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25-year party for Balclutha Pact

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Clients and staff of a Clutha mental health facility came together to celebrate a milestone earlier this month. This year marks 25 years of operation...

Cyclists, runners keen for Catlins tracks

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Support for building new bike trails in the Catlins is growing after a Clutha District Council public consultation on the idea. The consultation came as...

Help at hand for hygiene

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Hygiene products by the bucket-load have been distributed in the Clutha district. The South Otago Health Support Trust (SOHST) has been able to assemble and...

Garden makeover shock for woman

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Just like on any gardening reality show, while home owner Melanie Kreft was spending the weekend shopping in Dunedin with her sister, back in...

Online banking lessons at hub

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz People struggling with online banking skills could have their queries answered at a series of workshops at the Project Bruce community hub in Milton. Community...

Covered deck project under way

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Work is well under way on the construction of a new covered deck for the Tokomairiro Early Learning Centre, at Johnson St, Milton. Centre manager...

Newcomers network active again

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz The scenic beauty of Nugget Point Lighthouse in the Catlins greeted five members of the Clutha Newcomers Network who walked to the lighthouse as...

WI bastion ‘shocked’ to receive of merit

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Avis Rishworth was brought to shocked tears when she realised she had been named in this year's Queen's Birthday New Zealand Order of Merit...

NZ citizenship for Catlins principal

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Perhaps unnoticed by the majority, another casualty of the Covid-19 lockdown was the Clutha District Council’s citizenship ceremony. The Catlins Area School principal Kate Staniford...

Families allowed to visit loved ones in rest-homes

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Family members who missed being able to visit rest-home residents during the lockdown can do so under Alert Level 2. But there were some caveats,...
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