Hayden Meikle

Rugby: Highlanders too slick for neighbours

Rugby: Highlanders  too slick for neighbours

It was tight-forward weather at Whitestone Contracting Stadium but all the buzz was created by the inside backs.

Highlanders too good for Crusaders

Highlanders too good for Crusaders

The Highlanders delighted their North Otago fans with a 40-12 win over the Crusaders in Oamaru today.

Omarama hosting pilots

Plenty of men and women and their magnificent flying machines will descend on the Omarama Airfield this weekend.

Rugby: One-sided round in North Otago

Rugby: One-sided round in North Otago

Old Boys, Maheno and Athletic Marist romped to dominant victories in North Otago premier club rugby today.

Rugby: Nowell masterclass guides Kurow to win

Rugby: Nowell masterclass guides Kurow to win

Kurow playmaker Ben Nowell produced another masterclass to guide his side to a 22-8 win over Valley in a North Otago club rugby game at Weston today.

Rugby: Excelsior win tense encounter with Valley

Rugby: Excelsior win tense encounter with Valley

Excelsior posted a second straight win in the Citizens Shield with a tense 13-11 victory over Valley at Weston today.

Rugby: Excelsior celebrate first win

Rugby: Excelsior celebrate first win

Excelsior players were finally able to celebrate as they broke through for their first win of the North Otago club rugby season today.

Rugby: Old Boys stay unbeaten

Old Boys completed the first round of the Citizens Shield rugby competition with an unbeaten record with a 49-5 win over Athletic Marist in Oamaru today.

Rugby: Maheno dominant in win over Valley

Rugby: Maheno dominant in win over Valley

Maheno signalled it is a team on the rise with a dominant win over Valley in a North Otago club rugby game at Weston today.

Families entwined in tragedy

Families entwined in tragedy

Two North Otago families were united by a heartfelt letter from the front and a violent murder-suicide during World War 1. Hayden Meikle looks into the forgotten story of Onslow Mayhew, and the tragedies that resonate nearly a century later.