Photo by Sarah Marquet.
As Ryan Cameron was gearing up on Wednesday for one of
the biggest days on his calendar, the Wanaka Rodeo, his wife
entered the early stages of labour.
However, ''not much was happening'' and as their child was
not due until the following day, Mr Cameron, who is president
of the Wanaka Rodeo Club, headed to the annual rodeo as
By early afternoon their midwife informed wife Kylie she
should head to the Charlotte Jean Maternity Hospital in
Alexandra, so she called her husband.
He missed the final three events of the rodeo, the team
roping, steer wrestling and the bull ride, so he could be at
his wife's side.
At 6.40pm on Wednesday, their daughter Macy was born,
weighing in at 3.94kg.
The Luggate couple already have two children - Cade (6) and
Jordy (2) who they said were quite excited to have a little