• Esther Lauaki

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


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    Mystery drives brigade fundraiser

    There will be an element of mystery behind the Diggers Rest Fire…

    Teed up to stop bullying

    Troy “Tee Mac” prides himself on being an unconventional motivational speaker. The…

    Swimming for awareness

    A Sunbury woman is on a mission to raise money and awareness…

    Glamour and gangsters

    Audiences are in for a touch of old school glitz and glamour,…

    Ride on time for veterans

    Two mates set out on an epic 15-day charity ride from South…

    Funding announced

    A new state emergency management institute in Mount Macedon is a step…

    Ongoing battle

    Sunbury residents say they have had enough of the town’s carparking woes.…

    Extra trains

    Commuters will have an additional 18 services on the Bendigo line to…

    Keep a look out

    Fungi foragers are being warned to avoid poisonous wild mushrooms in the…

    Community wins in budget

      Parents with young children, volunteers, sports groups, walkers and cyclists are…

    Mind how you go

    A mother and daughter are reaching out to young people struggling with…

    Wheels are rolling

    A community campaign to collect old, unwanted bikes, fix them up and…

    Wills' celebrate 60 years

    The love story of John and Judy Wills began at a barn…

    Macedon equine industry saddles up for a fight

    The push to get an equine strategy back on the Macedon Ranges…

    Boomerang bag to battle pollution

    What goes around comes around – that’s what a group of Sunbury…
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