Business

Ladies’ night fundraiser to be full of entertainment

A few brave men will appear at a ``Ladies' Night Out'' in Oamaru arranged by the Valley Sports Club on April 29. The club,...

First edition or reprint?

An Oamaru woman may have struck gold with a rare find among a bunch of old newspapers and magazines. Donna Hendry is possibly the owner...

Conference sparks call for more

Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher has hailed this week's Irrigation New Zealand Conference as a success for Oamaru, but believes the challenge is now to...

Whitestone’s profit up

Whitestone Contracting Ltd's operating profit for the six months to December 2015 is up more than $100,000 on 2014. The council-owned company released its report...

Precinct planning under way

A collaborative project between Tourism Waitaki and the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust (OWCT) to boost tourism in Oamaru's Victorian Precinct may be developed in...

Sod-turning marks start of expansion

Oceania Dairy Ltd has begun a $200 million development with a symbolic sod-turning event at its factory near Glenavy. Owner Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial...

Cosy den for foxy ladies – Bookshop celebrates 20 years

An Auckland family who adopted Oamaru's Victorian Precinct have seen off the naysayers. Mother and daughter Jenny Lynch-Blosse and Kahren Thompson have celebrated the 20th...

Stadium is on track – Stage one of Waimate Event Centre...

Construction of the Waimate Event Centre is progressing well, according to a report from the company undertaking the project. Thompson Construction and Engineering has been...

Builders begin on Hill home

The first stage of Oamaru's Observatory Retirement Village construction starts in earnest on Monday. A 12-person team from Roger Gilchrist Building Services and Fulton Hogan...

Lack of rain vexing farmers

Drought predicted as El Nino takes hold CHRIS.TOBIN @oamarumail.co.nz Significant rain is unlikely in North Otago in the next few months due to El Nino, hydrological consultant...

Firm ready for village challenge

Company likely to hire ‘half a dozen’ staff DANIEL.BIRCHFIELD @oamarumail.co.nz Roger Gilchrist Building Services will take on the largest project in its 19-year history early next year....

Building a village on the hill

Local firm wins contract; could hire more staff when build begins in February DANIEL.BIRCHFIELD @oamarumail.co.nz A local contractor has been selected by the Observatory Hill Retirement Village...

John Key to open business park

Friday, August 7 Prime Minister John Key will be on hand to officially open the North Oamaru Business Park at the end of this month. The...

Work on business park starts

After what has been several years in the planning, the first sod has been turned at the North Oamaru Business Park. Plans to develop a...

Interest in business park

Interest levels in sites at the North Oamaru Business Park are still high, but haven't translated in to any sales this year. Of the 17...
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