Congratulations to the many West Otago organisations which featured in the recent TrustPower Clutha District Awards.
Winner of Heritage and Environment section: West Otago Cavalcade 2013
Runner-up: West Otago Vintage Club for the Dancing Tractors
Winner of Arts & Culture: West Otago Theatrical Society
Winner Youth Spirit: Garth Devereux of Blue Mountain College
Individual Awards for Service to Various Community Groups: David Baxter and Graeme Smith
Congratulations also to:
Gavin Stark Head Boy at Blue Mountain College who has been selected for the NZ Secondary Schools’ Rugby Squad. He will travel to Australia to play three international games, two against Australian sides and one against Fiji. Gavin was also named Southern Region U18 Player of the Year
Sinead Cormack Southern Region Female Rugby Player of the year
Troy McIvor who has been selected as a front row player in the Otago U65kg rugby team.
Snow began falling on Wednesday 19/6/13 and continued through to Saturday. This was the heaviest snow for some years – schools and many roads around West Otago were closed.
Photographs Please – TWO Promotions is looking for great photos of West Otago suitable for postcards and the 2014 fundraising calendar.
Digital photos only please of your favourite place or person.
For details of all that is happening in and around West Otago go to www.idealprint.net.nz to view the latest copy of The Blue Mountain Express