Sally Rae

Milestone for parish

Milestone for parish

Rose Luxford is the first woman minister in the history of St Paul's Presbyterian Church in Oamaru.

Holidaying farmer prefers saddle to sand

Holidaying farmer prefers saddle to sand

When it comes to holidays, Colin Drummond is not a fan of sitting on a beach.

60-year nuns

60-year nuns

Four Dominican Sisters will mark a special milestone in Oamaru today.

Dairy decision supported by district council

cThe Waitaki District Council supports the decision by Environment Minister Nick Smith to "call in" the associated consent applications for controversial intensive dairy farming proposals in the Omarama and Ohau area.

New T.A.G. Co-ordinator

New T.A.G. Co-ordinator

Esther Dupu, well-known for her work with youth in the North Otago community, has been appointed co-ordinator of the T.A.G. (Totally Against Graffiti) group.

Flying elephant

Flying elephant

A visitor to the Oamaru Public Gardens yesterday was amazed to see an elephant "flying around like Dumbo" before it was put on the back of a truck and taken away.

Green leader hails decision to call-in dairy applications

Green leader hails decision to call-in dairy applications

The decision to call-in consent applications for controversial dairy farm developments is a victory for the Green Party and for every New Zealander who cares about water quality and the "wonderful" landscape and biodiversity of the Omarama and Ohau area, Green Party co-leader Russel Norman says.

Support strong for Otepopo

Support strong for Otepopo

Placard-bearing supporters of Otepopo School gathered outside Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean's office in Oamaru yesterday morning to show support for the retention of the school.

MP joins call for dairy farm consent applications to be called in

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has joined those asking Environment Minister Nick Smith to call in the controversial Omarama-Ohau dairy farm consent applications.

Cowboys in pink for Waikouaiti fundraiser rodeo

Cowboys in pink for Waikouaiti fundraiser rodeo

Pink horses, pink barrels, pink flags and pink people.