Sally Rae

Last-ditch bid to save altar

Last-ditch bid to save altar

Barricading the Teschemakers chapel has been suggested in a last-ditch bid to stop its marble altar from being removed.

The gift of words

The gift of words

Year 4 pupils at Ardgowan School will be top of the class when it comes to spelling.

Youngsters learn the art of graffiti

Youngsters learn the art of graffiti

The walls of the Ground Zero youth centre in Oamaru have been covered with graffiti - but it is art, not vandalism.

Bid to retain chapel altar

A public meeting has been called in Oamaru next week in a bid to seek retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Print of historic streetscape a challenge

Oamaru's historic Harbour St has been recreated - in an upstairs room at the Forrester Gallery.

Teschemakers altar report spurs appeal for support

Teschemakers altar report spurs appeal for support

Oamaru writer Nathalie Brown is urgently seeking support for the retention of the marble altar in the Teschemakers chapel.

Outcry over decision to remove altar

Outcry over decision to remove altar

Susie Scott says she will "go down kicking" trying to prevent the removal of the marble altar from the Teschemakers chapel - a move she describes as desecration of an "incredibly beautiful building".

One vital element missing

One vital element missing

At Enfield Play Group, there's plenty of toys and plenty of resources - it's just lacking children.

Merino shearing event cancelled

The Waitaki Mackenzie Merino Shears has been cancelled.

Damaged bridge reopens

Damaged bridge reopens

Bradshaws bridge, near Waimate, has reopened to restricted traffic.