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Musicians tune up for camp concert

An annual event that warms the district's cultural climate is taking place for the 23rd time. The Waitaki Summer Music Camp occupies Waitaki Boys' High...

Council planning ‘another option’ for next New Year

After a quiet start to 2019, a public celebration will be held to welcome 2020, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says. A family-friendly event would be...

Global cuisine more popular in Oamaru

Chef's Multi Cuisine restaurant is open and ready for business. Located in the former Turkish kebab shop in Thames St, Oamaru's newest restaurant offers a...

Award highlights big year for Lance

There's no such thing as a dull moment for Lance Ruehorn. This year, the Waitaki Boys' High School prefect has umpired hockey games, managed a...

Technology key to numbers game

Oamaru Hospital is a huge part of this district, and the people who work there have important roles to play in challenging times. The...

Waitakians of the Year

This is the third time the Oamaru Mail has named its Waitakians of the Year. That must make it a tradition. There are no...

Cycling Waitaki excited to spread the word on wheels

A new group has been formed to foster the boom of cycling in the Waitaki district. Cycling Waitaki, a road and track club, aims to...

Farm couple open their home for cancer fundraiser

You can't compete with a castle, but Kay and Chris Dennison aren't in the least bothered. The Hilderthorpe farming couple are opening their new home...

Using his skills for the common good

The new operations manager at the Waitaki Community Gardens has a different story to many. Born in the Czech Republic, Dan Hyzl grew up in...

Book to help the children cope

For Maria Johnson, it's all about the children. The Oamaru woman and former high school teacher is excited to have completed her first children's book,...

New doctor excited to be here

Madura Sundareswaran – one of Oamaru's newest doctors – is working out of the North End Health Centre and Junction Doctors as a general practitioner....

‘Mamma Mia!’ in running for 15 awards

If you were impressed by the Musical Theatre Oamaru production of Mamma Mia! this year, you're not alone. The show has been nominated for 15...

Project aims to send love through Christmas cards

Stef Backhouse is making sure nobody is forgotten this Christmas. She is on a mission to spread Christmas joy by getting people in the community...

Award a highlight: stylist

Fusion owner and senior hairstylist Debbie Tiddy is still bubbling after winning the Editorial Stylist of the Year award for South Canterbury. Earlier this month,...

Baking ‘really great cake’

Oamaru Hospital is a huge part of this district, and the people who work there have important roles to play in challenging times. Today,...
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