Sally Rae

Rabbit remedy? Hare! Hare!

Rabbit remedy? Hare! Hare!

Some of Central Otago's burgeoning rabbit population is being eaten by pets in North America, after two Canterbury men established a mobile processing plant in the Mackenzie Basin, Sally Rae reports.

Brother and sister to represent Otago

Brother and sister to represent Otago

When it comes to cricket, it's a double act for North Otago siblings Lachlan and Alice Kingan.

Energy companies still spilling water

Meridian Energy is continuing to spill water from the Waitaki hydro system.

Music camp inspires Majics

Music camp inspires Majics

The Majic family of Wellington is having a magic time at the Waitaki summer music camp in Oamaru this week.

Proposal to farm salmon on Waitaki

Proposal to farm salmon on Waitaki

A salmon farm is being proposed for Lake Waitaki, with those behind it saying it will be a "huge opportunity" for the Waitaki Valley.

Victim sceptical of Pike River conman's apology

Victim sceptical of Pike River conman's apology

A man who posed as a Pike River Coal mine employee to obtain hospitality from people and gain their trust - before stealing from them - has sent a public apology from his Christchurch Men's Prison cell.

Soaring through life on fun flight plan

Soaring through life on fun flight plan

Yvonne Loader says she is "so glad" aviation found her.

Contest director's feet on ground

"Like herding cats" is how Roy Edwards describes the job of contest director for the national gliding championships.

Clark gets behind Hearts and Hands for Haiti

Former prime minister Helen Clark has asked the United Nations Development Programme to see what can be done to assist Oamaru-based emergency relief initiative Project HHH.

'Miner' arrested in Timaru swoop

'Miner' arrested in Timaru swoop

A man claiming to be a Pike River coal miner who allegedly stole from a North Otago family who befriended him was arrested in Timaru yesterday, following a tip from a member of the public.