Dog trial season starts Friday

This picture was taken at the Whatatutu dog trials on Otara Station a year ago. Compare the state of the “greenery” then to the decent grass growth the district has enjoyed to this point of the summer. Neil Twigley and Frost were snapped as they started their run on the zig zag hunt. File picture

THE Poverty Bay Centre’s sheep dog trial season starts this Friday with the Whatatutu Club’s annual two- day trial. The 10 trials programmed run into mid-April.

There have been some changes to the Poverty Bay Centre administration with Colin Bayliss now the centre president, taking over from Brett Loffler.

Colin’s partner, Ann Thorogood, has become centre secretary/treasurer, taking over from Fiona Irwin. Leo Edginton is the new vice-president, taking over from Laurence Rau.

THE Poverty Bay Centre’s sheep dog trial season starts this Friday with the Whatatutu Club’s annual two- day trial. The 10 trials programmed run into mid-April.

There have been some changes to the Poverty Bay Centre administration with Colin Bayliss now the centre president, taking over from Brett Loffler.

Colin’s partner, Ann Thorogood, has become centre secretary/treasurer, taking over from Fiona Irwin. Leo Edginton is the new vice-president, taking over from Laurence Rau.

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