"Unbelievably magnificent" was how Bruce Parker described his
trip down the Waitaki River on board a mokihi (reed boat).
"One hell of a contribution" was how Police Minister Judith
Collins described Senior Constable Bruce Dow's 37 years as a
Robyn Couper is heading to
Jim Brown was enjoying himself at the Waimate Dog Trial
Club's annual trials yesterday.
They might not have the kitchen sink but three liberators at
the North Otago dog trial centre championships at Dunback
this week do have the living-room couch.
A Waimate teenager was killed and another youth critically
injured when a car and a horse truck collided just north of
the Waitaki River bridge, near Glenavy, yesterday.
When Steve Couper joined the volunteer fire brigade 30 years
ago, he saw it as a good way to give something back to the
community - and he still feels exactly the same.
A traditional form of transport used by the Waitaha people on
the Waitaki River for hundreds of years will be celebrated
Nick McLennan is bound for Russia.
McLennan (21), who grew up in Oamaru, is heading to
Krasnoyarsk to play professional rugby for Krasny Yar.
After 10 years as huntsman for the Waimate District Hunt,
John Wall has handed the reins to his son Hamish.
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