Next challenge: learning to relax

Putting her feet up will take a bit of getting used to for retiring Oamaru...

From lions and hippos to rats and stoats

From shooting man-eating hippos to protecting endangered penguins from predators, Peter Whitehead has covered a...

‘Put through hell’ by Immigration NZ

Frustration at trying to secure staff has taken the gloss off a booming return to...

A journey from farm to fashion

From North Otago farm girl to New Zealand fashion designer - Oamaru Mail reporter Gus...

Smart new look for ‘the old lady’

The Oamaru Licensing Trust celebrated the official opening of the Brydone Hotel's new-look Totara Bar...

Free entry to mark centre’s reopening

Waitaki Aquatic Centre was drained, it was discovered that a little bit of grouting work...

New group for skills and wellbeing

A desire to give women the skills and confidence to add value to their farming...

Time right to move on

When Covid-19 forced Placemakers Oamaru joint venture operator Geoff Brown to do a bit of...

New CEO has ‘real passion for healthcare’

Phil Jamieson has been appointed as the new chief executive of Waitaki District Health Services...

‘Key thing is to enjoy it’

Regardless of the result, enjoy the occasion. That is the message from the coaches of Waitaki Boys' High School and St Kevin's College First XVs...

Fields alive with happy players

Football players - and spectators - are excited to be back on the fields on Saturdays, Football Waitaki president Twyla Kingan says. "The kids were...

Teams need to hit ground running

In some ways, it was the longest pre-season in the history of the Citizens Shield, and in others, it was the shortest. While most teams...

Dreams not dampened by pandemic

Max de Geest's freshman year playing basketball for Long Beach State University was a "dream come true". The former Waitaki Boys' High School pupil returned...
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