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Performing better aim for athletes

Twenty-three St Kevin's College pupils have become sporting guinea pigs this term. The year 9 and 10 pupils are in the first intake of a...

AgriKidsNZ final

Three Waitaki Valley School pupils are on their way to their second AgriKidsNZ final. Ria Dennison, Cassidhe Harrop and Sam Slee, all 12, won the...

Off to the city of angels

Oamaru dancer Riley Chandler will make a dream of hers come true next year when she performs at a place known for doing just...

Sleigh’s away

Santa to travel in style CHRIS.TOBIN @oamarumail.co.nz Santa and his helpers will travel in style in Waitaki’s Santa Parade tomorrow. A newly-commissioned sleigh has been built to allow...

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...

Students think pink for charity

DANIEL.BIRCHFIELD @oamarumail.co.nz Oamaru’s Aoraki Polytechnic beauty therapy students have raised $1400 for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. The students recently opened their clinic for a day...

N. Otago targeting first cup game

Drew confident about strength of squad HAYDEN.MEIKLE @oamarumail.co.nz Duncan Drew believes the present North Otago cricket team may be even stronger than the Hawke Cup-winning squad of...
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Bright future for the ‘Mail’

Allied Press, owners of the Oamaru Mail are excited about newspaper's future, the company's managing director Sir Julian Smith says. Today the Mail ceases as a...
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Cash Booster for Cycle Safety

Tourism operators and community groups have welcomes a further $935,000 being injected in to the development of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail, which...
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Living to swim with sharks

An Oamaruvian is taking his love for sharks to the next level. Twenty-two-year-old Cody Stephens has been fascinated with sharks since he was a young...
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New era opens for the ‘Mail’

With change comes opportunity and Allied Press, publisher of the Oamaru Mail, is pleased to announce readers in the Waitaki will have a super-sized free...
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Pacific charitable trust launched

More than 2000 people attended the launch of the Oamaru Pacific Charitable Trust at the Waitaki Girls' High school hall on Friday evening. Chairwoman Api...

New dementia unit opened

Friday, August 14 About 130 people gathered at Iona Rest Home and Hospital yesterday afternoon for the opening of their new dementia unit. The Mackay Dementia...

SDHB commissioner visits

Members of the Southern District Health Board (SDHB) Commissioner's team visited Oamaru Hospital yesterday. Commissioner Kathy Grant, two of her deputies, Graham Crombie and Angela Pitchford,...
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