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Fire chief rides for a cause

WHILE many were enjoying Waitangi Day commemorations on Sunday, Graeme Moffat, aka Possum, of Te Anau, made the decision to ride from Homer Tunnel to Te Anau, as a fundraiser for the Leukaemia and...

Canning of Masters Games disappoints

A FALSE start gun rang out when the New Zealand Masters Games organisers decided to cancel all events due to the Government implementing its Covid-19 Red Traffic Light protocol. The New Zealand Masters Games is...

71km bike race a winner

RIDERS from throughout the South Island descended on Southland at the weekend to take part in New Zealand's longest-running club classic cycling race. About 50 cyclists rode 71km in the Stonewood Homes Gore to Invercargill...

Chip off the old block

Photographer Dave Loudon captured some woodchopping action at the Waiau Town & Country Club at Tuatapere last Saturday.  

SBHS seeks first win of season

AFTER 10 rounds of Southland's 50-over premier cricket league, Southland Boys' High School (SBHS) is still looking for its first win after losing by five wickets at Appleby on Saturday. SBHS got off to a...

Fishing conditions perfection

PARTICIPANTS of the annual Te Anau Club Fishing Competition had the perfect weather conditions to have a winning catch last weekend. Event organiser Charlie Drysdale said the competition was previously scheduled for January 15, but due to...

Tutus the running attire of choice for the 22nd

If you go down to the park on the morning of any Saturday the 22nd, beware as you will more than likely see every man, woman, child and even dogs adorned in tutus and...

On par – Golf Southland

Laing Shield NIGHTCAPS has retained the Laing Shield in its first challenge of the year defeating Tuatapere 5 to .5. Individual Results, Nightcaps names first. Brett Dobbie beat Connor Fowle 4/3, Stu Dobbie square Zac Fowle, Ross...

Southland Boys’ still to achieve first win

After nine rounds of Southland’s 50-over premier competition, Southland Boys’ High School is still looking for its first win. Old Boys beat the school team by 123 runs on Saturday. The Old Boys opening batsmen...

Skate event a great success

THE first event organised by Skate South, a skate, BMX, Scooter and Rollerblade Jam/Competition at the Invercargill Skate Park on Saturday proved to be a great success. Event organiser James Todd was extremely pleased with...
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