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Truck drivers may be of help

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 Richmond.

Waimate family waits for answers

Waimate family waits for answers

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.

Drinking incident prompts warning

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".

Beveridge to play lead in 'Les Mis'

Auckland performer Tim Beveridge will play the lead role of Jean Valjean in the Oamaru Operatic Society's production of Les Miserables in September.

Dog trialling in family

Dog trialling in family

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.

20 leads on death of teen motorcyclist

20 leads on death of teen motorcyclist

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.

Angus wins at Beef Expo

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.

Top Otago triallist from Palmerston

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.

Open mind over motorbike crash

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.

Car linked to death crash had number plates removed

Car linked to death crash had number plates removed

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.