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How to swim Cook Strait without leaving home

john.cosgrove@cluthaleader.co.nz Swimming across Cook Strait sounds daunting enough but staying at home and swimming 880 lengths of the local Lawrence pool sounds just as ambitious. Next...

Kaka Point life-savers win Vote the Boat competition

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A group of real-life heroes got their time in the spotlight at the 2019 South Otago A&P Show. The Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club...

Blade-shearer Jordan has the winning edge

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A Balclutha shearer who only took up the blades last year has won the intermediate blade-shearing championship at the New Zealand Corriedale shearing and...

Latta ready for second tilt at Super Cross title

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Life on the road competing on a national level can be especially hard for any amateur sports person. They are usually self-funded – parents and...

Night games ahead for Owaka

The Owaka Rugby Club is looking forward to being able to host night games in the Catlins. New lights will soon be turned on at...

‘Stoked’ with selection

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz South Otago High School pupil Keely Hill has been selected for the Otago under-18 women's rugby team. The 16-year-old said she was "pretty stoked" to...

Motocross coaching from the top

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Up and coming motocross riders in the Clutha District have been getting a helping hand recently to lift their skills and confidence so that...

Lions’ annual trail ride to roar away next weekend

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Craigellachie on SH8 between Lawrence and Beaumont will once again play host to the Lawrence Lions Club's annual trail ride on February 16 and...

Graves keeps Catlins crown

Defending champion Andrew Graves, of Gore, has made it two in a row, comfortably defending his title as king of the Catlins Coast Rally...

Friday Night Fives again a community success

The sound of shouting and running filled the Balclutha Cross Recreation Centre last Friday, as weeks of planning by the Clutha District Youth Council...
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