Local News with thanks to the team at the Oamaru Mail and Otago Daily Times.
North Otago murderer not fit to be released
After 25 years in prison and 336 counselling sessions, a North Otago killer is still not fit for release, the Parole Board says.
Roads’ poor state makes trips harsh ride
The state of Oamaru’s roads is affecting a terminally ill woman’s mobility and enjoyment of her home town.
Lines project at the final stage
The Tokarahi Golf Club has become the new base for a specialist wiring crew working on the final section of Transpower’s $100 million national grid upgrade on the Clutha Upper Waitaki Lines Project.
Deputy mayor decides not to run for council again
After serving three terms as a Waitaki district councillor, Melanie Tavendale has decided it is time for a new adventure.
‘Veritable experts’ to keep te reo classes going
After four years of teaching te reo Maori to more than 140 students, Oamaru Language School founder Sophia Leon de la Barra is moving on.