Harlequins used the wind and their big running forwards to good effect in the second half of the senior rugby match against Pleasant Point at Alpine Energy Stadium,Timaru, today. They battered away at the Point defence and ran in three well-worked tries and with just three and a half minutes to play only needed a converted try to win. Harlies hammered the Point line, but the Mud Dogs held fast to take a narrow win 24-18.
With the Nor-wester on their backs Pleasant Point ran out to a 21 – 3 lead at halftime in their senior rugby match-up against Harlequins. Alpine Energy Stadium, Timaru, was hard and fast allowing both teams to spread the ball wide.
It as all tied up 10-all at half time at Alpine Energy Stadium, Timaru, in the Senior B rugby clash between Harlequins and Pleasant Point , but Point had the benefit of the Nor-wester in the second half and ran in several tries to win 37-10.
Late this afternoon a leak developed in the storm water system at the busy intersection of Strathallan and Stafford Streets, in the Timaru CBD. Timaru District Council staff were quickly on hand to control traffic and immediately began digging to ascertain the cause of the problem.
Glorious hymn singing interspersed the service of dedication of the new Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Timaru. Featuring the soaring voices of the congregations of FWCT-Christchurch, FWCT-Ashburton and FWCT-Dunedin.
Following the dedication of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Timaru those assembled were treated to the traditional feast and speeches. A time for celebration !
Today the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga – Timaru was officially dedicated and blessed with a service led by the president of the church , the Rev. Dr ‘Ahio. FWCT followers from throughout the South Island, and locals, made up the congregation.