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Hampden set to mark 130 years as township

Hampden set to mark 130 years as township

Ken Bridge was pruning roses when he heard he had been made chairman of the organising committee for Hampden's celebrations this weekend.

100 not out for Union club

100 not out for Union club

Picturesque King George Park - home to the Union Cricket Club - is the "best ground in the world", according to club stalwarts Ted Tempero and Russell Payne.

Smithy supporters forge link with district's past

Smithy supporters forge link with district's past

The vision of four North Otago farmers in the 1970s paid off earlier this year when the historic Nicol's Blacksmith Shop in Duntroon received national recognition from the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.

Ministry consulting on Otepopo School

Consultation on the possible closure of Otepopo School has begun.

Creek gets health check on family day

Creek gets health check on family day

The health of Oamaru Creek was assessed during a family day on Sunday.

Branching out in Waimate

Makikihi School pupils have become the first to plant trees as part of a schools planting programme at Bushtown Heritage Park in Waimate

Jet-boat enthusiasts rally

Jet-boat enthusiasts rally

Jet-boat enthusiasts from throughout New Zealand were in North Otago on Saturday for the national jet-boat rally on the Waitaki River.

Eyesore made over into asset

Eyesore made over into asset

Part of Weston's heritage has been preserved with the completion of a three-and-a-half-year restoration of the Quarryman's Cottage.

Farewell to art of teaching

Farewell to art of teaching

Barrie White has only missed one night in about 35 years of teaching art in Oamaru as part of the Waitaki Boys High School community classes.

Security for Penguin Club

The Penguin Club in Oamaru is employing security staff every Friday night.