KB Irrigation Ltd was yesterday fined $20,000 and ordered to
pay $83,000 to the widow and children of a man killed in an
irrigation trench on a North Otago farm in 2006.
The deaths of five blue penguins, near the North Otago Golf
Club, appeared to be caused by dogs, Department of
Conservation ranger Kevin Pearce says.
Waianakarua man Dave Hill says it
is "most unusual" being able to hear again.
It is a long way from Oregon to Oamaru.
Young car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to show off
their "pride and joy" at a Mags and Motors event in Oamaru on
Fancy a piece of roading history? Blocks of stone from the
historic Oamaru stone Waianakarua bridge, completed in 1874,
will be sold at St John's Church in Herbert on Sunday between
1pm and 4pm.
National's law and order spokesman Simon Power says he is
"terrified" at the prospect of nationalising a restorative
justice programme that works in one community.
A hostel for children with special needs in Kenya has
captured the imagination of Altrusa members.
With some of the bolts costing $300 each, restoring a
locomotive is not a cheap task.
A 20-year-old motorcyclist, who led police on a pursuit up
Severn St and around the Hayle, Solway and Oban Sts area on
Saturday night, will be charged with drink-driving, dangerous
driving and failing to stop for police.
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