Rockvale Stone & Garden

Blossom, Magnolia, Daffodils and Violets, tell us Spring is really here and I find I am needing to check the time often because days are drawing out. Six year old Grand Daughter Maggie pointed out that our large pink Magnolias were throwing off their woolly blankets – large fluffy bud Continue Reading

Meet the Candidates

Grey Power North Otago is once again organising a Meet the Candidates gathering before this year’s general election. There are six candidates standing for the Waitaki seat — Jacqui Dean (National), the sitting MP, Zelie Allan (Labour), Alex Familton (NZ First), Kevin Neill (Opportunities), Patrick Wall (Green) and Hessel Van Continue Reading

Glenavy Women’s Institute

Glenavy Women’s Institute – August ReportGlenavy Women’s Institute – August Report Members of Glenavy WI met at the Glenavy Hall for their monthly meeting and were welcomed by President Hermien van’t Klooster. The Aspirations were repeated. Glenavy has purchased two new children’s car seats for Timaru Plunket rental.  These have Continue Reading

Free public lecture  ‘Women in Nanoscience; Little Materials, Big Stories’ Oamaru Monday 4 September.

The MacDiarmid Institute is delighted to bring its free regional lecture series to Oamaru for the first time.  In this year’s talk ‘Women in Nanoscience; Little Materials, Big Stories’ (Opera House, 94 Thames Street, 6pm for 6:30pm start), Professor Alison Downard, Dr Anna Garden and Dr Dagmara Jaskolska will each Continue Reading