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A trip down Memory Lane

A trip down Memory Lane

Writer and Otago Daily Times ''Memory Lane'' columnist Gordon Parry has decided to pull up stumps after nearly 70 years in the public eye. Philip Somerville reports on a ''thorough gentleman'' who believes you should play with a straight bat.

A rough guide to pulling your weight

A rough guide to pulling your weight

On average, seven people a year are killed and 45 seriously injured in crashes involving a passenger or light commercial vehicle towing a trailer (including caravans, as well as boat, horse and garden trailers). David Thomson shares his tips for avoiding becoming a towing statistic, and for completing a towing journey with the minimum of fuss and bother.

US motorhome design tweaked for NZ use

US motorhome design tweaked for NZ use

Hawea's Steve Rumore has plans to compact the campers he used to build on a grand scale in the United States into smaller, slide-on versions that can fit on either a ute deck or trailer.

Challenging the reader

Challenging the reader

Port Chalmers novelist Jackie Ballantyne likes difficult characters, even if they do take time to flesh out, writes Shane Gilchrist.

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