Sally Rae

Old friends in high places

Old friends in high places

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.

Waimate teen killed in crash named

Waimate teen killed in crash named

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.

Mokihi to voyage back in time

Mokihi to voyage back in time

A traditional form of transport used by the Waitaha people on the Waitaki River for hundreds of years will be celebrated this month.

New chief fire officer appointed

New chief fire officer appointed

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.

Rugby: Ex-Waitaki player heads for Russia

Rugby: Ex-Waitaki player heads for Russia

Nick McLennan is bound for Russia.

McLennan (21), who grew up in Oamaru, is heading to Krasnoyarsk to play professional rugby for Krasny Yar.

Father passes huntsman reins to son

Father passes huntsman reins to son

After 10 years as huntsman for the Waimate District Hunt, John Wall has handed the reins to his son Hamish.

Give and take make marriage success

Give and take make marriage success

Bible class played cupid for Ron and Velma Willetts.

Steam junk exhibition

Organisers of the inaugural Waitaki steam junk competition have decided to hold an exhibition of entries, due to the success of the event.

Oamaru murder accused appears in court

Oamaru murder accused appears in court

A 16-year-old youth, charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Oamaru, has been remanded to appear in the Palmerston North Youth Court next Friday.

Youth (16) charged after fatal stabbing

Youth (16) charged after fatal stabbing

A 16-year-old youth will appear in court in Oamaru today charged with murder, following the fatal stabbing of another 16-year-old youth in Oamaru on Thursday night.