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Multi-talented shed’ back and ready to build

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz The Milton "men's shed" reconvened last Thursday after a holiday break, ready to build. While not officially part of the national MENZSHED movement, which draws...

Group gets rare chance to explore Otanomomo Bush

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A group of budding naturalists has been treated to a rare opportunity to explore Otanomomo Bush. The bush covers 36ha near the Telford campus south...

Milton dentist to retire

Today marks 49 years since Rob Wilton graduated from dental school, and now he has decided to retire from the profession. "I'll definitely miss it,...

Return of show cattle welcomed at Tokomairiro A&P Show

john.cosgrove@cluthaleader.co.nz Santa was there and the cows came along too. The decision by the Tokomairiro A&P Society to allow cattle back into the show helped make...

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...

Coal industry study

A book looking at the 21st-century history of the New Zealand coal industry and the controversy surrounding it is about to be released by...

Old crib owners reunion planned

Calling all Jacks Bay crib owners from the 1950s and '60s. Fergus Gregory, of Owaka, says he has fond memories of the fun-filled summer days...

Show entrants enjoy the cruise

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nzdd There was something for everyone at the 2019 Kaitangata Car Show and Cruise on Saturday. Cars of all kinds, games and rides for children, musical...

Kids ‘the ones that suffer’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Clutha-Taieri area response manager Senior Sergeant Stan Leishman says it "guts" him when he sees children who are not being looked after properly. "The impact...

Mental health service here to help anyone

The numbers are staggering when you think about it. Mental illness affects about 3% of the population. That means three out of every 100 people you...
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