Local News with thanks to the team at the Oamaru Mail and Otago Daily Times.
Man jailed for sex offences against 13-year-old girl
An Oamaru man was sentenced to his first jail term yesterday for sex crimes against a 13-year-old girl.
Judge accepts special reasons for disqualified driving
An Oamaru judge took a lenient approach yesterday towards a man who drove while disqualified to attend a crash scene.
‘Showing off’ earns further disqualification
One day shy of completing his disqualification, a 21-year-old landed himself with more.
Waitaki district rates rise 7.53%
It is confirmed — Waitaki ratepayers will face a 7.53% rates increase this year.
Council vote backs exploring Forrester Heights sale
Waitaki district councillors have voted 6-3 in favour of exploring options to sell some or all of Forrester Heights.