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Multiple cannabis raids conducted

JACK CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Cannabis cultivation and sale were of particular concern last week; two busts were carried out by Balclutha police with assistance from a Dunedin...

Locals chip in for helipad work

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A “big milestone” has been reached in the construction of a community helipad in Lawrence. Ground was broken at Simpson Park last month and drainage...

Sign heralds long-sought slowdown

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Three years of campaigning have paid off following the announcement of the new permanent speed limit of 50kmh on State Highway 1 through Waihola. Waihola...

Wig Wednesday fundraiser back

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz If you happen to be out and about in West Otago this Wednesday, keep your hair on if every way you turn you see...

High school teaches traditional carving

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Be like the worm and enter the wood, the tutor of a new course at Tokomairiro High School says. Ben Whitaker, of Owaka, is teaching...

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...

Community offers recipes for cookbook

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A discussion about food sustainability led to the creation of a cookbook using only everyday food products for the Milton Bruce community. Over the past...

A pile of plates

A pile of plates, a stacker, or an omen of things to come, call it whatever you like but you can’t say that it...

Crisis preparedness still lacking: expert

JACK CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A Clutha civil defence expert says the area is better prepared for an emergency than other parts of the country, but more work...

Concerns raised over Hinahina Bridge detour

JOHN COSGROVE and RICHARD DAVISON Residents of remote parts of the Catlins have expressed concerns redirected traffic from a bridge closure could make an essential...
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