Waikouaiti

Cold winter stokes up an 'old-fashioned community fundraiser'

Cold winter stokes up an 'old-fashioned community fundraiser'

Firewood has been in such hot demand this winter that a local fundraising group thinks ''it's possible'' it can raise most of the $300,000 it needs for a new building.

Library set to mark 150 years

The thoughts and memories of East Otago residents will be on display at the Waikouaiti Library's 150th anniversary celebrations next Saturday.

Waikouaiti pines - new felling plan offered

Waikouaiti pines - new felling plan offered

The fate of a Waikouaiti pine plantation probably rests in the hands of the local community board after a public meeting was held this week to discuss a new plan to fell the trees.

Precious deposits in Waikouaiti

Precious deposits in Waikouaiti

The former Bank of New Zealand in Waikouaiti is a rare survivor from an early period in New Zealand's banking history. Kim Dungey steps inside.

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