Hayden Meikle

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. 

'Hospital on the hill' to be demolished

Oamaru's "hospital on the hill" is to be demolished to make way for a new housing development.

Rugby: Valley hold for one-point win

Rugby: Valley hold for one-point win

Valley held on for a 26-25 win over Athletic Marist in their North Otago premier rugby game marred by a brawl at Weston today.

Rugby: Valley rebound with gutsy win

Rugby: Valley rebound with gutsy win

Valley rebounded from a heavy opening-round loss with a gutsy 17-13 win over Excelsior in a Citizens Shield club rugby game in Oamaru today.

Golf: Hurst aces it on Pebble Beach course

Golf: Hurst aces it on Pebble Beach course

Ian Hurst has seen the world, played international rugby and cut major business deals, but he has just had the biggest thrill of his career.

Woman might not know about crash

Woman might not know about crash

Waimate police are urging the driver of a car involved in a crash near Morven to contact them.