Sheep and beef farming, with their supporting industries,
were promoted to secondary school pupils at the recent
Omarama Bark Up so young people will seriously consider it as
a career when they leave school, as Sally Rae reports.
The North Otago branch of the New Zealand Historic Places
Trust has nominated the Oamaru Opera House for the David Cox
Writer Kate Camp will hold a
creative writing workshop in Oamaru today.
An innovative programme aimed at reducing drink-driving in
the Waitaki district could go nationwide after it was praised
in an independent report.
$3 million heritage tourism project which would use high
technology to portray stories of early Oamaru was pitched to
politicians in Wellington on Tuesday.
A new direction for Crown pastoral land, which the Government
says strikes a balance between economic use and environmental
and cultural values, has been welcomed by high-country
The future of Otepopo School, in North Otago, will soon rest
with Education Minister Anne Tolley.
Good sports abound at Totara School.
Photographer Anthony McKee is delighted his first major solo
exhibition, "The Oamaru Male", is back on display at the
Forrester Gallery - 15 years after it was first shown in
It has been a big month for Kakanui artist Peter Cleverley
(55), who has had his painting Fortune Teller shortlisted in
the annual Wallace Art Awards.
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