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Mine disaster explored in tales of lost, private lives

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A new Kaitangata history book seeks to uncover the private lives of the victims of the 1879 coal mine disaster, and what became of...

Clubs capture The Catlins’ beauty

The Clutha District came under the eye of 34 people from the combined clubs of the Clutha Camera Club, the Dunedin Photographic Society and...

Response thrills music organiser

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz “Absolutely awesome” was how Owaka Stacker organiser Terry Bartlett described his walk-up blackboard country music event held late last month, at the Owaka sports...

Funding for Clutha literary publication

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz ‘‘Heteroglossia’’ is defined as the presence of two or more expressed viewpoints in a text or other artistic work. It is also the title of...

Town replete with Lilliput Libraries

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz The Lilliput Library phenomenon has reached as far south as the Catlins. While Dunedin and cities further north have plenty of the little libraries, until...

Young actor ‘shocked’ to win OSTA talent award

A young Balclutha thespian has received recognition and a scholarship she plans to use for international travel. Grace Stevenson (17) won the iTicket Up and...

Festival to offer wide range of activities

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz What if there was an opportunity to take part in a tour of a historic New Zealand gold rush township, enjoy good food and...

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...

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...

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...
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