Clutha Valley farmers John and Annette Moore will receive two
New Zealand Century Farm Awards at Lawrence tomorrow night.
Organisers behind the proposed West Otago Health Centre have
met their $2.6 million target after receiving a $1 million
grant from the Clutha District Council yesterday.
The new owners of Milton's woollen mill are excited about its
future, this week cementing an alliance with an Australian
textile company to help break into the international market.
Plans to upgrade Balclutha's main street are being advanced
with the formation of a consultation group and public meeting
to be held later this year.
Vaccines are in high demand after an outbreak of salmonella
hindmarsh, which has killed hundreds of sheep on farms in
West Otago and Southland.
Organisers of a year-long charity event in South Otago hope a
Kaitangata family can move into their new home by the end of
Construction of a cul-de-sac to close Balclutha's
''dangerous'' Ryrie St-State Highway 1 intersection
permanently is under way.
Getting a special liquor licence will take longer under
alcohol-law changes coming into effect next month, the Clutha
District Council warns.
The Clutha District Council is taking steps towards
self-insuring its assets as its membership to the Local
Authority Protection Programme (Lapp) ends next month.
Two Alexandra people were ''very lucky'' to escape major
injury when their station wagon hit a truck-and-trailer unit
on State Highway 8 at Waitahuna yesterday morning.
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