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Free, fun way to thank community

Free Christmas fun in Oamaru's North End is a way for business owners to thank the community for its support, Raelene Guthrie says. Mrs Guthrie...

Monday night and the lights are low . . .

When Giselle Bouwer first landed a lead role in an ABBA tribute show in 2012, she had no idea how much she liked the...

Artists’ all-round skills on display

Local artists have taken up the challenge of interpreting the theme Oamaru Full Circle in the North Otago Art Society's latest exhibition. Almost 50 original...

Fair big event among gemstone community

Those searching for hidden gems need look no more. The North Otago Rock and Mineral Club is hosting its annual Gemstone Fair this weekend, with...

Highlighting artistic talent

Waitaki is teeming with artistic talent, often tucked away in solitary splendour. But on November 14, a group of artists and creators in Oamaru, Kakanui...

Literature theme for heritage celebrations

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. And it will be the first time for most to listen to the...

Expect non-stop entertainment at fete

Supporting local and keeping things close to home is an underlying theme of this year's Network Waitaki Victorian Fete, co-ordinator Frances McMillan says. "We're trying...

Two events combine to educate, entertain

Two big events on Omarama's social calendar set for the same day have been combined into one big night of entertainment and empowerment. When it...

Fair aims to get people together

There may not be sparkles in the sky, but there will be plenty of vibrancy on the ground. When the annual Weston School fireworks display...

From Nashville to Kakanui

Playing by the sea has lured a Nashville-based songbird to Kakanui. It was a suggestion from Oamaru friend Liz Heenan which led New Zealand-born Jackie...

Model regatta on moat at Riverstone

What better setting for model boats than the Riverstone Castle? The man-made moat around Dot and Neil Smith's castle will host the South Canterbury Model...

Anyone for tennis? Hopefully, yes

An ace opportunity for tennis enthusiasts to pick up a racket and hit the court is coming to Oamaru this weekend. Love Tennis is a...

Chance to get out of comfort zone

Young people in Waitaki have an opportunity to show off their talents tomorrow. The Waitaki District Youth Council is holding a talent quest at Takaro...

Grainstore EP chance to shake off Covid blues

Jenny Mitchell has always felt a special connection to the Grainstore Gallery. The 21-year-old Dunedin singer-songwriter has known owner Donna Demente for many years, and...

Touring Kiwis bring the music home

It's back! Musical theatre returns to the Oamaru Opera House next week with "The Shows Must Go On". A cast of New Zealanders who have become...
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