A meeting in Oamaru yesterday morning shared ideas on how the
Waitaki community could best help earthquake-stricken
The actions of a man who dropped strangers' bags into the
Oamaru Police Station yesterday, after Christchurch's
devastating earthquake, "reinforces the decency of human
nature", police said.
Psst ... did you know the "judges" from American Idol are
coming to the Plunket Electrical North Otago A and P Show
Clocking an ''idiot'' driver at 198kmh, dealing with the
tragedy of young accident victims and helping save a
motorist's life - retiring Senior Constable Alex Wynne
reckons he could write a book.
Writer Fiona Farrell will return to her home town
to lead a creative writing workshop in April.
For Candy and Jonty Penney (pictured), attending the Oamaru
Wine and Food Festival yesterday was all about Hollie.
Oamaru wine and food festival co-ordinator Jo Sutherland
shows off the recyclable polymer glasses that will be on sale
at the festival tomorrow.
When it comes to the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's
cavalcade, Ruth Hanson is raring to go.
When Anzac Day dawns
in the Waiareka Valley this year and the immortal words "We
will remember them" are uttered, there will be a greater
understanding of just who is being remembered.
A plea by Forest and
Bird for the Government to halt tenure review proposals for
two Mackenzie Basin pastoral leases has been described as
"outrageous" by Bronwen Murray, one of the lessees involved.
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