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Views of the floods

Clutha Leader reporter John Cosgrove went in search of the high waters we have had in the Clutha District over the past three weeks....

A stitch in time wins a prize

Nobody knew who Amy Jones was during her first year in Lawrence, but now that her artistic talent has been revealed she is the...

Catlins summer fun

If your interests include fossils, penguins, moa, or the wee, weird and wonderful, Forest and Bird South Otago's Catlins Summer Programme might be just...

Giving tree sprouts gifts

The spirit of giving is alive and well in Clutha this Christmas and the community has made a generous response to two Balclutha gift...

Samoan family among citizens

Mikaele Tanuvasa is a Balclutha resident, a husband, and father to four children, and now a new citizen of New Zealand. He came from Samoa...

Community hall building to remain

A motion to halt the demolition of a community hall in Kaitangata may bring opportunity for new owners. The Clutha District Council last week passed...

Milton dentist to retire

Today marks 49 years since Rob Wilton graduated from dental school, and now he has decided to retire from the profession. "I'll definitely miss it,...

Return of show cattle welcomed at Tokomairiro A&P Show

john.cosgrove@cluthaleader.co.nz Santa was there and the cows came along too. The decision by the Tokomairiro A&P Society to allow cattle back into the show helped make...

Funding for five community groups

john.cosgrove@cluthaleader.co.nz Five South Otago recipients of the Otago Community Trust grants have had early Christmas presents with the announcement of $99,500 in funding for community...

Budding artist wins drawing contest

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A pencil drawing of early settler Thomas Gabriel Read has won a young Waitahuna artist a new canvas and art supplies. Tyler Alderton (11) said...
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