Oamaru

Asbestos widow gives support

Asbestos widow gives support

An Oamaru woman who said she watched her husband die of an asbestos-related illness is supporting another widow who is battling to get recognition of the pain she and her husband went through as he slowly died from oesophageal cancer.

Incident 'blown out of proportion'

Incident 'blown out of proportion' An Oamaru shopkeeper who trespassed a Dunedin woman from her store after a verbal slanging match says the incident has been blown out of proportion.

Park damaged a second time in four weeks

Park damaged a second time in four weeks

Police and Waitaki District Council are investigating the second attack by vandals on Oamaru's Awamoa Park in about four weeks.

Swimming for low-income families

Swimming for low-income families

Children from low-income Waitaki families are to be given the opportunity to learn to swim, thanks to Plunket and a Waitaki District Council subsidy.

Asbestos widow gives support

Asbestos widow gives support

An Oamaru woman who said she watched her husband die of an asbestos-related illness is supporting another widow who is battling to get recognition of the pain she and her husband went through as he slowly died from oesophageal cancer.

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