Police investigating last week's fatal motorcycle crash north
of Oamaru want to hear from truck drivers or other motorists
who spent the night of May 12 at a stopping point at
The Sleigh family expects
an inquest will help answer some of their many questions
about how and why former Waimate man Johnny Sleigh ended up
in the River Thames.
An Oamaru woman who says her "totally intoxicated"
16-year-old son lay on the side of a road for two hours 100m
from home feels "let down".
Tim Beveridge will play the lead role of Jean Valjean in the
Oamaru Operatic Society's production of Les Miserables in
It will be a proud moment for Jan Tairua when she lines up at
the New Zealand sheep dog trial championships in Gore next
month, alongside her younger son, Carl.
Police checkpoints on State Highway 1 at Richmond and on
Horse Gully Rd early yesterday mornaking produced 20 positive
lines of inquiry into a fatal motorcycle crash last week.
North Otago stud Angus breeders Neil and Rose Sanderson are
delighted with their success at the Meat and Wool New Zealand
Beef Expo in Feilding this week.
Lloyd Smith, of Palmerston, was the best-performed Otago
triallist at the North Island sheep dog trial championships,
held at Whangara, near Gisborne, last week.
Police are keeping an open mind as to why young Morven dairy
farm worker Tom Fry fell off his motorcycle at Richmond,
north of Pukeuri, last Thursday.
Aa Tom Fry's family prepares to farewell "a lovable rogue",
police have revealed that the burnt-out car linked to the
fatal motorcycle crash at Richmond last week had had
identification removed from it.
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