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Waikato Region

Waikato proves a real find for Laxon

Laurie Laxon didn't have to be Einstein to realise straight away there was a problem.

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 12:00am

Tsui sings Leung's praises after apprentice scores on Be My Song

It was an irony not lost on Me Tsui Yu-sak that his 100th winner as a trainer yesterday was the Hong Kong first for apprentice Derek Leung Ka-chun.

Leung, 19, was licensed for the start of the new season, although at this stage he can only ride at Sha Tin. But now that he's broken the ice with all-the-way winner Be My Song, additional opportunities should come his way.

13 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Three Colours Hammo

Three Colours Hammo

Fringe Club

Reviewed: Jan 11

Although many of the punters hunkered down at tables in front of the low stage were comedian Justin Hamilton's fellow Aussies, the stand-up's material was universally accessible.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan thanks Gibbs for good Fellowship

Paul O'Sullivan reflected on the horsemanship of one of the great men of the New Zealand racing industry, Jim Gibbs, while he soaked in the quality of the performance of odds-on favourite Fellowship in the final event yesterday.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Flamboyant Dye in Jolly Good mood

Shane Dye landed a double of richly contrasting styles at Sha Tin yesterday, but the quality of the performance failed to make a dent in the premiership lead of arch-rival Douglas Whyte.

26 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

HK tourists killed in crash

TWO Hong Kong tourists are dead and a third is on a life support system after the car they were in was involved in a crash with a petrol tanker near Tirau, New Zealand.

A fourth tourist in the car received moderate injuries in the smash, and was recovering from a suspected broken pelvis, a broken arm and abdominal injuries in Walkato Hospital last night.

12 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Star returns with wealth of experience

HONGKONG'S star junior woman squash player Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin completed her two-week New Zealand training tour $800 richer after finishing third in her first professional tournament.

16 Apr 1993 - 12:00am