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'Arthritis' no obstacle to success

'Arthritis' no obstacle to success

Alex Leckie-Zaharic did not let ''arthritis'' get in the way of him winning a major regional competition in Dunedin yesterday.

New Green Island supermarket confirmed

New Green Island supermarket confirmed

Progressive Enterprises has confirmed it plans to go ahead with a multimillion-dollar supermarket development in Green Island.

Ice blamed for crash on Three Mile Hill

Ice blamed for crash on Three Mile Hill

The driver of a four-wheel-drive vehicle was lucky to walk away with minor injuries after crashing on Three Mile Hill at the weekend, Dunedin police say.

Otago bands in rock final

Two Otago secondary school rock bands have been selected among the top 30 acts nationally to thrash it out in the final of the 2014 Smokefreerockquest.

Good fortune due to Jewels

Good fortune due to Jewels

In the distance, Natasha O'Brien could hear her miniature Jack Russell barking.

Conflict forces trip delay

Conflict forces trip delay

A Logan Park High School pupil will not travel to Jerusalem for the World Science Conference this month after its organisers advised it is too dangerous to attend.

School seeks permission for solar power

School seeks permission for solar power

Waitati School hopes to capitalise on the 2000 annual sunshine hours that gleam down on Otago each year by installing solar panels to generate its own electricity.

Fulltime approaches for McDonald

Fulltime approaches for McDonald

When Jenny McDonald came to the Taieri 45 years ago as part of a ''wee look'' around New Zealand, the last thing she expected to do was get married and still be there today.

Primary pupils raring to race

Primary pupils raring to race

Silverstream School pupils are on their marks and set to go for the Taieri school sports cross-country event next week.

Gift of trees helps stream

Gift of trees helps stream

East Taieri School is looking even lusher and greener than usual after being given $1000 of native trees to plant on school grounds.