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200 for rugby celebrations

More than 200 people are expected to attend the Athletic Rugby Football Club's 125th anniversary celebrations in Oamaru at Easter.

Genesis seeks $275 million

Genesis Energy is seeking to raise up to $275 million in a capital bonds issue to help fund the $821 million purchase of the Tekapo A and B hydro power stations.

When Babes on Bikes rolled into town

When Babes on Bikes rolled into town

When Babes on Bikes once rolled into Hanmer Springs on a twice-yearly outing, there were five police squad cars to greet them.

Goose cull cost concern

Who will pay for culls of Canada geese if their numbers expand, has been the question asked by North Otago Federated Farmers high country spokesman Simon Williamson.

WDC meet farmers to discuss roading, rates issues

WDC meet farmers to discuss roading, rates issues

The need for a fair rating system has been impressed upon the Waitaki District Council by North Otago's farming community.

Gene hints disseminated

Gene hints disseminated

Commercial beef farmers had an opportunity to increase their knowledge and gain a better understanding of the estimated breeding values (EBVs) system at a recent beef genetics forum in North Otago.

Opportunities for smart efficiency with tagging

Opportunities for smart efficiency with tagging

Opportunities for more efficency exist with introducing of the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Nait) system, farmers are hearing.

Waimate hound takes top title

Waimate hound takes top title

Eager is top dog at the Waimate District Hunt's kennels.

Liquor ban reminder

Holidaymakers in Otematata over Easter are being reminded of the temporary liquor ban.

A and P groups complete merger

A merger between the former Timaru and Waimate agricultural and pastoral associations has been completed.