Sally Rae

Best of friends

Best of friends

Kurow went to the dogs on Saturday - and the lambs, goats and ponies.

Rugby: Final not soon enough for Patston

Rugby: Final not soon enough for Patston

Ben Patston is looking forward to tomorrow "big time".

Waimate set for wacky race day

Waimate set for wacky race day

The horses are groomed, the track is hard and fast and the scene is set for the second Wacky Race Day at Centrewood Estate, at Waimate, on Sunday.

Adventure in the high country

Adventure in the high country Otematata Station, on of New Zealand's largest privately owned stations, is opening 150km of tracks for visitors to walk, cycle or ride a horse across and enjoy a genuine high country experience in a stunning landscape, Sally Rae reports.

Entered in food awards

Entered in food awards

North Otago company Waitaki Bacon and Ham is continuing to make a name for itself in the food industry.

Teschemakers altar mediation date set

Mediation for the parties involved in the controversy over the future of the Teschemakers chapel altar will be held on December 16.

New Pen-y-bryn owners 'over the moon'

New Pen-y-bryn owners 'over the moon' The largest all-timber single-storeyed house in New Zealand has new owners, two Americans who arrived via Beijing. Sally Rae finds out what attracted them to Oamaru landmark Pen-y-bryn Lodge.

Brochures out - excitement mounts

Brochures out - excitement mounts

Oamaru Victorian heritage celebrations co-ordinator Irene Sparks was thrilled to finally be able to deliver the celebrations' brochures around businesses yesterday.

Lots of cakes for a 60th birthday

Lots of cakes for a 60th birthday

In the early days of the Peter Pan Bakery and Cafe, people used to come in from businesses and get their teapot filled with hot water.

Singer to return for concert next month

Singer to return for concert next month

Tim Beveridge just can't stay away from Oamaru.