Sally Rae

Contest director's feet on ground

"Like herding cats" is how Roy Edwards describes the job of contest director for the national gliding championships.

Clark gets behind Hearts and Hands for Haiti

Former prime minister Helen Clark has asked the United Nations Development Programme to see what can be done to assist Oamaru-based emergency relief initiative Project HHH.

'Miner' arrested in Timaru swoop

'Miner' arrested in Timaru swoop

A man claiming to be a Pike River coal miner who allegedly stole from a North Otago family who befriended him was arrested in Timaru yesterday, following a tip from a member of the public.

Scissors to give way to golf clubs

Scissors to give way to golf clubs

When it comes to men's hairstyles, Neil McKenzie has seen the fashions come full circle.

Cemetery tours bring history to life

Cemetery tours bring history to life

A scrapbook of the district's history" is how Waimate historian John Foley describes a trip to the cemetery.

Former hostess' birthday recalls halcyon days

Former hostess' birthday recalls halcyon days

"Just like the old days," a beaming Carolyn Murray declared after stepping off a DC3 aircraft at Oamaru Airport yesterday.

Rescued father thanks searchers

When Tony Templeton headed on a family outing with his two young daughters on Tuesday, little did he foresee the ordeal that was to follow.

Family rescued in high country

Police are warning people not to go into the high country unprepared after an Oamaru man and his two young daughters, facing their second night lost in the hills, were rescued last night after being spotted from a helicopter.

Cycling: Young Waimate cyclist to take on the world

Rising young cycling star Dylan Kennett used to watch the world's most famous cycling race, the Tour de France, on television.

Mayor gets to grips with the job

Mayor gets to grips with the job

When Claire Barlow changed jobs earlier this year, she did not have far to move.