Three generations of George Watson's family looked on proudly
as the 92-year-old returned serviceman shared some of his war
stories with a packed Lake Wanaka Centre yesterday.
After two postponements in as many years, the Wild Descent
kayak race on the Clutha River started in perfect conditions
in Albert Town yesterday.
Bruce and Mary King's long-lasting love story began on the
dance floor, much like many couples of their era.
Retired stained-glass and leadlight craftsman Arthur Raffills
has countless decorative pieces from his past displayed in
churches, public buildings and private homes throughout the
Twenty-one grand and Otago skinks have been born in captivity
since a recent large-scale collection of the endangered
lizards near Wanaka.
Wanaka police have reported a relatively trouble-free weekend
despite the large number of people who were in town for the
Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow.
If inspectors from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and
Employment were in Wanaka yesterday, almost every retailer in
the resort will face fines for breaching Easter trading laws.
A Primary School board of trustees chairman Mike Thomas says
the school's governance woes are behind it after two of its
board members resigned.
While a date for Te Papa's Shrek exhibition is yet to be set,
a museum representative has been spending time in Tarras this
week hearing the late celebrity sheep's story from those in
Thirty-three more sections are proposed within Wanaka's
sought-after Meadowstone subdivision, the ''last of the
last'' for the development.
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