Dancing to success
Olivia Ludgate, from Pukerua Bay, won the under- 13 champion title at the National Irish Dancing Championships in Auckland recently.
Ludgate was one of 28 dancers from the Kerry School of Irish Dancing to attend the event, and one of six to qualify for the World Irish Dancing Championships in Boston, USA, next March.
Johanna Scott-Rodriguez placed third in the under-11 category; Jessica Ludgate was third, under-7; Jessika Huntley, third, under- 7; Colleen Lynch, fifth, under-15, Samantha Tait, fifth, under13. The school is looking for sponsors to
help fund a dancing workshop next year.