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2008-07-08 15:00:28

By KATTERNS, Tanya THE effects of the summer drought continue to hurt struggling sheep and beef farmers as well-off dairy farmers drive up the price of crucial winter feed.

2008-07-02 15:00:51

By KATTERNS, Tanya WAIRARAPA residents have voted overwhelmingly in favour of exploring plans for a community- owned and operated hospice.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.