Strong winds and wild weather disrupted parts of this year's
10th Burt Munro Challenge (BMC), but glorious sunshine
yesterday brought out the crowds for the street races.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck Southland, 45km
northwest of Tuatapere.
Three people were hurt, including one who suffered head
injuries, when the SUV they were travelling in collided with
a truck yesterday.
Southerners shouldn't be lulled into a false sense of
security, with strong winds still expected to batter the
lower South Island today.
Sculptor Frank Wells sits on his latest creation in homage to
motorcyclist legend Burt Munro - a motorcycle sculpture
created from a 200-year-old totara salvaged from Deep Cove in
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