The Waitaki District Council has bought 7.9578ha on the
Hospital Hill reserve, giving Oamaru more reserve land,
extended linked walking tracks and more land for residential
A rock feature will be installed on the Omarama Domain
Reserve styled on the nearby Clay Cliffs landforms.
The North Otago SPCA is facing a "crisis situation", with
chairwoman Aveley Gameson warning closure is a possibility.
The final four sets of new traffic lights in Oamaru will be
switched on today.
Waitaki Boys High School is the venue for the Aorangi
regional final of the National Bank Young Farmer Contest on
Summit Wool Spinners is among the first three employers to
sign up for financial assistance under the Job Support
Scheme, saving 57 jobs at its Oamaru factory.
A special dance will celebrate the memory of North Otago
identities Colin Dorsey and Dorrie Hunter.
Amid fears millions of sheep will not be shorn within
required timeframes in the United Kingdom because of tough
new immigration laws, a North Otago shearer has been dealt a
blow by what he describes as "pedantic bureaucracy".
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean fears a new timetable for Oamaru's air
service will not suit the travel requirements of the North
Forrester Gallery director Warwick Smith has won the
individual achievement award at Museums A
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