Sally Rae

Mountain biking: European journey will be all downhill

Mountain biking: European journey will be all downhill

When Jed Rooney heads to Europe in May for three months, he will not be doing any sight-seeing.

Pumpkins of all sizes

Pumpkins of all sizes

Wyatt Ryder may not have a career in pumpkin growing.

Man to be charged with assault

A man in his 20s will be charged with assault with intent to injure and assault following an altercation at the Waihemo Tavern in Palmerston on Friday.

Win thanks to hoarding of forebears

Win thanks to hoarding of forebears

It was fortunate for Greg McEwan that his father and grandfather were both hoarders.

Topping festival

Some Topp entertainment is planned for Totara Estate's annual Harvest Home festival tomorrow.

Romance alive after 60 years

Romance alive after 60 years

Jim Calder might have been married for 60 years but he is not past the occasional romantic gesture.

Funk over punk is bunk, says organiser

Funk over punk is bunk, says organiser

A spat has erupted over plans to hold steampunk fashion shows in both Oamaru and Christchurch.

Tour timing perfect for Hereford fan

Tour timing perfect for Hereford fan

South American Hereford enthusiast Juan Andres Nin was thrilled to discover the national Hereford herd tour coincided with his working holiday in New Zealand.

Zapping around New Zealand - at 50kmh

Zapping around New Zealand - at 50kmh

Meet the Zapps.

Herman and Candelaria Zapp and their children, Pampa, Tehue, Paloma and Wallaby, are not your conventional family.

Interest in bridge timber

No decision has yet been made on what will happen to the timber from the historic twin bridges at Kurow once they are demolished.