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Some fairly random stuff.

Scooters

November 13th at 12:00am

Dear Editor,

In the recent squabble over electric scooters, a major point seems to be being overlooked. For sixty or seventy years, our roads and suburbs have been designed with only one type of road user in mind. Car drivers. Everybody else has been shoved off onto thin ribbons on the side of the...

Dogs

November 11th at 12:00am
Harry and Flora at Westlake

Harry taking Flora for a walk. We often look after Flora in the holidays.

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I took Harry (3 years old) up to the Halswell Quarry Park this afternoon for a walk. The Quarry Park has a large dog exercise area, but in most of the park dogs are supposed to be on a leash. There are areas with walking tracks, picnic areas, mountain bike tracks and even a conservation area — wher...

South West Zone Cross Country

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Cody, James and Rhyse
Cody, James and Rhyse after the race

James, Rhyse and Cody represented Oaklands School in the South West Zone Cross Country this morning. Unfortunatly, they…

McDonald's Youth Duathon

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James, Mehdi and Robert all competed in the McDonald's Youth Duathon in Hagley Park.

End of the Golden Weather

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The rain is coming down today, emphasising the change of season. James' rugby practices have started, there are some pre-season games organised, and the cricket ends this weekend. James won't be able to make the game, as he has a cubs camp in Wainui, so last weekend was his last game. The team's coa...