Friday Feb 28
Farmer Buick takes it to the big guns at Golden Shears
Pongaroa farmer David Buick tonight emerged as Wairarapa's biggest hope of winning Masterton's Golden Shears Open shearing title in more than 30 years when he headed the 12 qualifiers for tomorrow's semi-final.
The Dickheads are back
ON THE ROAD: Filling up the back seat during those hazy halcyon days for Daggy and the Dickheads are, from left, Mark Kennedy, Tim McCartin, Paul Kennedy and in the front is Dan McCartin.
2013 third hottest year since NZ records began
Mother nature has been putting the heat on, with the warmest winter on record, dramatic storms and a nasty drought punctuating one of the hottest years in more than a century.