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Inspired by Aboriginal influences

For Colette O'Kane, becoming an artist was made possible by her Aboriginal teachers in Australia. Though O'Kane struggled to define her eclectic collection of works...

Music camp organiser at a loss

For the past two weeks, Paul Claman has been sitting around wondering "what on earth to do". Almost every year for the past 25 years,...

Garden knowledge to be shared

If there is one thing Ra McRostie is passionate about, it is permaculture. The Waitaki Community Gardens site and volunteer co-ordinator has created a Seed...

‘Kim’s Rocks’ offer hope

She carries the rocks with her up mountains and leaves them at the summit for others to find. "You are loved" reads one rock, hand-painted...

Witty wordplay artwork winner

A little project to keep Jemima Riley-Duddin busy during lockdown, has landed her international recognition with a major children's clothing label. Jemima's artwork was chosen...

Another top award for Ostler

Kurow's Ostler Wines is continuing with its medal-winning ways, securing gold for its Caroline's 2018 pinot noir in the prestigious International Wine Challenge (IWC). The...

A chip off the old block

The name Spivey has been synonymous with real estate in Oamaru for many years. And with the third generation of the family - and several...

New direction for Te Kiteroa

Something for the mind, body and soul is what is on offer through a new venture at Te Kiteroa Lodge, near Waimate. The historic lodge,...

Events centre back on agenda

Discussions regarding a new sports and events centre in Oamaru have been put on the "front burner", Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher says. Progress was disrupted...

Restaurant by the sea opens its doors in time for summer

Opening the doors to their newest restaurant was a bittersweet moment for Yanina and Pablo Tacchini, who could not have family with them for...

Gull population migrates south

Zero nests this year. That was the goal for Countdown Oamaru after several years of problem-level numbers of red-billed gulls nesting atop the supermarket, and...

Artists birds a feather

Two friends with a mutual love and new-found respect for ink have paired up to bring their art to the Forrester Gallery. Box of Birds...

Southanjer wins national award

Giving residents a "sense of purpose" has won North Otago rest-home Southanjer national recognition. Southanjer has been run by Tim and Belinda Blackler for three...

Thai cooking on many menus

Duntroon is not the place you would usually go to hunt down authentic Thai cuisine, or perhaps now it is. Thai national Parttarawadee Thongseema, more...

Grant secured for community hub feasibility study

A $75,000 lottery grant has been secured for a feasibility study into a proposed new multipurpose community hub in Oamaru. Community House chairman Dick Cottier...
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