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Annual community event celebrated

There was Christmas ham and minted peas, roast lamb and new spuds, plus sweets and wine on offer at the annual Lawrence Lions Club's...

Kaka Point life-savers win Vote the Boat competition

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A group of real-life heroes got their time in the spotlight at the 2019 South Otago A&P Show. The Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club...

Pupils develop road safety billboards

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Works of art by Clutha district pupils will soon grace billboards on the district's state highways. Five artworks by students have been selected by the...

Dress-up day raises funds for sick child

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Pupils at a Balclutha high school have come out in support of a young girl suffering from a rare form of cancer. Four-year-old Esme Palmer,...

Teacher bids adieu

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A Balclutha primary school teacher is leaving her school of 28 years on a high note following her final musical production. Rosebank School assistant principal...

Pupils learn healthy food choices

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Just how much sugar is there in bread? And is it good for you? Those were two of many questions children from Lawrence Area School...

South Otago team wins NZ clubs quiz

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A team of former South Otago High School pupils and their teacher have overcome nerves competing in front of the Clubs NZ 2019 quiz...

Blade-shearer Jordan has the winning edge

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A Balclutha shearer who only took up the blades last year has won the intermediate blade-shearing championship at the New Zealand Corriedale shearing and...

Clutha trio win PM’s vocational awards

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Three Clutha high school pupils are among the recipients of a new award. South Otago High School pupil Cameron Soper, The Catlins Area School pupil...

PGF boost for forestry course

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Otago's forestry industry personnel shortfalls are being addressed through a recent Provincial Growth Fund skills and employment programme funding boost of $63,000. Regional Economic Development...
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