Hayden Meikle

Road claims another victim

Road claims another victim

A retired North Otago farmer is concerned more drivers will come to grief if a slushy country road is not repaired urgently.

Club post ‘huge change’

Club post ‘huge change’

New Oamaru Club manager Danny Park has big shoes to fill but he is up for the challenge.

Appetite for travel inspires

Appetite for travel inspires

They have made gingerbread houses based on landmarks in Russia and Paris, but the owners of Oamaru's historic Pen-y-bryn Lodge looked a little closer to home this year.

Good and bad news about two new games

Good and bad news about two new games

You take the good with the bad in video games. Hayden Meikle has been on the sticks long enough to know that, so here he offers the good and the bad of two recent releases.

Another McCaw reaches the heights

Another McCaw reaches the heights

His cousin's rugby career is about to be grounded, but Alex McCaw has been soaring in the family's other chosen sport.

Snapshot: NBA 2K16 & FIFA 16

Snapshot: NBA 2K16 & FIFA 16

Yes, it's that time of year again. Stand by as the sports video games flood the market. Hayden Meikle checks out two of the heavy hitters.

Cricket: Statistics of more than a century

Cricket: Statistics of more than a century

If only every club and province had a numbers man like Scott Cameron.

Rugby: Dark memories of eight years ago

The All Blacks v France. Cardiff. A Rugby World Cup quarterfinal. Bring back a few memories? It does for former Otago Daily Times rugby writer Hayden Meikle, who was there in 2007, when the world went black (well, blue). He recalls that night.

Spreading blaze razes Enfield farm buildings

Spreading blaze razes Enfield farm buildings

An uninhabited house and two farm buildings were destroyed by a fire that started on an Enfield property on Wednesday afternoon and flared up again yesterday morning.

Rugby: Stevens re-signed

Barry Stevens has been reappointed for another year as North Otago coach.