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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...

‘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...

Challenge for Heartland rugby players

When Meli Kolinisau is slightly nervous about the size of the opposition, you know there are some big boys running around. The Valley prop joined...

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...

Read the paper and make someone’s day

The Blind Foundation needs more volunteers to read the Oamaru Mail and Otago Daily Times aloud so its clients can access the recordings on...

Event Centre an ‘absolute success’

In December 2016, the Waimate Event Centre officially opened its doors to the public. As calls for an indoor stadium in Oamaru get louder,...

Serviceman’s ashes interred at last

Almost 50 years after his funeral, Andrew Finlay Bain's ashes were finally buried at the Oamaru Services Cemetery last week. A small group of Mr...

Musical pair fuse acoustic, digital genres

Oamaru musicians Emma-Kate Newlove and Jonte Kydd-Law have merged their acoustic and digital sounds into an album released on Spotify and Apple Music last...

Rowing U23 rep pitches to pupils

Mark Taylor's public speaking has come a long way since secondary school. In year 13 at Waitaki Boys' High School, he fainted while giving a...

Volunteer seizes chance to make a difference for women

Fiji has one of the highest rates of domestic and sexual violence in the world; almost two-thirds of its women experience one or the...

Intermediate band does well at Bandquest

An Oamaru Intermediate School band formed just a few weeks ago triumphed at a major competition last Friday. The O'Nesians travelled to Mosgiel as the...
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