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Cultural diversity to be celebrated

Variety is the spice of life - and that is exactly what Waitaki Girls' High School hopes to celebrate at its gala today. The bi-annual...

Band planning on teleporting audience

If you are buying a ticket to the Carnivorous Plant Society's Oamaru show, you may be unwittingly purchasing a plane ticket to another universe. The...

Perry pedalling to the metal for Plunket

Alice Perry is planning to put her foot down and pedal as hard as she can for 12 hours straight. The mother to 4-month-old Ella...

Interpretation of Frame novel returns

Red Leap Theatre's rendition of Owls Do Cry is returning to Oamaru with a new relevancy. A lot had happened since the show's premiere in...

Pupils show their musical talent

From Dave Dobbyn to Split Enz, some of New Zealand's best known music is about to be performed in Oamaru. But it will be Waitaki...

Relishing a change in mediums

After decades of creating stained glass wonders, Katrin Waite is now painting and drawing with those same rose tinted glasses. As Crafted gallery's guest artist...

Picnic marks Race Relations Day

The Waitaki Multicultural Council's family picnic is an opportunity to maintain existing friendships and build new ones, Waitaki Newcomers Network and Migrant Support co-ordinator...

Brothers’ twin talents on display

It was not just a womb the White twins shared - they also share a talent in art. Brothers John and Barrie White have been...

Age Concern event open to all

From Rummikub and Crib to Snakes and Ladders, Age Concern's Wednesday board games at the Oamaru Public Library offer something for everyone. With the help...

Islamic centre open day about reciprocity

Tomorrow's Oamaru Islamic Centre open day is about maintaining existing "bridges" within the community, the centre's imam says. In collaboration with Auckland's Voice of Islam,...

Weston keeps rolling on

The annual Weston Playcentre Big Wheels fundraiser is rolling ahead once again. Running for its eighth year in a row, this Sunday's fundraiser helped keep...

Pottery exhibition at Forrester Gallery

Oamaru's pottery club is toasting to its longevity with a new exhibition at the Forrester Gallery. Fired Up, 50 years of Pottery on Tyne celebrates...

Changes attract more to Relay for Life

Having to make big changes to Oamaru's Relay For Life has come with a silver lining. The 24-hour event was scheduled to take place at...

Carnival magic returning to Friendly Bay

The Waitaki District Council is bringing life back to Oamaru's Friendly Bay one family fun day at a time. From the early 1950s, the Friendly...

Evolution to talking about cancer, death very positive

For Gloria Hurst, next month's Relay For Life in Oamaru will be an opportunity to remember those who have passed on and to celebrate...
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