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Shift south the right move

2Leaving Auckland's thriving city life for the peace and quiet of the Waitaki district is...

Paintings, fashion inspired by landforms

Otematata is going arty this summer. Its community centre is hosting an exhibition of paintings by...

The year on Fraser Farm

New scholarships for Waitaki Boys' High School This has been a year of consolidation on Fraser...

Five things to do in North Otago

1. Take a day trip to Macraes. No matter how many times you've been there...

Medals at Forrester

Small-scale artworks have taken over most of the Forrester Gallery's display space. Oamaru is the final...

A camping trip to beat them all

Karen Sutherland's timing is impeccable _ her one night on Antarctica coincided with last month's...

Health centre opens satellite practice

The North End Health Centre has opened a satellite office in Wansbeck St, to cater...

Share Christmas, without the dishes

North Otago residents who face Christmas alone have another option. Tony Dudley, organiser of a community...

Rec Centre still popular

The Waitaki Community Recreation Centre clocked up more than 1500 hours of sports and activities...

Sport

Boat naming honours rower

Called up for Netherlands

Rob Verbakel has added another stamp to his bulging rugby passport. The Kurow lock, who has already represented Otago, Canterbury, Glasgow and Northampton, has...

‘Cool experience’ in hot contest

Boy wonder had another taste of real men's cricket over the holiday period – and he can't wait for more. North Otago star Nathan Smith made...

Medal hopes for ‘good, solid team’

Thirteen North Otago athletes will be among more than 1000 youngsters in action at the South Island Colgate Games in Invercargill this weekend. The annual...

SI tournament to test players

Bowl well, take every catch - and scrape together as many runs as possible. Those are the orders for the North Otago primary schools cricket...
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