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Sewer setback ‘disheartening’

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz A sewer line has caused a bit of a stink in Tapanui. More than 40 years ago, the Tapanui Playcentre was built by the Ministry...

Teacher relates thoughts on scheme

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz The national Young Enterprise Scheme marked its 40th anniversary recently with a celebration held at Te Papa in Wellington. One of the guest speakers was...

Still loving JP work after 36 years

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz A desire to help others was the underlying reason for Brian Archbold, of Balclutha, taking up the role of Justice of the Peace (JP)...

Ball for Blue Mountain College seniors

The Blue Mountain College seniors ball was held last Friday night in Tapanui. Clutha Leader’s John Cosgrove went along to capture the glamour as...

Farm awards honour sacrifices, continuity

JOHN.COSGROVE @alliedpress.co.nz The sacrifices made by early farming families were honoured in the histories recalled at an awards ceremony in Lawrence on Saturday night. Their sacrifices and...

Milton $5m winner in CDC budget

JOHN COSGROVE and JACK CONROY The Clutha District Council will keep overall rates increases to below 4% for the next three years and allocate $5...

Celebrated stalwart moving on

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Given Janet Noah’s reputation for keeping herself busy and involved in her community, it is hard to believe she would stop all that when...

World champ at Hasler

By John Cosgrove Palmerston’s double World Woman’s Motocross champion Courtney Duncan will be one of the top competitors at this weekends Hasler Memorial Motocross event...

Faulty reading no quick fix

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Many visitors and locals to a Clutha township may have been confused in recent times by what appears to be a long-lasting heatwave. The main...

Lighter catches of ducks

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Round one of the 2021 Otago gamebird shooting season goes to the ducks. Conditions on Saturday, opening day, were not ideal for many duck-shooters trying...
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