Sally Rae

Pink rodeo rides again

The Waikouaiti Rodeo Club is preparing to paint the town pink again.

From lumpy yarn to lasting ardour

From lumpy yarn to lasting ardour

When Doe Arnot was in her early 20s, she bought a second-hand spinning wheel and spun some very lumpy yarn which she knitted into a jersey.

Sisters began riding at an early age

Sisters began riding at an early age

The Beattie sisters were born to ride. The Otago trio were riding horses before they could walk and, in one case, before she was born.

'Cool, calm and collected' over world 8-ball event

'Cool, calm and collected' over world 8-ball event

Danny Hunia has come a long way from playing pool on a table on a beer crate in the garage.

Haiti recovering from tragedies

Haiti recovering from tragedies

Robyn Couper has arrived in Haiti ahead of a team of three physiotherapists who arrive on Saturday as part of Project HHH - Hearts and Hands for Haiti.

Barge trips popular

Barge trips popular

Barge rides on the Waihao River on Saturday proved popular with those attending celebrations at the nearby Waihao marae.

Retirement the main plan for Jack Chandra

Retirement the main plan for Jack Chandra

After a career in planning in local government spanning just over 35 years, Jack Chandra is calling it quits.

Big plans for historic precinct

Big plans for historic precinct

First a gallery, then an ice cream manufacturing business - Shaun Osborne has big plans for Oamaru's historic precinct.

Festive preparations proceeding

Festive preparations proceeding

When 18 chickens are being cooked for dinner, you know there is a fairly large crowd to cater for.

Brother and sister to represent Otago

Brother and sister to represent Otago

When it comes to cricket, it's a double act for North Otago siblings Lachlan and Alice Kingan.