How Waitaki coped with the influenza pandemic of 1918

The influenza pandemic of 1918 killed 9000 people in New Zealand. At least 83 of...

Milking continues as normal

Cows have no idea there is a pandemic, Natural Dairy co-owner Bethan Moore says. The 12-cow...

Police back PM’s ‘be kind’ messaging

Oamaru's top police officer is echoing the words of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and urging...

Taxis delivering meals on wheels

Whitestone Taxis has come to the rescue of Meals of Wheels in Oamaru. Last month, all...

Penguin rehabilitation goes swimmingly

The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony’s rehabilitation centre has never been busier. While the colony is closed...

Waitaki businesses encouraged to register through new online directory

The Waitaki District Council has launched a new business directory for residents to see which...

Neighbourliness survives

Residents of Walbrook Cres in Oamaru grabbed their deck chairs and headed to their front...

About being ‘a wee bit creative’

Oamaru's Pasifika community had to be creative to celebrate the traditional day of church and...

0% rates rise backed

Waitaki district councillors have unanimously agreed to work towards a 0% rates rise in the...

Top honour for motocrosser

Women's World Motocross champion Courtney Duncan has some simple advice for anyone trying a new sport - "give it a go and have fun,...

Borton Cup final cancelled

Borton Cup finalists Union and Albion both had strong claims of this being "their year". However, neither side will lift the Borton Cup tomorrow. On Wednesday,...

North Otago tennis champs crowned

Nicky Wallace and Robin Jamieson were crowned North Otago tennis champions over the weekend. It had been seven years since Wallace last won the women's...

Podium for Oamaru pair

Two Oamaru mountain bikers had podium finishes at the Motatapu men's mountain bike race last weekend. Taz Selfe and Sullivan Martin finished the 47km race...
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