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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,...

Youth worker’s job started in lockdown

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz While many of us recently had the unusual experience of doing their job from home, it was doubly strange for those starting out in...

Funding boost for Project Bruce

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A Clutha community support organiser was in high spirits following a large funding boost from the Clutha District Council. “Its fantastic and we now can...

Accommodation expectations mixed

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz While it appears restrictions have eased on accommodation businesses around the country under Alert Level 2, the long-term impact of Covid-19 and the border...

Food banks expect more demand

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Support groups operating food banks in the Clutha district are worried that they will soon see a spike in the demand for their services. The...

Bridesmaids milk the attention

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz All Anna and Peter Benny, of Clydevale, wanted was a small intimate wedding. Anna originally came from England and decided she did not want to...

Group takes online path with plant sale, deliveries

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz With the lockdown giving people time to contemplate their gardens, Forest & Bird South Otago is hoping green-fingered practitioners old and new will jump...

Pumpkin competitors undeterred

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes were entered in the South Otago A&P’s first ever virtual giant pumpkin competition, held in place of the...

Proactive young people step up to help community

STAFF REPORTER While most of us have been confined to our houses for the past month, some proactive young people have been working hard to...
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