Pig and stag hunt proves a roaring success
The annual Kaikoura Volunteer Fire Brigade Pig and Stag Hunt was another big success with close to 100 adult entries in the open section providing some stiff competition.
The children’s section attracted 36 entries.
A total of 27 stags and 27 pigs were weighed in. While stag size was down an average of 12kg this year, some big boars brought the average pig weight up 10kg on last year.
Results: Heaviest Pig, Grant Findlay, 107. 5kg; Wayne Abernethy, 99.4; Hayden Dreaver, 83.3;
Stag: Renee Tootell, 137kg; David Boyd, 129.5kg; Ryan Scott, 128.5kg Combo Tootell
Women’s heaviest pig: Renee Tootell, 64kg; Kate Lawson, 54kg; Jordan Foster, 48.5kg
Average weight pig: Bill Bartrum, 50.8
Stag: John Nicholls, 98.6kg
A crowd gathers for the weigh-in at the weekend’s Pig and Stag Hunt.