Although the defending champion of the Central Otago rugby
premier championship, Wakatipu, has retained the majority of
its side from 2012, runner-up Arrowtown has been left to
start almost from scratch ahead of the opening round this
A search and rescue medic has warned those entering remote
areas to carry appropriate gear and be aware of the forecast,
after two hunters found themselves in trouble in Fiordland
yesterday, following heavy overnight rain.