Ice res­cue

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS -

Cen­tral Otago woman Ni­cola Kerr, who was trapped on a Rus­sian ship in the Antarc­tic, was res­cued with 51 other pas­sen­gers. Youngest brother Gus Kerr said the fam­ily was relieved to hear her new ship, the Aurora Aus­tralis, was in open wa­ter. A Chi­nese he­li­copter car­ried the Akademik Shokalskiy pas­sen­gers to the Aus­tralian ice­breaker.

99th show

The 99th Lakes Hayes A&P Show is on at the show­grounds on Satur­day. The now-in­fa­mous lawn­mower race is ex­pected to be a high­light. Horse, sheep and agri­cul­tural events will also be held. More in­for­ma­tion: lake­hayesshow.com

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