The national merino shearing title was claimed by an
Australian for the sixth successive year but the national
woolhandling winner was a hometown favourite.
A photographer's cameras and photographic records and about
3000 books were among the household items lost in a fire
which gutted the top storey of a Clyde home yesterday
A couple described as vital cogs in the fine wool industry
had their efforts recognised at the weekend.
The top storey of a Clyde home was gutted by a fire fanned by
high winds this morning.
Wool-handlers outnumber shearers in this year's New Zealand
Merino Shearing Championships.
Former Jaycees from all around the country will converge on
Cromwell for a reunion this weekend.
Pagan Rimene will perform a rare double at the national
merino shearing championships - competing in woolhandling and
News of a $240,000 grant over three years for ''grassroots''
projects in the Teviot Valley has been welcomed by community
audible and laudable has propelled Briton Ken Knowles to
''Turf's up'' will soon be the cry at the Central Otago
Sports Trust turf in Cromwell.
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