As other community-run television stations around the country
close, the future of Oamaru's volunteer-run broadcaster, 45
South Television, is looking bright.
His cousin's rugby career is about to be grounded, but Alex
McCaw has been soaring in the family's other chosen sport.
After launching in April, stand-alone economic development
body Venture Waitaki has been very busy behind the scenes.
A driver who reached 139kmh in a 50kmh area in Oamaru before
crashing into a traffic light pole, through gardens, two
street signs and then into a building, breaking the neck of a
passenger in the process, has pleaded guilty to multiple
On November 1, 1961, 16-year-old John Tiddy started working
at the Pukeuri freezing works as a ''string boy'' on the end
of the chain.
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