It is a long wait for children joining the North Otago Big Buddy programme, as adult volunteers are in short supply.
Travellers are being urged to take care on Waitaki District roads as the clean-up gets under way in the wake of the weekend's flooding.
Bigger than ever, Kurow’s annual Festival Market Day provided people with the perfect ingredients to start the new year.
The Otago Daily Times asks prominent Southerners how they have been getting through a year dominated by Covid-19. Today, reporter Rebecca Ryan asks Oamaru artist Donna Demente how she has...
Visitors to Mackenzie district lakes are being told they risk losing access to the local lakes if they continue polluting the water.
Elizabeth Norton, together with her late husband, Trevor, has contributed to the Hampden community through a range of organisations and activities.
There was no shortage of fancy dress at the Kurow Races yesterday, despite the absence of its annual "fashion on the field" competition.
The North Otago family who won $18.25 million in Lotto say they want to use the money "to make a difference in the lives of people who really need it".
A police search and rescue operation has been mounted after four teenagers were reported overdue in their attempts to travel via the Manuherikia River to a bridge further downstream this afternoon.
A North Otago family's dreams came true this Christmas when they discovered on Boxing Day they had won $18.25 million dollars – the second largest Lotto prize won in 2020.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher hopes to showcase the Waitaki Lakes and keep children active with a bike scavenger hunt in the Otematata Wetlands Walkway these summer holidays.
Oamaru is buzzing after the buyer of a Lotto ticket at a local supermarket won $18.25 million in the Boxing Day jackpot.
The driver and sole occupant of a car was taken to Oamaru Hospital with moderate injuries after the car hit Waikoura bridge, at Awamoko, northwest of Oamaru, yesterday.
One lucky ticket holder from Oamaru is $18.25 million richer after winning the Boxing Day Powerball jackpot.
Christmas is epitomised at Orwell St Church’s holiday breakfast, which makes sure no-one is left behind.