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- Support required for young workers
In today’s tight labour market, many employers will be competing to hire school leavers and other not very experienced young people to fill permanent and part-time roles, as well as seasonal vacancies.
- Time to try what ice hockey has to offer
It’s a good time to be an ice hockey fan.
- Benefits of sticking to the original wheel
In the past month Waitaki has been busy making decisions and celebrating (or berating) past ones.
- Valley Karaka’s dominant win sends message to rivals
Maheno and Valley Karaka remain at the top of the pile in the netball premier A grade this season.
- Second covenant due on Goodwood farm
Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht are set to increase the long-term permanent protection of the biodiversity on their sheep and beef farm in East Otago.
- Nuggets chasing record-breaking win
The North Otago Men’s hockey team is looking to make history at the Ian Smith Tournament in Ashburton this weekend.
- Booming Kurow marks 125 years
There was a time when Kurow Rugby Club was only just scraping by.
- Rural residents should prepare for risks
The rural sector is mobilising to prepare for the worst.
- SUV much more Corolla for your money
The range-topping AWD Limited is the ‘‘go-to’’ model in the Corolla Cross SUV range if you want AWD grip, and who doesn’t with our weather and roads? Plus you know you are buying top-shelf Toyota luxury and leading-edge safety technology.
- Organic vegetable soups go down a treat
Oamaru Organics’ new vegetable soups are being slurped throughout the country.
- Negotiating the way in this Vuca world
It’s 2022, and more than a year since we bought a little old building in Oamaru....
- Head girl wins Zonta award
This year’s Zonta Club of Oamaru scholarship has been won by Waitaki Girls’ High School head girl Sophie McMillan-Sinclair....
- School dux wants to fight inequality via her career
Lily-Anne Beazley is driven by a desire to make the world a better place....
- 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...
- 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....
- Observatory Village huge development over a relatively short period of time
On August 8, 2017, Oamaru’s Observatory Village Lifecare opened the doors to its first residents. Five years on, Charitable Trust chairman Peter Robinson talks to Ashley Smyth about the success of the facility, the challenges faced along the way, and plans for the future....