Horse dies at Methven Rodeo

Rodeo workers surround the horse moments after the accident.

8:34 PM  A horse has died after a saddle slipped in the main arena at the Methven Rodeo.

Rodeo rejects animal welfare issues

Timothy Evans in action at the Winchester rodeo on Saturday.

The president of the New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association rejects claims animal welfare issues arose at the first rodeo of the season.

Leftie Bill remembers strapping's change push

Bill Youdale, who attended Pleasant Point Primary School from 1942 to 1952, chats to the school's newest pupil, Jess ...

When Bill Youdale started school in the Pleasant Point district you got the strap if you were left-handed in an attempts to change you to the right.

Being an Indian Kiwi speech wins video

Roncalli College's Abhirami Bharathan, 16, has won an all expenses paid trip to Japan after winning a Future School ...

Roncalli College student's speech on spending her life "in limbo" has won her a 10 day trip to Japan.

Lines clash causes power outage

Power was cut to parts of Timaru and Pleasant Point, and the Washdyke industrial area when two high voltage lines came ...

A power cut which affected nearly 3000 customers in Timaru and Pleasant Point on Saturday was caused when two high voltage lines came into contact with each other.

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Chopper called to crash near Tekapo

The Christchurch rescue helicopter has gone to a car crash near Tekapo, where one person was seriously injured. (file photo)

A person has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after the car they were in spun out and went off the road.

Climate change hits Gardens of Eden and Allah

They're magnificently named glaciers.

'He's a good mate of mine'

Rocking out at art sites

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