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Pupils share bird knowledge

A Kakanui School project is taking flight. After learning about conservation and birds in term 1, the school’s senior class is now passing on its...

Waitaki’s one-stop design shop

Dana Johnston could not have chosen a better small town to run her business from. Based in Kurow, Dana Johnston Imagery was perfectly positioned in...

Marking 40 years at the pump

BP 2Go Oamaru has been fuelled by family. Brothers Stephen and Chris Rawson have been running the Oamaru service station for 40 years, and this...

‘Treasures’ donated to book sale

Books are fast piling up for this year’s Bookarama. The Rotary Club of Oamaru started the official collection for its annual book sale on Monday,...

Volunteer armies invading town

An army of university students will descend on Oamaru next Friday. About 100 members of the Student Volunteer Army (SVA), from the Universities of Canterbury...

Pupils reminded the fallen were people ‘just like you’

Two hundred and sixty-one. That is how many white crosses lay at Waitaki Boys’ High School on Monday, for the school’s annual Anzac ceremony on...

All hands to the vine for harvest

A warm, dry autumn has been the saving grace for winegrowers in the Waitaki this season. Harvest was in full swing in the Waitaki Valley...

Subdivision taking shape

Progress is clearly being made on Holmes Hill Estate, on Oamaru’s southern border — but work has been going on behind the scenes long...

Community bands together

As the saying goes, many hands make light work. The Oamaru Pacific Island Community Group has taken that inspiration, pulling together communities across Waitaki...

Exhibition mixes fashion and art

Oamaru’s fashionable past has been brought into the present, with the Forrester Gallery’s latest exhibition. Maritza Boutique/Oamaru-London was a celebration of Oamaru’s fashion design history...

Trapping partnership formed

The Department of Conservation (Doc) and the Waitaki Menzshed have joined forces in a bid to reduce predator numbers in Oamaru — and now...

From Oamaru to Lord’s and back

Gill McConway is an Oamaru girl who found her way to Lord’s. The former English international cricketer speaks with Kayla Hodge about her illustrious...

Secret sponsor for Easter hymn

As the sun sets on Good Friday, the sound of bagpipes will ring out across Oamaru. For the second year in a row, the North...

Doing what’s best for business

The Oamaru Business Collective and Business South are coming together to create a stronger voice for businesses in Waitaki. Last week, the collective put a...

Anzac mural close to artist’s heart

Waimate artist Bill Scott has always felt a deep connection with war. His grandfather fought at Gallipoli, he had great-uncles killed in World War 1...
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