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- Team excels at ‘tough competition’
Future athletics stars were on display in Timaru last weekend.
- Blue penguin numbers rise
It has been a record season for the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony.
- Winter rabbit blitz planned
Rabbit numbers are climbing in Moeraki, but it may not be until winter when serious poisoning is carried out.
- Health expo focusing on prevention
The Oamaru Pacific Island Community Group (OPICG) is hosting a health and wellness expo in Oamaru this weekend, with the aim of making it easier for people to access health care.
- Memory loss experts offer staff training
Training is on offer for businesses and workplaces whose clients may suffer from memory loss.
- Salmon, wine to be paired at Twizel festival
If you are a fan of salmon raised in glacial waters and quality drinks, Twizel has the perfect event for you.
- Phoenix team gains victory for host club
Oamaru’s Phoenix Bowling Club was off to a winning start early in the new year.
- Time to wear sports shoes to school
School pupils are in for a pleasant surprise.
- No lack of opportunities in South
East Otago born and bred Rowena Davenport thrives on a challenge. The new chief executive of law firm Gallaway Cook Allan talks to Sally Rae about stepping outside her comfort zone....
- Recognition for those who have made difference for community
After Covid-19 abruptly upended our lives last year, 2021 began with lots of promise and hope. Then came Delta, and with it another year of monumental events. But in the Waitaki district, resilience was everywhere — and lots of great people still did lots of great things. They served, they...
- From the birth of Britpop to carving out a life at the bottom of the world
He was in the room when a young Noel Gallagher played an acoustic Wonderwall publicly for the first time, and has shared an office with Ricky Gervais. Classic Rock magazine online editor Fraser Lewry talks to AshleySmyth about what got him there, and what has now brought him here....
- Beloved man of many talents, dedicated to paralympic sport
David Ernest Albert Hill (Dave) MNZM, 30.11.51—14.4.22, was born in Oamaru, the youngest child of four children and only son of Vera and Albert Hill....
- Forrester Heights’ ‘intrinsic value’ stressed
It was heartbreaking to read the responses from Alex Parmley and Gary Kircher in last week’s Oamaru Mail regarding Forrester Heights. The area forms the backdrop to our unique harbour and lies in front of the lookout where there is the best view of the stunning waterfront. What is tragic is that...
- Collection celebrates women and their influence through the years
Oamaru designer Mary-Jane Hyde talks to Sally Rae about coping with cancer, launching a new knitwear label and surrounding herself with women....
- Showing people the respect you want to be shown key for intergenerational firm
North Otago father-and-daughter John Schultz and Kylie Stenton were acknowledged recently at the New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers’ Association’s awards function. Sally Rae finds out more about their genuinely family business....
- Housing, health, rates, lifestyle among issues candidates passionate about
As part of the Oamaru Mail’s election coverage, we are profiling council candidates throughout the district....
- Duntroon couple personify perseverance
In the sleepy North Otago township of Duntroon lives a couple who have overcome massive obstacles to continue to operate a business in their much-loved community. Sally Rae reports....