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REACHING FOR A HAND UP

THERE’S SOMETHINGIN THE WATER A number of couples in the Wakatipu have received double for their trouble in baby blessings during recent times with a small burst in the number of twins being born to local families. Not only that, there’s an increase in pregnancies locally with more babies conceived…

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December/January Feature

Far away from homeTHIS CHRISTMAS For many, in the Wakatipu Christmas won’t look or seem at all like Christmas this year with so many people unable to be reunited with family from the other side of the world due to Covid restrictions. For others, job losses and dramatically reduced hours…

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Pet Page | Bear’s Story

Gorgeous boy Bear was brought to the clinic for a checkup after his owner found a lump on his neck. Unfortunately, Bear’s lump was a very swollen lymph node and we noticed a number of other lymph nodes around his body were also enlarged. We were concerned that he had…

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November Feature

Seeking solaceIN THE SOIL The huge upheaval of this Covid-lockdown year has brought many locals back to earth….literally, producing a big resurgence in grow your own. As the entire nation and world has grappled with being trapped at home for long periods, many people have rediscovered solace in the soil.…

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Pet Page | Alan’s Story

When VetEnt Vet Orla brought her senior cat Alan in for his regular check-up, she discovered that his kidney function had deteriorated. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common conditions affecting older cats and Orla wanted to do everything possible to prevent Alan from suffering. If caught…

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MAKING FACES

Making Faces They say a picture paints a thousand words and it’s those words that first fascinated award-winning Central Otago portrait artist Dee Copeland, drawing her to the intricacies of the human face. It all started some 25 years ago after she completed her fine arts studies and began teaching…

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BACK IN THE DAY WITH LAKES DISTRICT MUSEUM

POST WORLD WAR II – THE ARRIVAL OF THE CRIBBIES By the end of World War II, it was said of Arrowtown that the only thing moving in the main street during the day were the shadows. The population was in rapid decline and Arrowtown was in danger of becoming…

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REACHING FOR A HAND UP

REACHING FORA HAND UP About $800,000 in business support and coaching has been dished out to small businesses in the Wakatipu that have been affected by the Covid-19 lockdowns, says Otago Regional Business Partner Network business growth manager Tara Druce. The grants are part of the Government-funded Regional Business Partner…

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Girls just wanna get the job done

Girls just wannaGET THE JOB DONE Some girls may ‘just wanna have fun’ as the song goes but there are plenty of girls who ‘just wanna get the job done’. There’s a new, very capable young breed of female trade apprentices donning builder’s aprons and getting on the tools in…

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GOT IT COVERED

GOT ITCOVERED A multitude of mask makers has been popping up around the Wakatipu as a new post-lockdown resurgence of sewers get back onto the machine and make use of what they already have. Fabric face masks may be the call of the day just now with a number of…

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