Author Archives: sarah gumbley

One Of The Lucky Ones..

Geoff Craig, a secondary school teacher from Matamata, describes himself as one of the lucky ones. “My mates were worried that I had collapsed from a stroke or heart attack,” he says, laughing and somewhat chagrin at the memory. “But…

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Walking The Horses

Two days after her 21st birthday, Julie Flintoff and her mum Kay were walking their horses Bella and Windy across their Kerikeri farm. Their farrier, Simon, was waiting for them in the stable near the house. Julie and Bella had…

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Heading Down To Pouto Point

Steven and two good mates headed down to Pouto Point to join a large group of riders for a play on their sport quads. As always the 3 of them were all outfitted with complete safety gear. Boots, kidney belts,…

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