Sally Rae

Players bringing history to life

Players bringing history to life

It has been dubbed a walking tour with a difference.

Collection keeps Janice up to date

Collection keeps Janice up to date

Oamaru's very own calendar girl, Janice McPherson, laughingly says that she needs to "get a life".

Submission flood

Just over 1800 submissions have been received on Williamson Holdings Ltd's controversial dairy farm development at Omarama.

Late bloomer 'pumped up' by music

When Reina Dornan turned 40, she decided to learn the clarinet.

Government unlikely to 'call in' dairy farm applications

Government unlikely to 'call in' dairy farm applications

The Government is considering intervening in the controversial dairy-farm proposals for the Omarama-Ohau area. but it looks unlikely the resource consent applications will be "called in".

Dairy-farm court bid not option: ECan

The three companies proposing intensive dairy farms in the Omarama and Ohau area attempted to have the effluent consent applications directly referred to the Environment Court.

Deadline looms for dairy plans

Deadline looms for dairy plans

Environment Minister Nick Smith has until next Friday to decide whether to call in resource consent applications of two companies with controversial plans to establish new dairy farms in the Omarama and Ohau area.

Labour points to wide issues

Labour points to wide issues

The calling-in of resource consent applications "makes sense" because the issue of proposed large-scale dairy farm development in the Omarama and Ohau area was too big for Environment Canterbury to handle properly, Labour's water quality spokesman Brendon Burns said yesterday.

School redevelopment on track for start of year

School redevelopment on track for start of year

The redevelopment of Waitaki Valley School is on track for the start of the new school year.

Golden players wanted in Wasps

Golden players wanted in Wasps

Watch out for the Waitaki Wasps.