Sally Rae

Council likely to sell two forests

Blakely Pacific looks set to buy two forestry blocks, totalling just over 1100ha, from the Waimate District Council.

Salmon angler first head of riparian group

Salmon angling enthusiast Jack Chandra has been elected president of the newly formed Waitaki Riparian Enhancement Society.

$28,000 for cottage 'unbelievable'

$28,000 for cottage 'unbelievable'

It could be considered the real estate steal of the year.

Grey Power official to resign

Grey Power official to resign

North Otago Grey Power president Noel Bradshaw intends resigning next month, saying he has been the victim of a "smear campaign".

Ceremony revived for new memorial

Ceremony revived for new memorial

Ron Blackstock organised the previous Anzac Day service in Omarama in 1975, he could not get a guest speaker.

No decision on school

Hampden School does not want to decide what happens to Otepopo School at Herbert The Ministry of Education was asked to consult the boards of trustees at Hampden, Maheno and Weston schools on the possibility of retaining education at the Otepopo site as a second campus of one of the schools.

Tourism plan funds bid fails

Tourism plan funds bid fails

A $3 million heritage tourism project, using high technology to portray stories of early Oamaru, has failed in its bid to obtain funding from the Ministry of Economic Development Enterprising Partnerships fund.

Looking forward to Sport Waitaki role

Looking forward to Sport Waitaki role

Sport Waitaki's new co-ordinator Louise Bee is looking forward to working with the community.

Dog triallist reckons it's all in a name

Dog triallist reckons it's all in a name

When it comes to naming his dogs, North Otago shepherd Sean Murney likes being a little different.

Poppies laid at memorial oaks

Poppies laid at memorial oaks

St Patrick's Scouts Brian Driessens (left) and Jibi Kunnethedam, both 14, lay a poppy at a memorial oak tree in Severn St, Oamaru, yesterday.