Sally Rae

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.

Brown off to hectic start in trust role

Brown off to hectic start in trust role

Marcus Brown is passionate about old buildings and the use of traditional materials.

No palace, but views are still five-star

No palace, but views are still five-star A new hut for climbers and trampers using the Tasman Valley was lowered into place by helicopter yesterday. Oamaru reporter Sally Rae went along for the ride ...

Woman on sojourn to raise money for disabled

Woman on sojourn to raise money for disabled

Limousine - tick, mining truck - tick, penny-farthing - tick.

Major drug bust in Oamaru

Major drug bust in Oamaru

A major police drug operation, based largely in Waitaki, resulted in 14 arrests yesterday and police warn ''more people can expect a knock on the door''.

Cavalcade trail runs filling up fast

Two trails are already full for the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade, which is finishing in Oamaru next year.