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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.

Victorian fun for all at Oamaru festival

Victorian fun for all at Oamaru festival

From steam to horse power, with even some girl power thrown in, Oamaru's Victorian heritage celebrations had a little bit of everything.

Award recognises work on memorial oaks scheme

Rob Douglas's long association with the memorial oaks scheme in North Otago has received national recognition.

Community debate attracts celebrities

Community debate attracts celebrities

Poet Brian Turner and former All Black Anton Oliver were among the crowd at the Hampden Community Energy Society's celebrity challenge debate on Saturday night.

Constant effort to keep Jade healthy

Constant effort to keep Jade healthy

For the family of little Jade Moffatt, life revolves around frequent trips to and stays in hospital.

Two roading projects win NZTA funds

Two roading projects win NZTA funds

The Waitaki District Council has received a double dose of good news from the New Zealand Transport Agency - $528,000 of subsidy for the Wansbeck St extension in the Oamaru harbour area, and a further $88,000 to seal Gardiners Rd.

Police info line set up

A new information line was launched in Oamaru yesterday, after being developed with the support of young people in the district.

Youth asked to apologise to police, fire brigade

An Oamaru youth who admitted vandalising public toilets and other property at Otematata at Labour Weekend - a time when young people ran amok in the town - has been asked to meet and apologise to police and the fire brigade.

Ladies and gentlemen promenade at twilight

Ladies and gentlemen promenade at twilight

It could only happen in Oamaru.