A teenage farmhand became an unintentional hero after helping
keep a potentially disastrous scrub fire at bay.
As Tamara Cuttriss blacked out and went under the water for
the final time, her last thought was: ''This is it. What a
waste. I haven't even lived yet.''
King's High School has gathered another bumper crop
of year 9 pupils this year and the school's overall roll
continues to rise.
A Taieri couple want to thank the motorists who stopped and
helped put out a roadside fire which could have caused a
''conflagration'' on their property if it had got out of
Timmy the runaway puppy was found yesterday by delighted
Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei.
People taking more and smaller fish than allowed under
fishing regulations made up the majority of those caught by
fisheries officers over the holiday period.
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