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Meridian says it has no new power project

Meridian says it has no new power project

Meridian Energy says there is no definite plan in place to develop a hydro-electric project on Lake Pukaki.

Haiti trip feels like 'intrepid journey'

Haiti trip feels like 'intrepid journey'

Former Waitaki mayor Alan McLay, who flew out yesterday for earthquake-stricken Haiti, feels like he is heading off on an "intrepid journey".

SPCA seeking help to move

North Otago SPCA is seeking support from the community to enable it to move into much-needed new premises.

New uses for willow

New uses for willow

Professional willow basket-maker Mike Lilian has been busy weaving willow at the Waitaki Community Gardens this week.

Waimate Policy reviewed

The Waimate District Council has reviewed its credit-card policy.

Chilling with the chooks

Chilling with the chooks

Jo Walshe loves her chooks.

In fact, the secondary school teacher likes nothing better than coming home from work and feeding her feathered friends.

Old soldier takes his final journey

Old soldier takes his final journey

Waimate war hero Eric Batchelor - aptly described as "an ordinary extraordinary person" - was farewelled yesterday with military pomp and ceremony.

Simple things count for John

Simple things count for John

It's the simple things in life that now count for Hampden man John Shaw - like smelling the roses and walking on the beach.

Network Waitaki director to resign

Network Waitaki director to resign

Newly appointed Network Waitaki director Danny Hailes will resign from the position in December, before taking up a new job in Invercargill.

Two-term mayor standing again

Waimate Mayor John Coles is seeking his third term.