The rain might be over, but motorists in the Waitaki district
have been reminded there are pot-holes and debris
"everywhere" as a result of the prolonged flooding.
Police arrested at least one driver near Hampden on Saturday
after motorists' frustration at having to wait for flooded
roads to be reopened boiled over.
Waitaki District Council communications officer Scott Ridley
believes he has appeared on every television network and
radio station in New Zealand this week.
A fund-raising dinner at The Homestead, in Oamaru, on June 13
will raise money for the emergency relief initiative Project
HHH - Hearts and Hands for Haiti.
It was business as usual at Five Forks School yesterday as
children swapped tales about enjoying the novelty of two days
The theme of Rural Women New Zealand's conference this week -
"Diversity in Action - Resilient Rural Communities" - proved
apt as conference goers spent two days with no heating.
Rare examples of Maori art have survived the dramatic
collapse of a rock outcrop at the Takiroa rock art site, near
Duntroon in North Otago.
Every Wednesday, Waitaki Community Gardens co-ordinator Annie
Beattie looks forward to the weekly visit from the crew from
The Sleigh family expects
an inquest will help answer some of their many questions
about how and why former Waimate man Johnny Sleigh ended up
in the River Thames.
Police investigating last week's fatal motorcycle crash north
of Oamaru want to hear from truck drivers or other motorists
who spent the night of May 12 at a stopping point at
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