Cases of elderly Waitaki residents being taken advantage of financially are more prevalent today than they were several year's ago, according to Age Concern.
Geraldine painter John Badcock's exhibition of 14 large paintings will be hung in Christchurch's new Cardboard Cathedral this month.
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The popular Temuka Family Fun Day will be on again this year after a hiatus last year.
Two Fairlie firefighters are gearing up for the Sky Tower challenge.
David Jennings is gearing up to present A Good Night Out with nostalgia, history, songs and laughter in his latest one-man show.
The Temuka Domain will play host to the first Temuka kids triathlon on Sunday, March 16.
Geraldine will be busy with bikes and lycra in mid-March with the annual cycle challenge being augmented with a new women's duathlon.
'It's not hard to serve when you love your job'
His time as a Timaru Air Training Corp cadet is credited with starting a successful military career for Pleasant Point man Theon TeKoeti.
Launching 'Take One Fresh Chef'
Chef Jon Hellmrich sat at his kitchen table every night for three years writing about his 40 years career.
Larry Moolenaar's 1941 741B Indian wasn't much to look at when he first came across it.
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Tea dresses, belly dancers, picnic hampers and African animals may seem an unlikely mix but that's what Waimate will be all about in just over a week's time.
The 18-piece Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra has been confirmed as the headline act for Oamaru's Harbour St Jazz Festival.
There probably isn't enough superlatives in the English language to describe Brendon McCullum's recent test match triple-century against India at the Basin Reserve.
Timaru woman Sally Parker is fighting breast cancer - she does not have the disease, but the likelihood of her succumbing to it is too great to ignore.
Pleasant Point Playcentre children are learning all about fruit and vegetables as part of this month's 5+ A Day Challenge.
Wendy Patrick's days volunteering for Plunket have far surpassed her children's baby years.
Flying in and out of the country may seem like fun for some but for others it's a sad reality.
Timaru woman Lyn Chappell is proving it's never too late to chase a dream.
People living in a small village in a north-western province of Zambia in Southern Africa are now getting a clearer view of their world thanks to the generosity of Waitaki residents.
Oamaru's Roost Cafe, regional winner of the inaugural Cafe of the Year Competition 2012, has added another accolade to its growing list of awards.
Judges at this year's Waitaki Sports Awards are going to have a tough job deciding winners in several sections, with a number of high-class athletes in the running.
Generous North Otago people are being praised by staff at the local branch of the Heart Foundation after a record-breaking fundraising drive.
Members of the Kauru Hill Rural Women have been hard at work on a project to help those recovering from breast cancer surgery.
Police in Oamaru are targeting driving behaviour at intersections as part of a two-month campaign.
North Otago's latest water sport hub, northwest of Oamaru, is set to open on March 1.
Stellar performances from Oamaru's Johannah Kearney at the recent National Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro has seen her achieve the first prestigious red coat for the Oamaru Rowing Club in more than 50 years.
Irrigation is proving financially beneficial in parts of North Otago, according to a study commissioned by Waitaki Irrigators Collective.
After thousands of hours of labour, the newest addition to Oamaru's Friendly Bay playground was officially unveiled on Saturday.