Over half a million dollars more than expected could be
invested back in the Waitaki district, a new report says.
It was a case of local government by cellphone for most of
Waitaki yesterday, after a Telecom fault left the Waitaki
District Council's Oamaru headquarters without telephone
Waimate district rates could rise by just under 4.3% but
residents could also have to pay a hefty special charge on
top of that to fund the redevelopment of the town's sports
A week of celebrations to mark the 100-year-old link between
the people of Oamaru and the Pukeuri meat processing plant
began on Friday with a centennial reunion for past and
The Waitaki district is now firmly on the tourism map. Oamaru
reporter Andrew Ashton asks Tourism Waitaki marketing manager
Megan Howell why her staff no longer get asked ''Waitaki?
A Waimate woman is thought to be one of three women allegedly
seduced and then swindled out of money and possessions by an
online dating fraudster.
Aoraki Polytechnic is confident it can hit this year's target
rate for students enrolled to study at its Oamaru campus, as
it aims to bounce back from a $2 million loss last year.
Construction of a milk plant that will bring 70 new jobs to
Glenavy is ''stepping up another gear'', Oceania Dairy says.
South Island councils are expected to offer a ''united
front'' in opposing new Government building regulations that
could cost councils billions of dollars to implement.
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