A recreational horse riding group has taken its case for opening a historic bridle track to the Otago Conservation Board.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher and Waitaki District Council chief executive Fergus Power have quashed rumours there is bad blood between them.
An Oamaru man was fortunate to escape injury after he crashed through the roof of a Chelmer St garage yesterday.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher swore in 26 new citizens at a ceremony at the Oamaru Opera House yesterday afternoon.
A stretch of highway in Dunedin is the region's busiest, but a section of road in Queenstown leads the way for the biggest increase in usage in the last few years.
Nathan Du Preez (5), of Waikouaiti, adds his coin to the Waikouaiti School Daffodil Day coin trail in the school playground on Friday, helped by Waikouaiti teacher Michelle Windle.
Several large trees which hid Bowker's Bridge, over McCormick's Creek near Dunback, have recently been removed.
Alice Hore and Ryan Algar, of Oamaru, arrive at the sold-out Fundraiser Masquerade Ball at the Oamaru Masonic Lodge about 7pm on Saturday.
Oamaru's unofficial car sales yard at Awamoa Park has once again become a target for opportunistic thieves and vandals, Oamaru police say.
The Department of Conservation will not close its 30-site Ahuriri River Bridge Campsite while it waits for a fit-out to relieve the pressure from freedom campers.
There is "absolutely" no guarantee that the 2m young adult male leopard seal that visited Oamaru four times in August will return, Niwa marine mammal biologist and LeopardSeals. org researcher Dr...
Firewalls are closing in on mobile use in schools, including Palmerston's East Otago High where a no phone zone has been declared.
Both sceptics and supporters flocked to a public meeting yesterday to see plans for a multimillion-dollar floating luxury hotel proposed for Oamaru Harbour.
Network Waitaki chief executive Graham Clark is standing down after 16 years in the role, and 42 years with the consumer trust-owned company.
The theft of tens of thousands of dollars worth of seafood and meat from popular Moeraki restaurant Fleur's Place has left its owner shocked and saddened.
Oamaru Hospital's configuration will change in the future, but exactly how much will be determined by the review of the hospital's layout being carried out now.