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Haven St, Moeraki, before it was restored. Photo: Hamish MacLean. The road to Moeraki is paved and open for traffic.
Oamaru Antarctic historian Dr David Harrowfield, pictured in 2017 outside one of the huts from the Antarctic that were recently relocated from Oamaru Harbour to Husky Base Camp, near Templeton in Canterbury. PHOTO: DANIEL BIRCHFIELD Oamaru has lost one of its links to the Antarctic, after two huts once used on the frozen continent were recently relocated to a Canterbury township.
Avis Munro, of Wanaka, recalls her motoring exploits.PHOTOS: MARK PRICE Avis Munro, of Wanaka, decided when she got to 85 she probably had no further need for her heavy traffic licence, so she gave it up.
David Loughrey spent last week at the Trenz tourism conference in Rotorua, where he learned about niche tourism marketing, and had a very good idea.
Gary Kircher. A step has already been missed in the creation of a master plan for Oamaru Harbour - and the $200,000 process may also be behind schedule.
Scientists (from left) Dr Manu Mahieu, of the University of Liege, Belgium, Tyler Wizenberg, of the University of Toronto, and Dave Pollard, of Lauder, examine the solar trackers at the Lauder Atmospheric Research Station. The scientists were part of an international and national group which visited the Lauder station after a conference in Wanaka this week. PHOTO: PAM JONES Talk about your acronyms.
One of the pipelines will improve water supply to Alexandra. Photo: ODT files Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Construction of two major water pipelines in Central Otago is under way.
The fish is always fresh, seeing a kiwi is likely and the place is fuelled by the energy of its people.
Caledonian Sky became the first cruise ship to visit Riverton in December last year. Photo: Environment Southland Environment Southland will develop a safety management plan for Fiordland and Stewart Island ahead of next year's cruise ship season.
The Provincial Growth Fund grant will go towards training and securing construction workers.jpg A $10billion pipeline of construction work in Otago has received a welcome quarter-million-dollar boost to prepare the way to train and secure workers for a multitude of projects.
John Farrow. The decision of "Jacs Hardware & Timber Limited v First Union Inc." is the first time the Employment Relations Authority has fixed the provisions of a collective agreement being bargained for.
Joshua Perry hands over his disabled rights petition to Michael Woodhouse to present to Parliament. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON It is a common refrain that politicians never listen to the people.
The sycamore trees in Tyne St in Oamaru that have since been removed and are likely to be replaced by pohutukawa. PHOTO: HAMISH MACLEAN Pohutukawa trees in planter boxes could replace the sycamores the Waitaki District Council removed in Tyne St earlier this year.
The former RSA building in Itchen St, Oamaru. Photo from ODT files. More than two years after any future use of Oamaru's North Otago Returned and Services Association (RSA) building was called into question, the Waitaki District Council has yet to resolve the issues that have left the premises vacant.
Oamaru’s landmark 80-year-old Severn St wall can be reconstructed for much less than originally thought, Waitaki District Council acting assets group manager Michael Voss says. PHOTO: REBECCA RYAN Survey says ... rebuild the wall.
Oamaru Hospital. Photo: ODT files A social media brouhaha has erupted between a Waitaki District Council contractor and members of an advocacy group for services at Oamaru Hospital.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is working on a spatial plan for the district but is unwilling to say what it is.
Lake Dunstan. Photo: ODT Construction of the next of Central Otago's new network of trails is about to get under way.
The red-billed gulls have caused trouble for Countdown Oamaru by nesting on the roof. PHOTO: ODT FILES After up to 900 red-billed gulls nesting atop Countdown Oamaru caused the supermarket grief, its plans to ensure its rooftop is not again inundated are nearly complete.
The homestead’s charred remains, with the surviving accommodation wing at left. PHOTO: PARADISE TRUST Thursday was the fifth anniversary of a fire that destroyed the 133-year-old homestead at the Paradise Trust property, near Glenorchy. Guy Williams asks the trust’s key figures about their memories of a calamitous day, and the remarkable team effort that restored the property’s accommodation capacity by the next summer.