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Collaboration is hard work, and worth it

Last week’s announcement from Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta endorsing the Three Waters governance working group’s recommendations is a stunning example of collaboration —...

Cash, golf clubs stolen in break-in

NICK.BROOK@cluthaleader.co.nz Members of Kaitangata Golf Club, who asked to be referred to by first names only, were disappointed but stoic following a burglary at their...

An app to change futures

EVELYN.THORN@cluthaleader.co.nz Two former pupils of Tokomairiro High School have been on a mission to provide access and opportunity for youths all around the world —...

Water too low for ferry to run

NICK.BROOK@cluthaleader.co.nz The famous Tuapeka Punt hardly plied its trade last summer because of dry weather. ‘‘Crossings are down massively, just one and a›half days out of...

Happy to keep hosting breakfast

Balclutha Pink Ribbon Breakfast organisers Russell and Judy Houliston have been hosting the event raising funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation for nine years. ‘‘My...

Calling contest heralds hunting

NICK.BROOK@cluthaleader.co.nz Clutha’s 2022 waterfowl hunting season made a strong start last weekend with good harvests and responsible shooting. Excitement was high the night before, as local...

Toko upsets Heriot; win for Crescent

Rugby FRANCIS PARKER - RUGBY CORRESPONDENT Toko surprised everyone — except perhaps itself — with a fantastic 30›26 win over Heriot in an energetic Southern Region...

Crossing the Ditch to meet at long last

EVELYN.THORN@cluthaleader.co.nz One woman was finally reunited with her daughter and met her grandson for the first time last month, in time to make a heartwarming...

School holiday activities get the blood pumping

NICK.BROOK@cluthaleader.co.nz From April 26 to 28 last week, Balclutha’s Cross Recreation Centre’s school holiday programme provided more support for families and opportunities for children to...

Elections are approaching: ‘I have very much enjoyed my term’

Hard to believe that we are already in May, and even harder to contemplate that the year is 2022. Time flies when you are...
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