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Jaguar’s price tag no surprise

When Rod Tempero found out a car built in the Alma workshop founded by his father sold for more than $740,000 last month, it...

Journey to mark Mahuru Maori

Later this month, Sophia Leon de la Barra is hitchhiking from Gisborne to Waitoa, near Hamilton. That might not seem too unusual, but Miss Leon...

Active pupil making a difference

When Caleb Jopson witnessed the horrors of road accidents first-hand, he decided to do something about it. The St Kevin's College year 13 pupil is...

Recovery Park addition will offer gardeners more choice

Growing income and giving green-fingered types more choice are drivers behind a new "garden corner" at the Waitaki Resource Recovery Park. The small area at...

Forrester Gallery displays Burns exhibition online

Oamaru's Forrester Gallery has gone virtual for one of its biggest annual exhibitions. The 1882 Heritage New Zealand Category 1 building in lower Thames St...

Keen to progress the great things that are happening

What do you know about the three candidates who are contesting the 2019 Waitaki mayoral election? The Oamaru Mail puts questions to Katrina Hazelhurst,...

An empowered community where no-one is left behind

What do you know about the three candidates who are contesting the 2019 Waitaki mayoral election? The Oamaru Mail puts questions to Katrina Hazelhurst,...

Vision of innovative, enterprising future

What do you know about the three candidates who are contesting the 2019 Waitaki mayoral election? The Oamaru Mail puts questions to Katrina Hazelhurst,...

‘Time right’ for new Duntroon principal

Mike Turner reckons there is no better place to start his principalship than where he is heading. He will start as Duntroon School principal...

An exhibition of rest-home talent

Residents of the Observatory Retirement Village put on an art exhibition last week to spark some inspiration and creativity. Paintings, quilts, jewellery and coin collections...

Club building bouldering wall

If you like climbing and don't mind the odd tumble, bouldering could be the sport for you. And it is being made more accessible by...

More workers sought for Pukeuri plant

The Alliance Group Pukeuri meat works is back in full swing after a short break. "All returning staff are now back, following a brief break...

Waitaki council’s plea to dog owners: take responsibility

The Waitaki District Council is putting the onus on owners to take responsibility for their dogs after an increase in complaints made to dog...

Promoting adult learning

The Festival of Adult Learning has been an opportunity to recognise the efforts of locals who have been putting in the study. Confidence Can has...

Administrator’s 50 years marked

Brenda Adams cannot be faulted for loyalty. Tuesday marked 50 years since she began work at the business now known as North Otago Motor Group. The...
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