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Rockvale Stone & Garden

How lovely to get such perfect weather the weekend before Anzac day – in my mind that is Autumn and we have seen very little of it so far… Still knee deep in leaves here, but beginning to see more light through trees – and what gentle exercise on a lovely day the raking of

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Waitaki Boys ANZAC Service

A good attendance appreciated the ANZAC concert presented by Waitaki Boys High school. Two Dunedin vocalists – Jason Henderson and Hannah Pearson, accompanied by our local pianist June Cameron, presented well known songs from World War 2 in which the audience were invited to join in. Former Head Boy Angus Liddell piped the visitors in.

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Joy Cowley coming to Oamaru

Saturday Retreat: On Saturday the 6th Joy will be leading a one day retreat entitled ‘The Gospel of Our Lives’. On our Christian spiritual journey we have guidance from Scripture. The Bible, especially the New Testament, provides us with maps for the road. But there is a second sacred text that we can overlook. It

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Save the Children

On Monday the 3rd of April, Mrs Ros Stace, the President of Save the Children N.Z. spoke at a function attended by 31 Volunteers. This was followed by a delicious afternoon tea. Mrs Stace gave a well-informed presentation and bought us up to date with what was happening with Save the Children in N.Z. and

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NEW TRANSFER STATION WELCOMED IN OAMARU

New facility for disposing waste opens to the public on 22 April 2017 21 April 2017: The opening of the new Waste Management NZ refuse transfer station (RTS) in Oamaru was celebrated today, with district leaders welcoming it as a key part of meeting local waste management needs. The facility will open to the public

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Rockvale Stone & Garden

Then out came the sun! Easter arrived here with eight little ones and their parents. Numbers swelled when the Rockvale Garden Easter egg hunt began on Sunday morn….there was collecting and carnage when Scruff the dog got over excited and disgraced himself, by disposing of a Bantam – much to the horror of a few

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