Steaming Day

It was a steaming day for the D16 locomotive of the Pleasant Point Museum and Railway today. Passengers boarded at the Pleasant Point station for the journey down to the Keanes Crossing facility, then back to the station, having relived a bit of history.

Placemakers Timaru Triathlon/Duathlon 2017 – Part 2

Today’s triathlon involved a 750m swim off Caroline Bay, a 20 km bike ride around the streets of the Timaru CBD, and a 5km run around the bay. Full credit to those who competed and those who organised and ran the event.  Results can be found at www.timarutriathlon.co.nz    (Click on any image to enlarge it.)

Accident near Pleasant Point

Emergency services, Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance were on hand at the site of a car accident on Totara Valley Road, North-west of Pleasant Point this afternoon. A car had left the road and ended up in stockyards at approximately 4.30pm Friday. A passer-by reported that at least one occupant was being transferred to hospital by ambulance.