About 120 boats took to the water on Saturday for the
Waianakarua Lions' annual Moeraki offshore fishing
A special assembly at Waitaki Valley School on Thursday was
described by board of trustees chairman John Watherston as an
"exciting but sad occasion".
An innovative programme, aimed at reducing drink-driving in
the Waitaki district, might be tried in other areas if a
six-month trial proves successful. Sally Rae checks on its
Summit Wool Spinners and two unions have negotiated a
nine-day fortnight arrangement, involving an employer wage
top-up, which will save up to 57 jobs if an application made
to the Government on Thursday is successful.
A young Aura James had every intention of going to England,
until she went to a dance and met her future husband.
Waitaki Boys High School is going through a revival in its
athletics fortunes - largely due to the efforts of young
sprinter Blair Grant.
Representatives of the Gemmells Crossing camp will meet
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean next week to discuss its proposed
increase in rates from $1621 to $14,552.
It is decision day today for the elephant in the Oamaru
Since taking up rowing two seasons ago, Oamaru twins Caitlin
and Jo Kearney - dubbed the "Evers-Swin-Kearneys" - have made
a name for themselves in the sport.
Summit Wool Spinners may move to nine-hour shifts, starting
from April 29, if a proposal presented to staff yesterday is
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