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Pupils plant trees to assist biodiversity

Rural school pupils did their bit for the environment last week. Children from Hampden, Maheno and Kakanui Schools flocked to the south branch of the...

Residents to pay full price of admission

Waitaki residents will have to shell out the full entry fee if they want to visit two of Oamaru's top visitor attractions during peak...

St Kevin’s girl strikes gold

St Kevin's College pupil Sarah Dodd has put in the hard yards. Sarah (18) was recently awarded her gold Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award at...

Award-winning butcher eyeing online

Operating out of two containers in rural Papakaio is Whitestone Meats – one of the latest businesses to come out of the Waitaki district....

Long hours worth it for light work

St Kevin's College pupil Isaac Steel (15) has worked a weekend job different from what most his age have experienced. He was given the opportunity...

Winning portrait captures a life

A painting by Oamaru artist Luzette Crossan topped the "people's choice" votes at the Otago Art Society awards. Her close-up of a weathered old man's...

For they are jolly good fellows

Ten top people have been honoured for their community work. Waitaki District Council Citizens' Awards were presented on Monday to Beryl Aker, Ross Babington, Cecilia...

Jewellery helps horse owners

Palmerston woman Emma Porter helps horse owners throughout Waitaki deal with bereavement. For several months, Mrs Porter has been making horsehair jewellery for people whose...

Pupils work to create better place

Teachers and pupils at East Otago High School think they have what it takes to make their town great again. Earlier this year, the school...

Seals sealed out of grandstand

Fencing designed to keep seals away from spectators has been erected at the viewing grandstands at the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony. Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony...

Blue Light award surprise for teen

A North Otago teenager claimed a significant award at a recent Blue Light camp. Jacob Pledger (17) won the overall excellence award at the Blue...

Drawn to the art of tattooing

Tattoo artists from across the country will flock to Oamaru for the annual Tattooed and Proud competition tomorrow. Reporter Tyson Young talks to tattoo...

Trust to distribute race profits

Over seven stages in seven days, more than 100 runners from 16 countries poured their sweat into the Waitaki Valley. In February and March, runners...

Teen awarded rural scholarship

Duntroon teenager Isabelle Keeling has been awarded this year's $2000 North Otago Federated Farmers-ANZ rural tertiary scholarship. Six candidates – all female – were vying...

Local dance students to join pros

Oamaru dancers get a rare opportunity to take part in a touring show tonight. Heart of the Highlands is a national dance show that will...
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