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Young viti­cul­tur­ists wanted

Last year’s win­ner of the Moore Stephens Markhams Young Viti­cul­tur­ist Cen­tral Otago com­pe­ti­tion David Salmon is en­cour­ag­ing oth­ers to en­ter. It took Mr Salmon four at­tempts to win the re­gional ti­tle and while he was un­placed in the national com­pe­ti­tion he be­lieved the re­gional win helped him se­cure a new po­si­tion as vine­yard man­ager at Pas­sage Rock Wines on Wai­heke Is­land. Com­pe­ti­tion or­gan­iser, and a for­mer Cen­tral Otago and national win­ner Nick Paulin said com­peti­tors came out with amuch broader un­der­stand­ing of the in­dus­try. En­try is avail­able for any­one who has worked in the wine in­dus­try full time for the past 30 years and is aged 30 or un­der on De­cem­ber 31. Con­tact info@cowa.org.nz for more in­for­ma­tion. Photo: sup­plied

Ad­ven­ture film school

Novices and film-mak­ers look­ing to sharpen their skills have an op­por­tu­nity to learn from in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned ad­ven­turer and film-maker Brian Hall ( Touch­ing the Void) and ad­ven­turer Hugh Bernard ( The Shadow of the Moun­tain) dur­ing the Moun­tain Film Fes­ti­val in Wanaka in July. More in­for­ma­tion: moun­tainfilm.net.nz.

Mo­bile pic­ture fram­ing

Amo­bile pic­ture fram­ing busi­ness has been pur­chased by Stu­dio Red, owned by man­ager of Mil­ford Gal­leries, Queen­stown, Mau­rice Wat­son, and artist and art teacher Me­gan Huf­fa­dine, both of Ban­nock­burn. They will be of­fer­ing ser­vices through­out Otago and South­land.

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