Sally Rae

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.

Rural women award bid a lavish touch

Rural women award bid a lavish touch

When Dixie Boraman and Kay Parker entered the Rural Women New Zealand Enterprising Rural Women Award last year, it made them think about their soap-making business and where it was heading.

In it for the entertainment

In it for the entertainment

Providing entertainment was what Aden Omnet was after at the Ngapara hill climb last weekend.

Boys run for Haiti quake victims

A total of 107 Waitaki Boys' High School pupils hope to raise $10,000 from this week's 20-hour charity run.

Mayors back ECan dismissal

Mayors back ECan dismissal

"Good on the Government for having the guts to come out and do something like this."

Vehicle brings down veranda

Vehicle brings down veranda

When Andy Bolwell heard an "almighty bang" yesterday afternoon and discovered the front veranda of his shop had crashed down, the first thing he did was look to see if anyone was trapped underneath.