Sally Rae

Gymnastics: Oamaru pair bag bronzes

Gymnastics: Oamaru pair bag bronzes

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 Mystery Creek.

Businesses raise funds for tsunami victims

Businesses raise funds for tsunami victims

Four North Otago businesses have collaborated to raise funds for the Red Cross relief efforts in the tsunami-stricken island of the Pacific.

Donny 'magnificent' at 13

Donny 'magnificent' at 13

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.

Stonemasons defend material, attack rules

Stonemasons defend material, attack rules

Stonemason Bill Dooley, who has spent 62 years working with Oamaru stone, says the suggestion the stone is too reflective is "absolutely bloody ridiculous".

Rock on: repairs to seawall begin

Rock on: repairs to seawall begin

Work began yesterday on repairing the damaged Marine Parade seawall at Oamaru Harbour.

Boomtown, not doomtown: Palmerston's new lease of life

Boomtown, not doomtown: Palmerston's new lease of life

"The recession's had it," Palmerston business owner Jim Moffat declared yesterday as the small community celebrated its revival.

Pupils to be questioned

Six Oamaru schoolgirls will be interviewed by police after bragging at school about stealing clothing and footwear from an Oamaru business.

Centenarian still mowing strong

Centenarian still mowing strong

Arthur Wilson has just had his lawn-mowing "contract" rolled over for another five years.

Rock of remembrance

Rock of remembrance

This large rock from Birdwood Station is about to become a war memorial in Omarama.

Motorcross: On track for transtasman trip

Motorcross: On track for transtasman trip

Talented young North Otago rider Joel Meikle is off to the Australian junior motocross national championships this month.