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Memories captured in book

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Last year, Kaitangata author Joyce Beck self-published her third book, 21 years after her first. Now, less than a year later she will unveil a...

Plate commemorating cancelled royal visit found

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Is a commemorative plate more interesting for marking an event that never took place? That is the question facing Owaka Museum manager Mike McPhee, following...

Driving course held at raceway

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Seeing what his mum did under the same driving conditions was a memorable highlight for South Otago High School pupil Blake Mosley (17) at...

Cowboy challenge course to be built in Lawrence

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Cowboy culture is “exploding” in the Clutha district, and a new “cowboy challenge” obstacle course could help enable that. Lawrence Cowboy Challenge committee chairwoman Natassja...

Games engage young folk

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A group of excited adolescents transformed the Balclutha Library last weekend with a four hour multi-player video-gaming event. Your Corps, which involved kids of all...

Skate park work preparation ‘under way’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Detailed planning for extensions to the Kaitangata Skate Park are moving along nicely, Kaitangata Skate Park committee chairman Dallas Storer says. “We are well under...

Sessions boost confidence

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz An event designed to “remove the stigma” around video games and change the lives of young people through building confidence and social skills, will...

Face-lift, insulation part of plans for South Otago Museum

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz It will be ‘‘full steam ahead’’ for the physical development of a Clutha museum now its staff and volunteers have had a chance to...

Ex-gang leader on quest

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Tuhoe Isaac is on a mission from God. That was the reason the former Mongrel Mob leader was in Milton this month, spreading the word...

Butcher snap-happy over lockdown

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz One part-time Clutha photographer and full-time butcher used her time during lockdown productively. Blue Spur Butchery and Deli operator Jan Harper finally had the chance...
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