Additional funding sought for Observatory Retirement Village

The shortage of care beds in Oamaru could be lessened if Council approves a request made by the Observatory Retirement Village Trust, responsible for the construction of the retirement village, to loan an additional $3.5 million so that the Trust can make an immediate start to Stage Two of the project that will see an

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Public want extra spending on district’s roads

Following a two-week consultation asking the public whether more money, less money or the same money should be spent on Waitaki’s roads, the majority of respondents believe more money should be spent to keep up with the increasing demand being placed on the district’s roading network. Roading Manager Michael Voss says almost 70 people expressed

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Film competition to entice budding film-makers

Film competition to entice budding film-makersA film competition has officially kicked-off and is looking to attract local film-makers, both amateur and professional, with a flair for telling unique Waitaki stories. The ‘Unique Stories’ film competition will officially launch community fundraising for the Cultural Facility Development Project that will see the Forrester Gallery, North Otago Museum

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