Hours of training have paid off for Oamaru teenagers Nicole
Herron and Stacey Kerin who both won bronze medals at the
recent Gymsports New Zealand national championships at
Four North Otago businesses have collaborated to raise funds
for the Red Cross relief efforts in the tsunami-stricken
island of the Pacific.
At an age when most racehorses are considered over the hill,
13-year-old Oamaru trotter Raymauwarrhen Sun is showing no
signs of slowing down.
Stonemason Bill Dooley, who has spent 62 years working with
Oamaru stone, says the suggestion the stone is too reflective
is "absolutely bloody ridiculous".
Work began yesterday on repairing the damaged Marine Parade
seawall at Oamaru Harbour.
"The recession's had it," Palmerston business owner Jim
Moffat declared yesterday as the small community celebrated
Six Oamaru schoolgirls will be interviewed by police after
bragging at school about stealing clothing and footwear from
an Oamaru business.
Arthur Wilson has just had his lawn-mowing "contract" rolled
over for another five years.
This large rock from Birdwood Station is about to become a
war memorial in Omarama.
Talented young North Otago rider Joel Meikle is off to the
Australian junior motocross national championships this
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