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Making art for art’s sake

Luzette Crossan has one term of children's art lessons under her belt, and is loving it. Possibly best-known in Oamaru for her face-painting business Pop...

Breaking down barriers

Language is a waka, and kaiako Tania Sharee Williams is handing out oars. For the past five years, Ms Williams has taught te reo Maori...

Lower speeds pleasant surprise

Despite criticism of the new Derwent St roundabout's design, the Waitaki District Council is confident it is working well, with a survey revealing a...

Relief foremost for WBHS skipper

After Waitaki Boys' High School First XV's dramatic win last Friday, one emotion dominated all others for Adrian Tevao: an enormous sense of relief. The...

Newchapter for library as interest booms

Waitaki District Libraries is going from strength to strength. Over the past year, there has been a 150% increase in in the number of people...

Chance to adopt a guinea pig

Guinea pigs galore. Havenwyck Pets is holding a guinea pig adoption day tomorrow, in association with the Otago Cavy Club, to educate people on guinea...

Fifita knows her strengths

Taneisha Fifita is going from strength to strength. The Southern Steel goal keep is in her second season as a fully contracted player for the...

Life lived to full by ex-paramedic

Each generation comes with its own set of stories, shaping the world in its own way. Former St John paramedic Eileen Gordon shares some...

Covid part of testing time

In times of adversity, Matt Brien has discovered his strength. When the former St Kevin's College pupil arrived at the University of Nebraska-Kearney on a...

Awards to celebrate businesses

The Oamaru Business Collective wants to celebrate the best businesses in town. Today is the official launch of the Oamaru Business Collective Awards - the...

‘Safe space to share stories’

With few queer adults around to look up to in Oamaru, a group of teenagers are leading by their own example of self acceptance. The...

Players urged to enjoy themselves

Have fun and enjoy yourselves. That has been the key message from everyone involved in Waitaki Boys' High School and St Kevin's College rugby, before...

Ready to walk through pain barrier

Less than three months after being seriously injured in a hit and run, Red Farrant is ready to complete his mission to walk the...

Council gets behind event centre

Fundraising efforts for a future Waitaki Event Centre have just been given another massive boost. In the Waitaki District Council's 2021-32 long-term plan, which was...

A little can mean a lot

Little by little, a little becomes a lot. Every Monday afternoon for the past six years, Mollie Murcott has welcomed people into her Perth St...
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