With Lynley Caldwell heads to France and Ireland in a few
weeks, she admits it will be a strange feeling leaving her
beloved harp behind.
A hitchhiker killed on State Highway 1 in Hampden on
Wednesday night after apparently being struck by a truck and
a car was believed to be a Dunedin man.
A 25-year-old Christchurch man, allegedly driving a stolen
car containing firearms, was arrested without incident at
Evansdale yesterday afternoon, after being followed from
south of Oamaru by police.
An assessment on the stability of the Takiroa rock art site -
the scene of a dramatic collapse last week - is still to be
Organisers of a steampunk fashion show and ball in Oamaru on
Saturday say it is going to be an "awesome" event.
"It came quickly and left just as fast," Waitaki Civil
Defence spokesman Scott Ridley said yesterday, as floodwaters
disappeared across the district.
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
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