Sally Rae

Rock art site to be geologically assessed

Rock art site to be geologically assessed

The Ngai Tahu Maori Rock Art Trust is awaiting a report from a geological engineer who has inspected the Takiroa rock art site, near Duntroon.

Timaru shocked by receivership

Timaru shocked by receivership

Otago Daily Times reporter Sally Rae gauges the mood on the streets of Timaru as word filters out of South Canterbury Finance's woes.

Secondary sport: Multisport on Bisschops' mind

Secondary sport: Multisport on Bisschops' mind

There is no questioning Reubyn Bisschops' devotion to multisport.

Fun of show draws in mother, son

Fun of show draws in mother, son

The Oamaru Operatic Society's production of Les Miserables is a family affair for Krissy and Jack McGeown.

Pupils' eyes opened to opportunities on farms

Pupils' eyes opened to opportunities on farms

Agriculture and its supporting industries were promoted to secondary-school pupils at the recent Haka Bark Up to encourage young people to consider it as a career. Sally Rae reports.

Crossing Tasman a career move

Crossing Tasman a career move

Waitaki community safety officer Alison Banks is bound for Australia.

'Les Miserables' lead gets to work

'Les Miserables' lead gets to work

When Tim Beveridge was asked if he was interested in performing the lead role in the Oamaru Operatic Society's production of Les Miserables, he jumped at the opportunity.

Charity ball 'a great way' to honour her son's memory

Charity ball 'a great way' to honour her son's memory

"It's just your worst nightmare, that 'cancer' word, and you just think, 'Oh my goodness; here we go again."

Dream to restore wheel a step closer

Dream to restore wheel a step closer

A former North Otago man's dream of seeing the water wheel on Old Mill Rd in Oamaru restored is a step closer.

Fears of damage if altar removed

Dunedin stonemason and sculptor Marcus Wainwright believes the marble altar at the Teschemakers Chapel will be damaged if an attempt is made to move it.