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Service to musical theatre recognised

Despite the challenges presented to the entertainment industry last year, there was plenty to celebrate and reflect on at Musical Theatre Oamaru's 64th AGM...

Papakaio School ‘is in my DNA’

Damian Brown's heart lies at Papakaio School. So returning to the North Otago primary school as its principal later this year is a dream come...

Lack of seatbelts on bus ‘unacceptable’

Philippa Cameron will continue driving a 64km round trip to Kurow twice a day until she can be assured her young daughters will be...

‘Mail’ selected as finalist

The Oamaru Mail has been named as a finalist in the community newspaper of the year category of this year's Voyager Media Awards. Reporter Ruby...

Performance for US man may become annual event

As the sun went down on Good Friday, the sound of bagpipes rang out across Oamaru. The North Otago Highland Pipe Band had gathered at...

Stadium tours: ‘We learnt a lot’

Visiting two Canterbury sports stadiums has helped inspire more ideas for a future Oamaru development, Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says. Last week, a group of...

Recognising street art potential

Matthew Wicks wants Oamaru to embrace its potential for street art. The Oamaru artist recently completed a large mural on a wall at the Stuart...

Transtasman travel welcome

What impact opening up a transtasman travel bubble will have on the Waitaki tourism industry is not known. Tourism Waitaki general manager Margaret Munro said...

Complaints scupper book launch

The launch of a new book has caused a stir in the Oamaru community. Former Oamaru woman Verna McFelin had planned to launch her book...

Easter bunny says hay to all

Turning hay bales into seasonal creations has become a regular activity for the McCone family. When teddy bears started popping up in windows across the...

Pupils to strike over climate concerns

Waitaki secondary school pupils will strike for the first time next Friday to raise awareness of the environmental issues relevant to this area. St Kevin's...

Hope Netflix interest will blossom

Tourism Waitaki hopes the district can capitalise on a growing interest in film production in New Zealand. The production crew of Netflix's The Royal Treatmentspent...

Plenty of arm but no real harm in pie-face

Children are about to be handed the opportunity to get one up on their parents. The pie-face game will return to the Weston Community Church...

Record-breaking season for penguins

Little penguins are proving they can make a big splash. It has been a record-breaking breeding season for little penguins in Oamaru. At the Oamaru Blue...

Naturopath loves improving people’s health

Stepping through the doors of the new Oamaru Apothecary in Tees St is in itself a tonic - and that is before you meet...
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