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Multicultural council wins

The Waitaki Multicultural Council won the supreme award at the TrustPower Oamaru community awards announced in Oamaru last night.

Oamaru visit by new CEO

Otago Southland Employers Association's new chief executive John Scandrett will visit Oamaru tomorrow as part of a "connect-and-consult process".

Raising the profile of poultry

Raising the profile of poultry

There were roosters everywhere at Hilderthorpe yesterday - and not a French rugby supporter in sight.

Memorial rededicated in safer spot

Memorial rededicated in safer spot

It was, as special guest Shirley Gillies said, a monumental occasion.

Midwinter madness takes dip

Midwinter madness takes dip

About 50 hardy swimmers braved the waters of Friendly Bay at Oamaru Harbour yesterday, for the annual Port FM Local midwinter swim.

Young Oamaru man on a mission (again)

Young Oamaru man on a mission (again)

Ryan Craig is on the road again.

'Genuine mistake' by council

'Genuine mistake' by council

The Waimate District Council says it made a "genuine error" when filling out statistics, which meant it appeared near the bottom of the list for processing resource consents on time.

Reason given for drop in crime

Reason given for drop in crime

Crime figures in Waitaki are down because of partnerships formed in the district, Waitaki community safety officer Alison Banks says.

45 South fund woes

The future of Oamaru's television station 45 South is uncertain after an unsuccessful application for funding in the latest New Zealand On Air funding round.

Veteran keen on memorial

Veteran keen on memorial

Wild horses could not keep Stan Wilson away from the rededication of the Boer War monument in Oamaru on Saturday.