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Principal ‘passionate’ about region

Starting in January, Marcus Cooper will become the new principal of East Otago High School. Tyson Youngtalks to him about his new position. Q: Where...

Tonga trip maps way for cyclone rebuild

Dr Peter Rodwell and Lei'ataua Tahaafe believe their recent cyclone relief trip to Tonga was a success. Last month both men, who are members of...

Becoming a beekeeper for a day

Since starting at the Oamaru Mail I've been fortunate to have the chance to take up several activities and write about them. Throughout the year I've...

WW1 hospital ship remembered

Maheno School's strong links to World War 1 will be further strengthened on Armistice Day when a plaque dedicated to the hospital ship named...

Graphics pupils design motels

Year 13 graphics pupils from Waitaki Boys' High School were proud to present their tourist accommodation concepts to Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher at an...

Cape Reinga-Bluff ride for charity

Auckland man Trevor Turner, known by his friends and family as Rangi, has been clocking up some serious mileage in the name of charity. For...

Cuban ambassador opens exhibition

It was a memorable day for staff and pupils at St Kevin's College last Wednesday when Cuban ambassador Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez visited the school. Accompanied...

A pavilion to call home

For the first time in more than a century, the North Otago Cricket Association has a home of its own. The association's $360,000 pavilion at...

Suffrage campaigning reprised

North Otago woman Elle Taylor was always keen to hold a suffrage event at this year's Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations. Then when she discovered a...

Show promises to be a cracker

Christmas is already in the air for Musical Theatre Oamaru. For several months, the organisation has been rehearsing extensively for its annual theatre restaurant production. It...

Rest-home’s stunning recovery celebrated

From the brink of closure to full capacity and a Trustpower Community Award win – the fortunes of Kurow's Whalan Lodge have turned for...

Festival of light chance for cultures to mingle

Put on your finest clothes and get ready to celebrate – the Diwali festival is about to take place in Oamaru. Starting tomorrow at 7pm,...

Goodbye, and thank you all

Time to say goodbye. This is my last Oamaru Mail as editor – sort of. I am heading back to Dunedin on Sunday to begin an...

Pupil surprised to be chosen for uni engineering course

Ruby Mathews-Boon (17) hopes to engineer a bright future for herself. She has been invited to attend the WiE CAN Women in Engineering Residential Programme...

New JPs proud to be of service

The Waitaki district has two new Justices of the Peace. Hampden woman Leona Trimble and Otematata woman Vicky Munro are excited about serving the community. They...
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