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The Gisborne Photo News



A Good Season

. . . For Prizes

This shooting season appears to have been a pretty good one for cock pheasant from all accounts.

. . . For Good Bags

Built For Speed


The Dalgety Company ran a competition for the best pheasant bagged this season and this was won by Mr Barrie Higgins, Stout Street, However, the decision was a close one as a bird entered by Mr B. Woolley of Wairoa came within an ace of the prize. Dalgety's wine and spirit department manager Trevor Kinder (organiser of the competition) is pictured holding Mr Woolley's bird while Mr Higgins' bird stands out in front


Three pheasant in any one day is pretty good shooting as the pheasant is a wily bird. These three were bagged by Mr Ossie McNeil of Makara Station, Whatatutu, This is a somewhat rare feat as it took place on the very last day of the shooting season.


Talking of rare, this female whippet is believed to be the only one in the Poverty Bay area. She is Rosiel Amber Folly (imp. Aust.), but “Folly” to her owner, Mrs Carol Nickerson, Lytton Road. At the recent Horowhenua Kennel Association Show, “Folly” took Best of Breed (3 entries), Best Hound Junior (13 entries), and Best Junior in Show (all breeds). And there were 715 dogs in the show!