NAMED AND TAMED
A miniature foal born after his frightened father, Rocket, escaped during a huge earthquake has been named Jolt.
The tiny colt was born at Withaview Miniature Horse Stud in Koromiko, north of Blenheim, last month. Staff at the Vet Centre, in Blenheim, who helped care for the tiny new arrival were running a competition to name the colt. Jolt’s owner Angela Smith chose the name out of almost 100 suggestions. Congratulations to Dide Whitfield Neiman who came up with the winning name. onto her side of the road into the parking lane side and run straight into it," he said. Another witness saw the immediate aftermath and described seeing smoke coming out of the car. The tenants of the damaged property were not present at the time of the crash and faced an uncertain future regarding their business. The business owner Nick Paul said his new business was about to open when the crash happened. "Three days we have been putting in the vinyl and this happened," he said. The accident caused delays on Main St for two hours.