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Desire to connect with others spurred long service volunteering

JACK CONROY@alliedpress.co.nz A hardworking Clutha woman says she is ‘‘shocked and humbled’’ to receive recognition for her efforts in community service. Clinton resident Janet Noah was...

The Catlins Area School Prize Giving List

Held on 10 November 2020 ACADEMIC AWARDS Year 9 Ella Senior (tenacity in English); Amelia Morrison (tenacity in social studies); Yui Nakajima (tenacity in health, class care...

South Otago High School senior prizegiving list

Held 11th November 2020 at the Balclutha Memorial Hall Prizes and Awards Achieved by Year 11 Students Commendable Achievement Petra Anderson building technology, Ayssa Batt science, Josh...

Laughs in two topical plays

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Two plays on the same bill will greet theatre-goers when they attend the South Otago Theatrical Society’s latest production in Balclutha. Both plays were penned...

Heriot School pupils’ creativity seen at arts show

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Six years ago the Moa Flat Rural Women's group decided to do something with the children at the Heriot School as they learned about...

Transport problems aired

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Concerns over transportation and journey connection problems in the Clutha district may eventually force a retired Balclutha resident to move to Central Otago. Margaret Lamond...

Athlete ‘stoked’ with 2nd place

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A Clutha athlete who tried her hand at bodybuilding at a national level has exceeded her expectations with a second place win in her...

Show queen cracks whip

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Prepare yourselves for a cracking good time. When asked what was going to be different about this year’s South Otago A&P Show Queen competition, organiser...

Museum storage building opened

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz An advanced storage facility for a Clutha museum has finally been opened, after a number of setbacks delayed construction. For about five years the Catlins...

Upskilling for primary sector takes off at Telford

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Staff at the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Telford campus say there may have been a silver lining to Covid-19. During Telford’s open day on...
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