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Grieving mother tells daughter’s story

A challenging topic to write about and an indescribable tragedy to experience, Kakanui woman Linda Collins is preparing to launch a book about her...

Rotary part of young president’s DNA

Rotary has been part of Michael Robinson's life for as long as he can remember. Growing up, his family regularly hosted Rotary International exchange students...

Generations bring home the bacon

It is a meaty piece of family history. Oamaru's Campbells Butchery has always been in a safe pair of hands, with six generations of the...

Making moves to empower people

"Empowering people to take care of themselves" is Canadian expat Stacey Pine's vision for her new business Movement Hub on Harbour in Oamaru's Victorian...

Barber’s premise move works out

Bruce's Barber has moved and improved. The Oamaru men's hair salon began operating from its new premises at the back of Soul, Surf and Skate...

Inspired by Aboriginal influences

For Colette O'Kane, becoming an artist was made possible by her Aboriginal teachers in Australia. Though O'Kane struggled to define her eclectic collection of works...

Music camp organiser at a loss

For the past two weeks, Paul Claman has been sitting around wondering "what on earth to do". Almost every year for the past 25 years,...

Garden knowledge to be shared

If there is one thing Ra McRostie is passionate about, it is permaculture. The Waitaki Community Gardens site and volunteer co-ordinator has created a Seed...

‘Kim’s Rocks’ offer hope

She carries the rocks with her up mountains and leaves them at the summit for others to find. "You are loved" reads one rock, hand-painted...

Witty wordplay artwork winner

A little project to keep Jemima Riley-Duddin busy during lockdown, has landed her international recognition with a major children's clothing label. Jemima's artwork was chosen...

Another top award for Ostler

Kurow's Ostler Wines is continuing with its medal-winning ways, securing gold for its Caroline's 2018 pinot noir in the prestigious International Wine Challenge (IWC). The...

A chip off the old block

The name Spivey has been synonymous with real estate in Oamaru for many years. And with the third generation of the family - and several...

New direction for Te Kiteroa

Something for the mind, body and soul is what is on offer through a new venture at Te Kiteroa Lodge, near Waimate. The historic lodge,...

Events centre back on agenda

Discussions regarding a new sports and events centre in Oamaru have been put on the "front burner", Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says. Progress was disrupted...

Restaurant by the sea opens its doors in time for summer

Opening the doors to their newest restaurant was a bittersweet moment for Yanina and Pablo Tacchini, who could not have family with them for...
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