Sally Rae

The gift of words

The gift of words

Year 4 pupils at Ardgowan School will be top of the class when it comes to spelling.

Bid to retain chapel altar

A public meeting has been called in Oamaru next week in a bid to seek retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Oamaru's historic Harbour St has been recreated - in an upstairs room at the Forrester Gallery.

Teschemakers altar report spurs appeal for support

Teschemakers altar report spurs appeal for support

Oamaru writer Nathalie Brown is urgently seeking support for the retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.

Outcry over decision to remove altar

Outcry over decision to remove altar

Susie Scott says she will "go down kicking" trying to prevent the removal of the marble altar from the Teschemakers chapel - a move she describes as desecration of an "incredibly beautiful building".

Damaged bridge reopens

Damaged bridge reopens

Bradshaws bridge, near Waimate, has reopened to restricted traffic.

Merino shearing event cancelled

The Waitaki Mackenzie Merino Shears has been cancelled.

One vital element missing

One vital element missing

At Enfield Play Group, there's plenty of toys and plenty of resources - it's just lacking children.

National show a chance for fanciers to rule the roost

National show a chance for fanciers to rule the roost

Birds are a bug for Sandra Thompson. Ask how many are in aviaries at her Oamaru home and the answer is succinct - "pass".

Street racing returning with a roar

Street racing returning with a roar

The Waimate 50 is back.