As the lyrics to a popular television soap opera say,
''neighbours should be there for one another as that is when
good neighbours become good friends''.
Thunderstorms caused surface flooding and briefly interrupted
power in parts of Central Otago at the weekend - but also
brought smiles to farmers' faces.
Bright, pretty and tall young things have been put through
their paces in the hope of securing a spot in Dunedin's iD
After two years and two knockbacks, Southern Clams' proposal
to finish oysters in Otago Harbour will finally go out for
Otago rivers are dropping steadily again as the benefits from
rain earlier this month evaporate.
Helping administer anaesthetic and fluids to an injured
yellow-eyed penguin during surgery was a once-in-a-lifetime
experience for two young marine biologists.
The cost of complying with new water-quality regulations
could be the ''nail in the coffin'' for some Central Otago
farmers, Otago Regional Councillor Gary Kelliher says.
Dorothy Mackle says she learnt early on that her husband
Leslie would not argue with her.
his tail and jumps for sticks madly like any terrier, but
when he puts on his red jacket he is all business.
A minimum flow has been set for the Pomahaka River which will
restrict the amount of water farmers can be take from the
river during dry periods.
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