The February Issue

New School principal welcomes change

The South Island's east and west coast may be dramatically different in geology and climate but two small schools on either side of the alps have much in common, Omarama School's new principal says. Michelle Green, who has been principal of Haast School for the past five years accepted the position at here in late December and will take up the role in about five weeks time. In making the move she would be crossing two of New Zealand’s noteworthy passes – the Haast and Lindis, she said. “I'm ready for a change. “Haast is a very much at the end of the road.There is a rumour we could have cell phone coverage this year. It’s still a trip to Wanaka. “[Plus] I don’t think it’s healthy for a school or a principal to be in a position too long. “And I’m looking for a new adventure,” Michelle said. . . . >>> continue reading <<<

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Inside February Issue

New school principal welcomes change
Business feature: Breen offer solutions for every client
Sale of land will fund tow plane purchase
There's a new face at the helm
Omarama Library in for a facelift
Wall to preserve moments in time
Rates rise "inevitable" - Mayor
Help needed to curtail "worrying trend".
Personal locator beacon registrations up
Marathon effort raises almost $2K
Something to Puzzle Over

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