Sally Rae

Qualities recognised at school funeral

Qualities recognised at school funeral

Tony Wood wanted to be an army medic.

Discussions on drought

The effects of drought on farming practice will be discussed at a meeting at Five Forks this month.

Oamaru: Council urged to retain road

Oamaru: Council urged to retain road

Oamaru man Graeme Clark has urged the Waitaki District Council to consider all possibilities to retain and maintain the coastal road from Oamaru to the Waianakarua River mouth, saying it is not just a road but an "experience".

Irrigation consent 'welcome boost'

Irrigation consent 'welcome boost'

The granting of a water resource consent for the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme in South Canterbury would be a "welcome boost" to farmers during the current dry period, South Canterbury Irrigation Trust chairman Don McFarlane said yesterday.

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.