• Esther Lauaki

    Esther Lauaki reports on news, people and events for the Melton & Moorabool Star Weekly. elauaki@starweekly.com.au


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    Crime drop in Melton

    Melton’s crime rate continues to fall as police hone in on thefts…

    MY PLACE: Sandra Pelly

    What’s your connection to Melton? I moved to Melton about six years…

    New Aussies welcomed

    Nearly 200 new Melton and Moorabool citizens will be sworn in at…

    Officers reach out

    Residents are being invited to meet and mingle with Melton police members…

    More than he can bear

    The adventures of Nathan and Honey Bear have taken the duo around…

    Future boost for students

    Melton and Moorabool students will be given valuable guidance in choosing a…

    Gordon trees reprieve

    Gordon residents fearful for the future of 21 trees on the town’s…

    Very special light display

    Brett Greenland spent nearly 300 hours programming the Christmas lights spectacular at…

    Vaccination extension

    A free two-dose hepatitis A vaccination program has been extended to help…

    Big kicks for karate kid Caleb

    Melton’s Caleb is busting down any barriers that he faces. The 12-year-old…

    Melton loses emergency relief

    Struggling Melton residents could be forced to travel out of the municipality…

    Diving into summer

    Melton and Moorabool youngsters are making the most of the region’s outdoor…

    Airianna’s Christmas wish

    Chloe Pennington wants nothing more than to see her baby girl Airianna…

    Art a journey of healing for Melissa Pym

    Art has been a lifelong passion for Melissa Pym – and she’s…

    Pests of the west campaign

    Thirty thousand hectares of public and private land between the Lerderderg State…
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