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 Veronika and Mark Sim were presented with a  police certificate of appreciation  by Central Otago mayor Tony Lepper yesterday. Mrs Sim accepted their son's award on his behalf. Photo by Liam Cavanagh.

Father and son given bravery awards

A Roxburgh man and his son have been recognised for their bravery by police after saving a man who fell from his kayak into the Clutha River below Roxburgh Dam.

Focus on 'behind the plug'

Focus on 'behind the plug'

Central Otago school children are about to learn what is ''behind the plug'' as part of a pilot education programme developed by Contact Energy.

Body of missing man found in paddock

Body of missing man found in paddock

The body of missing Romahapa man Ian Mathieson has been found in a paddock near Monaghan Rd, about 10km northwest of Balclutha.

Artist victim of late-night antics

Artist victim of late-night antics

The Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust is considering ways to curb alcohol-fuelled issues in the town's historic area, including the recent theft of works from artist Donna Demente.

Winter, mud and bicycles

Winter, mud and bicycles

Otago turned on its distinctive chilly winter charm when it hosted the Cyclocross National Championships at Whare Flat on Saturday.

Prefab fire likely caused by electrical fault

Prefab fire likely caused by electrical fault

The cause of a blaze in a Northern Southland College prefab building yesterday morning is being investigated by fire safety officers, but it is thought it was caused by an electrical fault.

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