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- Busy time for gardens spilling blooms
December is almost upon us which means a busy time for all and a busy time for gardens spilling blooms and produce. Do not think of the garden as added stress — make it a place to de-stress.
- Cominghome alwaysspecial forDuncan
Four-time women’s motocross world champion Courtney Duncan visited Oamaru last week.
- Handling assured in Corolla hybrid wagon
It was one of the first Japanese station wagons sold in this country when launched in 1966 — fast-forward to 2023 and now it’s among the last.
- Alternatives to Palmerston landfill: WDC
A Palmerston resident feels the community has been ignored after the town’s landfill was closed last month.
- Refereeing involves being part of a team
The North Otago Sports Bodies Association is recognising people doing great things behind the scenes to help their sports. This week Nic Duff tracks down North Otago rugby referee coach Bruce Dunn.
- Organisers delighted by energy on street
Oamaru was transported back to the 1800s last week when the town hosted its annual Victorian Heritage Celebrations festival.
- Marlow, 9, unrivalled on two wheels
Oamaru’s youngest penny-farthing champion won despite wearing Crocs, having no experience and riding a borrowed bike.
- Concerns rabbits thriving again in region
DESPITE official rabbit counts in Otago showing numbers of the pests remaining ‘‘generally low’’ across farmland, there are fears rabbits are once again flourishing in the region.
- Waitaki tartan nearly ready
The Waitaki tartan is coming together after a year of work and 17 years of planning.
- Bowls champion on and off green
A well-earned retirement.
- Negotiating the way in this Vuca world
It’s 2022, and more than a year since we bought a little old building in Oamaru....
- 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....
- 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....