Monday 25th June, 2018

The Oamaru Rowing Club is looking to plug a financial leak following the departure of a key tenant.

Harbourside Fitness leased out the gym on the club's second floor, but their departure means the coffers are starting to run dry.


Monday 11th June, 2018

A year on from launching a nationwide personal development programme in Oamaru, entertainer Stan Walker has been back in town to check on progress.

Walker's an ambassador for the Good 2 Great initiative, which aims to help young people to connect, reflect and ultimately create change in their communities.


Wednesday 06th June, 2018

Steampunk took over Oamaru during Queen's Birthday Weekend, as enthusiasts celebrated the genre with a parade and vaudeville show.

The festival is inspired by science fiction and science fantasy literature, and attracts visitors from around the world.


Wednesday 30th May, 2018

One of the first farms to test positive for Mycoplasma bovis has been visited by the Prime Minister.

Jacinda Ardern's given assurances the Government will help farmers affected by the disease and it appears the message is being well received.


Tuesday 29th May, 2018

Oamaru's observatory is scanning the night skies again after five years of being out of use.

The Stoke Street observatory dates back to 1986 and has had trouble in recent years getting enough members to keep it going.


Thursday 24th May, 2018

The artist behind the murals on Waimate's twin grain silos has finally finished his artwork.

The project began in March and depicts notable people from the Waimate area.


Tuesday 22nd May, 2018

Last weekend the annual Oamaru Performing Arts Society festival was held in the towns opera house.


Friday 18th May, 2018

This weekend's Royal wedding is also enthusiastically followed at a care home for the elderly in Oamaru.

The Iona Enliven Care Home has set up a temporary collection of wedding dresses as part of their celebration of the wedding.


Thursday 10th May, 2018

A group of rugby playing schoolgirls from Oamaru and Weston got the chance to meet Black Fern Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali earlier this week.

The world champion team member's visit was part of a tour to motivate the young women of New Zealand.


Friday 04th May, 2018

One of Oamaru's historic restaurants has acquired a new owner who plans to re-open.