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Banned rider may race in Australia

Banned rider may race in Australia

Having been banned from competing in New Zealand's national penny-farthing championships, Noel Andrew now hopes to race in Australia's national event.

Urgent call to catch arsonist

Whoever is responsible for a spate of suspicious fires in Kurow needs to be caught before the consequences are "absolutely disastrous", Kurow fire chief John Sturgeon says.

Model A Fords come to Oamaru

Model A Fords come to Oamaru

Eight immaculately-presented Model A Ford cars turned heads in Oamaru yesterday.

Vintage car trade-off

There are trade-offs for being married to a vintage car "addict", Ashburton woman Phyl Ellis concedes.

Yuletide spirit on the street in Oamaru

Yuletide spirit on the street in Oamaru

Santa Claus arrived in Oamaru on Saturday.

Windows request on hold

An application for consent to remove five stained glass windows from the historic Teschemakers chapel is on hold while the Waitaki District Council obtains more information about the potential heritage effects.

Information sought about vandalism

The Waitaki District Council is seeking information leading to the apprehension of those responsible for the vandalism of war memorials in Oamaru this week.

Singer in love with town

Singer in love with town

She has performed for Robbie Williams, been part of the first New Zealand group to achieve three consecutive No 1 singles in New Zealand, and appeared in Shortland Street and Xena: Warrior Princess.

Support effort recognised

Support effort recognised

Beverley McCaw's lengthy contribution to the Otago Adverse Support Trust was acknowledged recently.

Children's books add to art works

"An emotional occasion" was how Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton described Friday's launch of books, created by North Otago schoolchildren, to accompany artist Colin Wheeler's panels in the Opera House.