With the salmon fishing season drawing to a close on the
Waitaki River, a flurry of activity is expected in the next
All Grace Astle wanted for her sixth birthday was fish and
chips for tea. But takeaways were off the menu on February 22
- the day of the Christchurch earthquake - as what started
off as a normal day for the Astle family turned into anything
When Joy Gibson decided to brighten up her back yard in
Oamaru, she did it in style.
Creating a plaster bust of himself felt a little like doing
his own headstone, Marcus Wainwright admits.
"Not every small rural town has their own giant robot,"
steampunk enthusiast Iain Clark mused as he admired Oamaru's
Joan Dick knows all about living
through earthquakes. The former Oamaru resident, who has
spent the past 21 years in Christchurch, has decided to move
back to Oamaru permanently.
For Sharon Reeves, being involved with the fire brigade has
been a family affair.
Children at Ardgowan School have an exciting place to play
after their new playground fort was officially opened by
Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton last night.
Sven Thelning has always wanted to be a pilot.
Macraes-Moonlight School is calling on horse enthusiasts to
help send all its pupils to Wellington.
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