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Residents of Kaka Point distressed by vandalism

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Kaka Point residents are very disappointed vandalism has blighted their small coastal community. Last week, on either Tuesday or Wednesday, one of the toilet bowls...

Young voters value ‘strong leadership’

Voter turnout in the 18-24 age group is traditionally low. John Cosgrove looks at factors that might be affecting this and whether the Covid-19...

Pact health service marks 25 years

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Twenty-five years ago two Clutha women hatched a plan to improve health services for the people in their community. Pact Group is an organisation that...

Beloved teacher leaving after 16 years at school

JACK.CONROY @cluthaleader.co.nz A much loved Clutha school teacher is moving on to new pastures following 16 years of service. Clinton School new entrant teacher Vicki Sanders was...

20 enjoy midwinter Christmas lunch

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Roast ham and pavlova were on the menu at a recent midwinter get› together. In fact, there were all the trappings of a feast at...

Principal starts in lockdown

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Starting a new job in the middle of the Covid›19 lockdown was a daunting prospect for new Waitahuna School principal Ruth Selcraig. “I really felt...

Slinkskin business shutting down

JACK.CONROY @cluthaleader.co.nz A Clutha slinkskin business will cease operation following 30 years’ work with the farming community. South Otago Casualty Stock, in Kaitangata, has been forced to...

‘Just have to remember to breathe’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz When seated in his father’s 1960s-era handmade 1500 GT special race car No 5, Robert Scott recalls the one thing he has to remind...

Bridge closing for ‘‘major repair work’’

‘‘Major repair work’’ will soon entail the closure of the Tuapeka Mouth bridge to vehicles for about three months. Clutha District Council group manager service...

Skate park work preparation ‘under way’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Detailed planning for extensions to the Kaitangata Skate Park are moving along nicely, Kaitangata Skate Park committee chairman Dallas Storer says. “We are well under...
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