Sally Rae

Victorian fun for all at Oamaru festival

Victorian fun for all at Oamaru festival

From steam to horse power, with even some girl power thrown in, Oamaru's Victorian heritage celebrations had a little bit of everything.

Constant effort to keep Jade healthy

Constant effort to keep Jade healthy

For the family of little Jade Moffatt, life revolves around frequent trips to and stays in hospital.

Police info line set up

A new information line was launched in Oamaru yesterday, after being developed with the support of young people in the district.

Two roading projects win NZTA funds

Two roading projects win NZTA funds

The Waitaki District Council has received a double dose of good news from the New Zealand Transport Agency - $528,000 of subsidy for the Wansbeck St extension in the Oamaru harbour area, and a further $88,000 to seal Gardiners Rd.

Youth asked to apologise to police, fire brigade

An Oamaru youth who admitted vandalising public toilets and other property at Otematata at Labour Weekend - a time when young people ran amok in the town - has been asked to meet and apologise to police and the fire brigade.

Ladies and gentlemen promenade at twilight

Ladies and gentlemen promenade at twilight

It could only happen in Oamaru.

Kurow winery plan comes to fruition

Kurow winery plan comes to fruition

Twenty-two years ago, the Turner family bought land just east of Kurow to plant grapes.

Mayor favours single body

An ongoing unnecessary inconvenience" is how Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton describes having to deal with two regional councils in the Waitaki district.

Canal work done

A microwave, fridge, trailer and plastic bags containing kittens were among the more unusual items found when the Pukaki and Ohau hydro-electricity canals were drained.

Search for `beautifully dressed people'

Search for `beautifully dressed people'

Forget Flemington or even Wingatui. The fashion-in-the-field event at the Oamaru Harness Racing Club's twilight heritage race meeting tomorrow will be like no other.