Sally Rae

'No middle ground' – altar row heading to court

'No middle ground' – altar row heading to court

The Teschemakers chapel altar row looks likely to head back to the Environment Court.

Stock sale raises nearly $70,000

Stock sale raises nearly $70,000

Young Farmers clubs have been challenged to organise stock sale fundraisers after North Otago Young Farmers raised $68,500 for the Christchurch earthquake recovery.

Cavalcade grand finale ready to go

Cavalcade grand finale ready to go

The marquee is up and the horse paddocks ready as Oamaru prepares to welcome the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade today.

Organisation scouting around for new leaders

Organisation scouting around for new leaders

Derek Beveridge is desperately seeking scout leaders.

Waimate 25 years of March Hare rally

Waimate 25 years of March Hare rally

Triumph or Harley-Davidson? There will be a fair bit of good-natured banter and rivalry over the various marques at the annual March Hare rally in Waimate this weekend.

Submission period for tenure review extended

A new deadline has been set for public submissions for the Wolds and Maryburn tenure review preliminary proposals in the Mackenzie district.

Cavalcade keeps them coming

Cavalcade keeps them coming

The Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's annual cavalcade hits Oamaru today for the finale at the racecourse. Sally Rae caught up with the Tussock Creek light wagon trail earlier this week and met some of its characters.

Recovery described as 'miraculous'

Recovery described as 'miraculous'

Every day is special for Greg Garvan. Mr Garvan (56) has made what doctors describe as a miraculous recovery from a very rare medical condition called Poems syndrome, a disease a medical professional once told him made rocking-horse manure look commonplace.

Trail riders relishing a taste of yesteryear on traverse

Trail riders relishing a taste of yesteryear on traverse

For the 17 riders on the Speight's pack-horse traverse on the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade, their journey from Omarama to Oamaru is a taste of yesteryear.

Fine turn out for the show

Fine turn out for the show

Danielle Simpson loves riding a horse that has been turned out immaculately.