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New respect for the ‘local rag’

By GAVIN ELLIS Thousands will no longer refer to the community newspaper that appears in their letterbox as “the local rag”. They have a new-found respect...

Time to lift our economic activity, not social activity

Clutha District Mayor Bryan Cadogan This year has been a challenge to us all, but even though this pandemic has been traumatic and will have...

Leadership camp like an ‘amazing reality show’

Clutha Leader reporter Jack Conroy had the opportunity to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp for 2020 in Queenstown last month. Here...

Businesses need better Govt support – A Word From

Otago Chamber chief executive Dougal McGowan Recently I have been talking to many groups and businesses about the importance of having a work continuity plan:...

Board’s efforts make difference for amenities

  GARRY MCCORKINDALE: Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board chairman The Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board held its first meeting of the New Year on January 23. The flooding of last November is...

Good cheer to those doing it tough

As the festive season arrives at the end of a busy year, the Clutha Leader team wishes you a merry Christmas and a happy...

Consequences of change

Much has been made lately of the impending consultation about and implementation of labour law changes. Some of these could be the most significant for...

CADOGAN’S COMMENT: Licensing trust faces the challenge of change

It actually seems almost impossible that 70 years ago prohibition was in place in the Clutha district. I had forgotten the old stories from my...

Work to improve coverage ongoing

What a couple of weeks it has been. First and foremost I would like to congratulate the Clutha Steamers on their stunning win against the...
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