Invercargill, New Zealand Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. A true champion - 100 times overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Northland-raised Hawke's Bay shearing champion Rowland Smith became possibly only the fourth person to win 100 Open-class shearing titles with three victories about 24hours and 1700km apart during the weekend. He raised the century at the Counties Shears in Pukekohe yesterday , a few hours after arriving from Gore, in Southland, where on Saturday he won the South Island Shearer of the Year final and the Southern Shears Open final on Saturday.

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  2. Shearing record bid today in SouthlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Scoop

    Another World shearing record attempt has been given the all-clear to go ahead in Southand today with Leon Samuels tackling a record of 603 strongwool ewes in eight hours. The green-light was given at a late-Sunday pre-record wool-weigh where the wool from 10 sample sheep shorn under the supervision of World Sheep Shearing Records Society judges weighed 33kg, comfortably over the minimum average of 3kg per sheep.

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  3. Jamie Duff reigns at Ruapuna after three-week speedway banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Press On-Line

    Jamie Duff back from his 21 day suspension after the Sprinter national championships that were held at Ruapuna winning the Sprintcars War of the Wings event also held at Ruapuna Speedway. Duff came into the meeting in second place for round five of the Hydraulink War of the Wings Sprintcar series, four points behind Luke Keegan.

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  4. Port Hills fire 'under control', but danger remains - fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    The deadly 2075 hectare blaze destroyed 11 homes and caused thousands to evacuate their homes after they began as two separate wildfires six days ago. War hero helicopter pilot Steve Askin also died when his Squirrel crashed while battling the fires.

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  5. Blind triathlete takes on Wanaka ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Southland Times

    Invercargill cousins Kara Roderick-Wandless and Hannah Pascoe cross the finish line after doing the Challenge Wanaka Half. Pascoe is completely blind and Roderick-Wandless was her guide during the race.

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  6. Southern Shears in GoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Southland Times

    World Champion Johnny Kirkpatrick of Napier at the Southern Shears in Gore on Saturday, shearing in the South Island Shearer of the Year-Round two-full wool. Shearing Sports media officer Doug Laing said the major winner from the weekend was Smith, who took out first place for South Island Shearer of the Year and the Southern Shears Open title.

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  7. Spinning mates make statement in Southland Hawke Cup cricket debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Southland Times

    Ben Lockrose, left, and Jack Mockford, both 16, after taking nine wickets between them on Hawke Cup debut for Southland against North Otago, at the Queens Park grounds on Saturday afternoon. The 16-year-old spinners, in their debut games for Southland, took nine wickets between them to bowl North Otago out for 120 in their first innings of the two-day fixture at Queens Park in Invercargill.

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  8. Grim picture painted of InvercargillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Southland Times

    A Southland budget advisory service had nearly 700 new clients last year, who together had a total debt of more than $10.3 million. The meeting was organised by Labour candidate Liz Craig and included a panel of speakers - Jubilee Budget Advisory Service manager Sharon Soper, Salvation Army community ministries co-ordinator Brenda King, business owner and mother-of-two Sarah McCarthy and nurse and mother Jennie South.

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  9. Southland rotary clubs do goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Southland Times

    NRG Invercargill Rotarian Courtney Ellison and Invercargill East Club president Frazer Purdue giving literacy packs of Sacred Heart School, Invercargill, students Pippa Hamilton and Mason Allison, both 5. The Rotary Foundation is marking 100 years with centennial celebrations that started late last year and end in June. Reporter Rebecca Moore uncovers the impact Rotary has had in Southland.

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  10. Southern success at NZ Rowing ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Southland Times

    The winning ways continued for southern clubs at the 2017 New Zealand Rowing championships final day on Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel on Saturday. Nathan Cohen, Hayden Cohen, Max Dawson and Dylan Milford stood on the Meridian South Island Rowing Centre's podium in the men's senior quad medal presentation to receive Invercargill Rowing Club's third gold medal of the championships.

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  11. Jason Duff reigns at Ruapuna after three-week speedway banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Press On-Line

    Jamie Duff back from his 21 day suspension after the Sprinter national championships that were held at Ruapuna winning the Sprintcars War of the Wings event also held at Ruapuna Speedway. Duff came into the meeting in second place for round five of the Hydraulink War of the Wings Sprintcar series, four points behind Luke Keegan.

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  12. Boss of vulnerable children uber agency vows to halt New Zealand's roll call of shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    "If we can harness the passion that I've heard as I've travelled the country from the community to turn this around... we'll get a far better outcome." In Otara's Child Youth and Family open-plan office there were a dozen photos, printed on A4 and sellotaped to a glass partition, of beautiful young children.

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  13. Spinning mates make statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Southland Times

    Ben Lockrose, left, and Jack Mockford, both 16, after taking nine wickets between them on Hawke Cup debut for Southland against North Otago, at the Queens Park grounds on Saturday. The 16-year-old spinners, in their debut games for Southland, took nine wickets between them to bowl North Otago out for 120 in their first innings of the two-day fixture at Queens Park in Invercargill.

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  14. Determined duo win NZ selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Otago Daily Times

    Waitaki Boys' High School softballer Josh Eastwood has been selected in the New Zealand under-17 softball team. Photos: Daniel Birchfield/supplied.

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  15. Eyre I Come defies the odds as Captain Dolmio leads from the frontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Eyre I Come's trainer Mark Jones was told the gritty trotter would never race again, now he is a Group III winner. Eyre I Come upset a handy field of trotters, including two time Dominion Handicap winner Master Lavros and $1.60 favourite Marcoola to win the Group III trotting free-for-all at Addington on Friday night.

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  16. Volkswagen NZ general manager Tony Ruddenklau at the new Volkswagen showroom in invercargill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southland Times

    Invercargill's first European car dealership had its launch on Friday night, with Volkswagen opening its doors to the public. Volkswagen New Zealand general manager Tony Ruddenklau said the arrival of the German automotive giant was "symbolically important for a number of reasons".

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  17. Lightweight Matthew Dunham wins first title at national rowing champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Stuff.co.nz

    The Waikato Regional Performance Centre athlete picked up his first gold coat, awarded to winners of premier lightweight events, at Lake Ruataniwha, Twizel, with victory in the men's premier lightweight single scull. In a tightly-contested race, a surge from Dunham took him clear saw him win gold ahead of 2015 world champ Adam Ling , with Harrison Somerville third.

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  18. Nathan Cohen breaks Invercargill Rowing Club drought with gold at national championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southland Times

    Southland's golden rowing club is back in the senior gold medals at the New Zealand Rowing Championships for the first time since 2006. For the first time together on Lake Ruataniwha in their original gold and black Invercargill Rowing Club colours, the Cohen brothers, Hayden and Nathan, raced the men's premier double sculls A Final and though only a length down from bronze, came home in sixth.

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  19. Stacey Mikara playing for Cooks in Southland District Rugby League's club competition.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southland Times

    Southland rugby league representative Stacey Mikara has been handed a six-month ban from all sports after he tested positive for cannabis. In a sample taken from Mikara during the New Zealand Rugby League Championship the Southland Rams player had the presence of cannabis.

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  20. Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt celebrates turning '70 years young'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Southland Times

    He's been arrested 33 times, jailed twice and in periodic detention for five years but Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt says he has no regrets about his wild life. The veteran activist, who is now New Zealand's longest-serving mayor, said he was "very honoured", to serve his community.

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