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Concern for Hoiho – Call for urgent action

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz A much-loved coastal Catlins character could face terminal decline unless urgent action is taken. That is the dire prediction South Otago Forest & Bird past-president...

Collie Club stalwarts honoured

JOHN COSGROVE and YVONNE O'HARA Three former presidents of the Waitahuna Collie Club were honoured when they received life memberships to the club recently. With about...

Driving for survival message delivered

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz “My life, my choices” is the message Rotary Youth Driver Awareness co-ordinators are hoping to get across to their young charges. A day-long course held...

Building in district being outpaced by demand

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Clutha has reached a ‘‘tipping point’’ for new housing requirements, its mayor says. The popularity of recent Clutha District Council-backed projects initiated to address a...

WINTER WONDERLAND

Clutha Leader reporters braved the weather conditions over the past few days to bring the spectacle of a Clutha winter wonderland to our readers.

Unofficial fire appliance pulls in

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz Lawrence now has a second fire brigade — but do not rely on it in an emergency. A classic 1959 Karrier Gamecock fire truck rolled...

Pupils contribute to bat mapping

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz The Catlins could soon become the ‘‘Batlins’’, thanks to the efforts of the area’s ecofriendly young residents. The Catlins Bats on the Map project was...

Wellbeing techniques promoted

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Clutha Leader takes a dive into what taking care of mental health involves in a rural...

Pupils’ plays build skills

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Rosebank School’s two latest stage productions are well on track for their debuts later this month and in October. The year 5 and 6 pupils...

Call for names for community awards

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Do you know of an individual working hard to make a difference in your community? Nominations are now open for the 2020 Clutha District Community...
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