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Rural fire force seeking more members
It’s the time of year where things begin to get busy for firefighters, and...
- Posted September 16, 2014
Scottish red deer flourish in North Otago
Red deer from the Scottish highlands arrived in Oamaru around 1870, thrived in their...
- Posted September 4, 2014
Wool growers have positive meeting
Five Forks farmer, Blair Smith, said it doesn’t matter to him whether farmers vote...
- Posted August 29, 2014
Trainee competition is ‘well worth it’
Canterbury/North Otago Dairy Trainee of the Year 2014, Isaac Vujcich, says the competition was...
- Posted August 28, 2014
Robertson selling Haka properties
Two large adjoining properties up for sale in the Hakataramea Valley, Kurow, have a...
- Posted August 20, 2014
Whitebaiting season starts
People preparing for the whitebait season opening today should be aware of the regulations,...
- Posted August 19, 2014
Kakanui to host regional women’s competition day
Two women’s groups are coming together in Kakanui on August 20 for a day...
- Posted August 13, 2014
First milk for dairy plant
Oceania Dairy’s new $214 million Glenavy milk processing plant received its first intake of...
- Posted August 5, 2014
Home-based teaching ‘empowering’, says Hampden mother
Kirsten Dixon, of Hampden, has two young children enrolled in Te Kura’s early childhood...
- Posted July 31, 2014
Ashburton race meeting benefits from Oamaru Jockey Club’s cancellation
The recent cancellation of the Oamaru Jockey Club’s July 20 meeting resulted in big...
- Posted July 28, 2014
Councillors hear how water has put the district in good heart
The North Otago Irrigation Company scheme has contributed to the positive economic change in...
- Posted July 24, 2014
Duntroon sharemilkers better placed this season
Kirsty and Nathan McLachlan will calve 1500 cows this spring on the Duntroon property...
- Posted July 23, 2014