Sally Rae

20 leads on death of teen motorcyclist

20 leads on death of teen motorcyclist

Police checkpoints on State Highway 1 at Richmond and on Horse Gully Rd early yesterday mornaking produced 20 positive lines of inquiry into a fatal motorcycle crash last week.

Angus wins at Beef Expo

North Otago stud Angus breeders Neil and Rose Sanderson are delighted with their success at the Meat and Wool New Zealand Beef Expo in Feilding this week.

Open mind over motorbike crash

Police are keeping an open mind as to why young Morven dairy farm worker Tom Fry fell off his motorcycle at Richmond, north of Pukeuri, last Thursday.

Top Otago triallist from Palmerston

Lloyd Smith, of Palmerston, was the best-performed Otago triallist at the North Island sheep dog trial championships, held at Whangara, near Gisborne, last week.

Car linked to death crash had number plates removed

Car linked to death crash had number plates removed

Aa Tom Fry's family prepares to farewell "a lovable rogue", police have revealed that the burnt-out car linked to the fatal motorcycle crash at Richmond last week had had identification removed from it.

Missing man's siblings head to London

The sister and brother of missing man Johnny Sleigh were flying to London last night "just to be closer to where Johnny was last seen".

Burnt-out car, fatal crash, may be linked

Burnt-out car, fatal crash, may be linked

Police believe a Nissan Skyline car found burnt out on Horse Gully Rd last Thursday is linked to a fatal crash at Richmond earlier that day.

Possible crash link investigated

Possible crash link investigated

Police are investigating whether there is a link between a fatal motorcycle crash near Oamaru on Thursday and a car found burnt out 15km inland from the crash site.

Restoration plan afoot

Restoration plan afoot

At the eastern end of Kurow is the distinctive St Alban's Vicarage, one of the town's landmark buildings. Sally Rae learns about the Kurow Victorian Preservation Group's ambitious plans for the building.

Dance a tradition

Dance a tradition

When 4-year-old Sarah Jamison donned her kilt and pumps to make her dancing debut at the Oamaru Performing Arts Society's festival yesterday, she was continuing a family tradition.