Sally Rae

Life member still loves trials and 'having a yarn'

Life member still loves trials and 'having a yarn'

Mona Fraser has the unusual distinction of serving on both the men's and ladies' committees of the Waitaki Collie Dog Club.

Pair sought after teen beaten

A 16-year-old youth received hospital treatment after he was assaulted by two young men at the North Otago A and P showgrounds on Friday night.

Children support bashed constable

Children support bashed constable

The Oamaru police constable who was knocked to the ground and repeatedly kicked after a young motorist failed a breath test will return to work next week.

Campers go to higher ground

Campers go to higher ground

Being so close to the beach was one of the reasons four families from Alexandra and Temuka chose to stay at the Hampden Beach Motor Camp.

On the road again for a good cause

On the road again for a good cause

Having already driven his tractor nearly 27,000km around the world, taking part in the South Island tractor trek will be a walk in the park for Dunedin man Ian Begg.

Pupils learn about their catchment

Pupils learn about their catchment

Pupils from three rural North Otago schools spent Thursday exploring the Kakanui River catchment.

National award-winning pony competing at home

National award-winning pony competing at home

When it comes to ponies, it's hard to beat Cotswold Asterix in the cuteness stakes.

Portraiture awards success

Portraiture awards success

Moeraki and former Clyde identity Fleur Sullivan is the subject of a portrait by Oamaru artist Donna Demente which has been named runner-up in the Adam Portraiture Award.

Artist gains inspiration from Highland 'hairy friends'

Artist gains inspiration from Highland 'hairy friends'

When Lynda Anderson isn't out in the paddock among her beloved Highland cattle, she can be found in her studio painting her hairy friends.

Motorcyclist flown to hospital

A motorcyclist was flown to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after he crashed at the top of the Hakataramea Valley yesterday morning.