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Tourer comes home

Tourer comes home

For Nelson couple Lloyd and Gwen Ewing, their vintage car has special significance.

Rugby: Golden Oldies festival gets $92,000 boost

North Otago Rugby Union chief executive Colin Jackson is "absolutely rapt" with the announcement of a $92,000 grant towards hosting the Golden Oldies Rugby Festival in Oamaru next year.

Oamaru's Santa parade largest for five years

Oamaru's Santa parade largest for five years

Santa Claus came to town in Oamaru on Saturday.

Macraes open day honours Pike River miners

Macraes open day honours Pike River miners

A simple but poignant tribute was paid to the 29 men who died at the Pike River Coal mine at Oceana Gold's Macraes gold-mining operation open day at the weekend.

Mountain view

Mountain view

Landscape and portrait artist Belinda Weir will leave a colourful impression at Aoraki/Mt Cook, following a stint as artist-in-residence at the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.

Kitten cops engine ride

It could have been a cat-astrophe.

The gazebo proved a bit of a challenge

The gazebo proved a bit of a challenge

It is Pen-y-bryn Lodge as you have never seen it before.

Division over plan to rename ridge

Opinion is divided over a proposal to rename South Ridge on Aoraki/Mt Cook in honour of Sir Edmund Hillary.

Journey to resume in fortnight's time

Journey to resume in fortnight's time

Adventurers Steve Gurney and Steve Moffatt will continue their journey from Aoraki/Mt Cook to the sea later this month.

Trip will continue - Gurney

Trip will continue - Gurney

Adventurer Steve Gurney has raced from the top of New Zealand to the bottom and from coast to coast - now he is looking forward to finishing a journey from the highest point to the sea.