Organisers of the Waimate Shears are looking at a "plan B''
for hosting this year's 49th shearing competition.
It took a five-way playoff to decide this year's winner of
the ODT Extra! Canterbury year 7 and 8 spelling
quiz, held at Chisnallwood Intermediate School.
Waimate police are seeking the driver of a car that crashed
through a fence, killing six sheep and seriously injuring
The Glenavy Volunteer Fire Brigade will have to travel to
Oamaru to refuel their fire appliance after the local fuel
station was demolished without notice.
Frank Russell Walmsley ‘‘had an abnormal sexual interest in
young teenage people'', Crown prosecutor Andrew McRae said in
his closing remarks at the High Court in Timaru yesterday.
An alleged serial sex offender used his wife's sex toy on one
of his eight complainants and another time made the same
complainant watch him rape another teenager, the High Court
at Timaru was told yesterday.
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