When Geoff Proctor started work at the Pukeuri freezing
works, he had just turned 16 and was fresh out of school.
Fast-forward 28 years and Mr Proctor (44) has gone from being
on the slaughter-board to running the plant.
When Lawrence Hardy walks out the door of Whitestone
Contracting's Deborah office on Christmas Eve, it will mark
the end of a long career.
Abbey Delore reckons gliding is the best way to see New
At 13, Matthew Mesman is too young to get his driver's
licence - but he can fly a glider.
Adventurers Steve Gurney and Steve Moffatt have completed
their journey from Aoraki/Mt Cook to the east coast,
following in the footsteps of 1890 mountaineers Marmaduke
Dixon and George Mannering.
A farmers' market will open in Oamaru next spring in
conjunction with Rugby World Cup celebrations.
A fire safety officer was last night investigating the cause
of a fire that damaged a shed and machinery at an Oamaru hire
Barbara Chapman candidly admits she is "nuts".
The former community care unit at Oamaru Hospital has been
turned into a hospital-level residential care service.
Christmas has arrived in Waimate, with Santa - and 49 other
Santas - yesterday involved in a variety of activities in the
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