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Walking the length of the country – and back

From starting out walking on her own, one local now has a whole group following her and they're covering quite the distance. Gwenda Nyhon started...

Award finalist enjoys trip to Wellington

Balclutha resident Karina Mulrine was a finalist in the recent annual IHC Art Awards, and had her knitted blanket auctioned off for $520. From about...

Couple recognised for service to Grey Power

Grey Power South Otago members, husband and wife Des and Meryl Hewson, were presented with life membership awards at a club ceremony recently, in...

Sewerage now handled with care

A state-of-the-art sewerage plant has recently been installed in Kaitangata. The plant, produced in the United States, is a first for New Zealand, and is...

Happy to host Father’s Day event

South Otago Customs owner Quintin Smith is gearing up to play his part in the Mates Father's Day Cruize on September 2, during which...

No cattle section at two southern shows

The cattle section will be missing from both South and West Otago A&P shows this year. Due to the nationwide attempt to eradicate the disease...

Balclutha War Memorial Hall project progressing

  Creating a multi-use venue purpose-built for the community is the aim behind the Balclutha Memorial Hall upgrade. The grassroots community-led project to create a "Community...

Call for walkers to step up for fundraiser

Balclutha resident Kerri Field is trying to raise awareness of motor neurone disease (MND) in the South, and she has put out a call...

Forestry course has record numbers

After helping people gain forestry qualifications for the past three years, a local training facility has the highest number of students it has ever...
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