A commercial truck driver has been charged with careless
driving causing the death of young dairy farm worker Tom Fry
at Richmond last month.
Otepopo School - a former winner of the Goodman Fielder best
small school award - will close on September 24, Education
Minister Anne Tolley announced yesterday.
A bout of tonsilitis brought North Otago couple Ron and Ruth
McNally together - and they are still together after 60
Pupils at St Joseph's School in Oamaru are a healthy lot -
and have a certificate to prove it.
The Waitaki District Council will discuss the issue of State
Highway 1 at Big Kuri Creek, just north of Hampden, and at
Richmond-Hilderthorpe - both sections of road closed recently
due to flooding - with the New Zealand Transport Agency.
A group called Friends of Kakanui Church has been formed in
support of the retention of the township's 140-year-old
"This is a rare beast," Wes Davies said this week, as he
admired a 1957 Dual Ghia at Tempero Coach and Motor Company
An ice-cream eating competition will be a novel addition to
the annual Port FM midwinter swim at Oamaru Harbour on
England may be the birthplace of the Suffolk sheep breed but
one English sheep stud is set to get an injection of New
Zealand genetics - all the way from Hakataramea.
4WD enthusiasts got downright dirty at the Rotary Club of
Waitaki's mud-plug on Saturday.
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