Sally Rae

After 125 years, St John still relies on volunteers

After 125 years, St John still relies on volunteers

When Graham Hill became involved with St John Waitaki in Kurow, he never thought he would still be there 39 years later.

Voice captured ear of a dame

Voice captured ear of a dame

Singing for opera diva Dame Malvina Major was for young soprano Mackenzie Scott a far cry from belting out Avril Lavigne on Singstar.

Cameras installed at traffic lights

Motorists running red and amber lights in Oamaru this month run the risk of being caught on police video.

N. Otago stalwart Shield savvy

N. Otago stalwart Shield savvy

Doug Grant knows all about playing in a Ranfurly Shield challenge.

Pukeuri manager moving

The Alliance Group's Pukeuri plant manager, Danny Hailes, has been appointed the company's general manager commercial.

Driver's case adjourned

A truck driver (35) charged with careless driving causing the death of young dairy farm worker Tom Fry, at Richmond, in May, will appear in the Oamaru District Court on July 21.

Staunch supporters preparing for trip

Staunch supporters preparing for trip

When a busload of North Otago rugby supporters rolls out of Oamaru on Friday, Chris Rawson will be happily ensconced in the back seat.

South formally adopts new vessel HMNZS 'Otago'

South formally adopts new vessel HMNZS 'Otago'

Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton had much pleasure yesterday signing the Otago and Southland Regional Charter HMNZS Otago.

New area director proud, applied operator

New area director proud, applied operator

Anne Munro is not afraid of hard work - or daunted by a challenge.

Pen-y-bryn changing hands

Pen-y-bryn changing hands

From living in what is believed to be the largest all-timber single-storeyed house in New Zealand to residing in a motorhome - that will be quite a transition for Roy and Bernice Vannini.