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.
It could only happen in Oamaru.
Twenty-two years ago, the Turner family bought land just east
of Kurow to plant grapes.
An ongoing unnecessary inconvenience" is how Waitaki Mayor
Alex Familton describes having to deal with two regional
councils in the Waitaki district.
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.
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.
"Treading into the unknown" is how Hamish Ensor describes an
ambitious high country carbon project that is being
When Dawn Ellis visited the first day of the Oamaru stone
symposium last Saturday, she was so inspired that she decided
to have a go.
John Key and his Cabinet ministers might not be coming, but
the Hampden Community Energy Society has finally managed to
get a team to take the affirmative for a celebrity challenge
debate next week.
The oldest working locomotive in New Zealand arrived in
Oamaru on Tuesday in preparation for the town's Victorian
heritage celebrations next week.
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