Linda’s Garden

Here we are at the end of another growing year – and thank goodness rain was sent to our parched land. I was out in the rain with the fertiliser for gardens and lawns on Wednesday. Half of this week for me has been in Wanaka, helping a busy daughter Continue Reading

Rights, Rules & Remedies

A Column by Consumer Affairs Writer, Jordan Kelly. Do You Know Your Privacy Obligations? (Many Don’t) From cleaners to caterers, plumbers to plasterers, respite carers to real estate agents – and every other type of service provider … Did you know ANYONE you pay to conduct a service that requires Continue Reading

Market Spudtacular!

Did you know that a potato (skin on) contains more potassium than a banana, nearly half your daily vitamin C, and almost as much fibre as an apple? Oamaru’s annual Spud-in-a-Bag potato growing competition is a fun, family friendly activity and a great introduction to gardening and food production for Continue Reading

Toot for Tucker

Once again thank you citizens of Oamaru for your donation’s to the annual Toot for Tucker collection, which was held on Monday evening to gather non-perishable foods for disadvantaged North Otago families. A mountain of non-perishable food was collected during the annual Toot for Tucker collection, organised by the Combined Continue Reading