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‘Right location’ for vineyard tours

After more than 20 years in the wine industry, Oamaru woman Sue Mansworth plans to share her knowledge with people who appreciate a fine...

And the family works here too

Rick Selfe, in conjunction with wife Jan and sons Blair, Brad and Leighton, runs one of the most successful family businesses in town. Oamaru...

Counting on more than a tie-breaker

Irene Sparks says she is out to collar the world record for grabatology. That's the fancy name for collecting neckties, something that has taken over...

Motorists’ shortcut baffling

Road safety co-ordinator Elton Crane is "baffled" at the actions of motorists cutting through an Oamaru service station's forecourt to avoid having to stop...

A new cinderella story

A new all-singing, all-dancing show is being staged next week by Musical Theatre Oamaru's Children's Theatre. Called Cinderella and Rockerfella, it features 21 performers aged...

Grape harvest countdown after tough season

Waitaki Valley vineyards are awaiting this year's harvest. It would be remembered as a difficult one thanks to the weather, Waitaki Valley Wine Growers Association...

Let them eat cake

No-one is ever too old to celebrate a birthday. Founded in April 1892, St John Oamaru marked its 125th birthday on April 7 recently with...

Oamaru stylists on the road again

Oamaru hair stylist Makaela Tiddy is making a habit out of learning more about her chosen career in different countries. This year, she will travel...

Competition entries open for apprentices

Entries for this year's Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year competition are now open. This year's competition is expected to be one of the...

New life for historic building

A 138-year-old Wansbeck St building is getting a new lease of life thanks to an Oamaru artist. In November, Kevin Murdoch took possession of 13...

Charlee’s road to recovery leads home

North Otago girl Charlee McLachlan has started her long road to recovery after major surgery in the United States. The 4-year-old was diagnosed with cerebral...

Hall fitting memorial to the fallen

Waitaki Boys' High School's links to World War 1 run far deeper than just bricks and mortar. As Anzac Day approaches, the school is preparing...

Maintaining memories of the fallen

Many locals are so used to Oamaru's memorial oaks, they don't necessarily give them a second thought until Anzac Day. However, they are unique, living...

Not time for final ‘Last Post’

Time may be starting to catch up with Neville Cowles, but that will not stop him playing an important role in Anzac Day services...

No cutting corners for the quality hangi pie

When taking about Unique Hangis Ltd you could say it's an Oamaru success story built from the ground up. Founded and owned by Andrea McIvor,...
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