Home Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Splashing good fun

Mud larks. When the South Otago small schools cross country was cancelled due to Alert Level 2 restrictions, staff at Waiwera South School felt they...

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...

Maths teacher problem tricky

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Tokomairiro High School principal Glenis Sim had not taught calculus for 20 years. But then Covid-19 happened. Staffing issues hit the school when its senior mathematics...

Midwinter party chance to get together

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A feast including egg nog, whitebait fritters, lamb and pavlova went down well with pensioners in Lawrence late last month. A total of 53 gathered...

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...

25-year party for Balclutha Pact

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Clients and staff of a Clutha mental health facility came together to celebrate a milestone earlier this month. This year marks 25 years of operation...

Cyclists, runners keen for Catlins tracks

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Support for building new bike trails in the Catlins is growing after a Clutha District Council public consultation on the idea. The consultation came as...

Help at hand for hygiene

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Hygiene products by the bucket-load have been distributed in the Clutha district. The South Otago Health Support Trust (SOHST) has been able to assemble and...

Garden makeover shock for woman

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Just like on any gardening reality show, while home owner Melanie Kreft was spending the weekend shopping in Dunedin with her sister, back in...

Online banking lessons at hub

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz People struggling with online banking skills could have their queries answered at a series of workshops at the Project Bruce community hub in Milton. Community...
Advertisement
Advertisement