Rockvale Stone and Garden

School holidays and Children inside as days get colder – not ideal, but if no snow on those hills, there will be no lakes filling. With the good hard frosts our gardens need, bugs will be zapped and soil broken down. Tender plants need covering with frost cloth, Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Continue Reading

Hearing loss in adults

Here are some symptoms of hearing loss: You frequently have to ask people to repeat themselves You have difficulty understanding speech in noisy places You turn up the volume on your TV or radio so loud that others complain You often misunderstand what is being said. To diagnose a hearing Continue Reading

Excelsior Petanque Club

The wintry blast that went through on Wednesday the 12th didn’t stop members of the Excelsior Petanque Club turning out for Bastille Day, but overcoats and gloves were the order of the day. Luck was with them to hold games before lunch. All present enjoyed a lovely three course meal. Continue Reading

Unique Stories Film Competition:

Calling all film makers and story tellers! Pick up your phone, ipad or video camera and weave a tale about the Waitaki District that encapsulates our regional spirit in under three minutes of innovative film-making. There is nowhere else in the world quite like Waitaki; our people, our landscapes, our Continue Reading

New Business – Elise Blundell

Elise Blundell is opening a new acupuncture clinic in Oamaru at the Community House, with a unique take on affordability in healthcare. The walk-in clinic breaks down the financial barrier to receiving health care by treating patients in a group setting, together in one room – lowering the cost for Continue Reading