vicki Jayne says.
Oamaru police are investigating a spate of burglaries at rural properties, and have issued a reminder to farmers to lock up their property.
Police say an expanded liquor ban at Loch Laird near Otematata will help keep people safe this Labour Weekend.
If a decision to opt in or out of the Government’s Three Waters reform had to be made today, the Waitaki District Council would be opting out, Mayor Gary Kircher says.
Oamaru will always have a special place in Bridget Harding’s heart. The Auckland artist talks to Rebecca Ryan about forging a career that fulfills her creative side.
A petition has been launched calling for more transparency from the Waitaki District Council in its promotion of the district.
Work to find a solution to Kakanui’s stormwater problems has begun, but any action is at least several months away.
The Waitaki District Council is searching for the family of a fallen soldier as his memorial oak is in dire need of replacement.
After pledging $5m to the Waitaki Event Centre anonymously, Doug and Donna Hurst have now come forward to encourage everyone in the Waitaki district to help create a "wonderful legacy for the community".
Racist comments on a social media post celebrating Maori language has led one Southern council to warn people they will be banned if they follow suit.
A person has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a quad bike in North Otago this afternoon.
The Waste Management centre in Oamaru will be closed until further notice, following a fire on Monday evening.