• Esther Lauaki

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


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    Fight for Barbara

    It’s been eight years since Barbara Sass has had a full meal.…

    Booze concern for new migrants

    Indian migrants to Wyndham and Hobsons Bay are among those consuming “risky…

    Finding Nemo's hidden treasure

    Two Wyndham winter dippers are trying to find ‘Nemo’. Navanya Matthews and…

    No brake on siblings

    Seabrook siblings Brodie and Madison Kerss are in the fast lane to…

    Principal makes a point

    Frank Vetere is ready for new challenges as he farewells Point Cook…

    Cheers to IPA beer

    Lovers of Indian pale ale will be heading to Hopheads in Point…

    Heartfelt hospitality

    Altona residents can enjoy a new cultural experience enjoying afternoon tea in…

    Lead women speak out

    Women of the west are being offered the chance to become more…

    Bowlers aim for jacks, and jills

      An “old-school” bowling club hopes to turn falling membership numbers around…

    Brew crew celebrates

      The duo behind Australia’s first beer brewing company owned and operated…

    Another string to their bow

    Young musicians will learn from well known conductor Simon Harvey in his…

    Extras sought for zombie apocalypse

    The casting call is sounding for 500 zombies, needed by filmmaker Leigh…

    Crime syndicate hit in raids across west

    Guns, a samurai sword, cash and drugs were among the haul of…

    Musical gift for refugee children

    An upcoming music recital will raise money to help teach Braybrook refugee…

    Kingsville’s metal kings celebrate 40 years

    Enthusiasm, hard work and a can-do attitude have helped keep Able Industries…
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