• Esther Lauaki

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


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    MY MELTON: Allies Whakataka

    What’s your connection to Melton?   We moved to Melton because it…

    Wind farm fund bonus

    Seven Moorabool projects have come into a windfall courtesy of a community…

    Top Brand hits Melton

    Dirt track cowboys, good friends and grandpa’s piano have inspired some of…

    Ramsey runs for state

    Veteran Melton councillor Sophie Ramsey will throw her hat in the ring…

    Melton schools in poll pledge

    Four new Melton schools – to be opened within the next four…

    Tracking well for success

    A Mt Atkinson-based mentoring program to help get kids from migrant and…

    Thinking outside the box

    Rockbank Primary School pupils are hoping to see a boxes of birds…

    Labor revs up race track funding

    Upgrades to motor sport tracks supporting young rev-heads to be competition-ready could…

    Turner takes top job for third time

    Transport, infrastructure and health services are among the big challenges that lie…

    New park pledged for Toolern

    A regional park 60 times the size of the MCG is planned…

    Pollies push promises for Melton station

    A $250,000 safety upgrade could be on the cards around Melton train…

    Protest hits Wombat bid

    Protesters turned out on horseback, in four-wheel drives and on foot to…

    Sunny climbs into new role

    A Kurunjang dad dressed as superhero The Flash will be racing up…

    Shopping for a cause

    Melton op-shoppers are getting fancy for charity. A fashion show of pre-loved…

    Tale of a long lost book

    A Melton man has been reunited with a long lost book 60…
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