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Pleased as punch

Pleased as punch

Five-year-old Geordie Macdonald from Mararoa School has every right to be very pleased after taking out the Specials Honours Award and was also a finalist in the Landcorp Cup with sheep, Coriander.

Te Anau to host second Health expo

Te Anau to host second Health expo

Te Anau will host the second Te Anau Health and Wellbeing Expo, providing a day for Fiordland residents and the people from the wider area to gain an insight into the availability of health giving treatments and practices.

Waitaki Boys' High School's Amazing Race

Waitaki Boys' High School's Amazing Race

Challenge event that was held within the expansive grounds of Waitaki Boys' High School in Oamaru on Saturday.

Some images showing mainly the water run section.

Fire over Woodside near McKendry Road

Fire over Woodside near McKendry Road

Woke up this morning to smell of smoke.  Large fire (two choppers dumping water, one had just entered the smoke and not visible)

We are down on Woodside Road and can just see the flames starting on the pines on the skyline.

 

Tamarillos in Nana's tunnelhouse in Warrington

Tamarillos in Nana's tunnelhouse in Warrington

This shows that these can be grown this far south by a green-fingered Nana.

Free symposium sheds light on physical activity of Dunedin teenagers

Free symposium sheds light on physical activity of Dunedin teenagers

The BEATS Study is examining transport to school habits, the neighbourhood environment and physical activity of Dunedin adolescents.

Record entries in fishing classic

Record entries in fishing classic

The conditions were certainly more favourable for the 2-day 2014 7th Stabicraft Yamaha Te Anau/Manapouri Fishing Classic held at Labour Weekend.

Brighton Surf Life Saving Club needs votes

The Brighton Surf Life Saving Club has made it to the finals (top 3) for the national win an IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) competition. As a small club, we rely heavily on these kind of opportunities to expand our capability to protect the public – you and your families – from the dangers the surf presents.

Te Anau/Manapouri abuzz for Labour Weekend

Te Anau/Manapouri abuzz for Labour Weekend

Te Anau/Manapouri is hosting 11 events in total during Labour Weekend including two jubilees.

Fiordland Raccoon Tournament a popular option

Fiordland Raccoon Tournament a popular option

The 'Fiordland Raccoon Tournament' held in September was the second held by Te Anau Tennis at the Te Anau Tennis Courts & Events Centre.

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