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The Gisborne Photo News




Dave Ahu, the Gisborne East Coast Develpoment Officer for Rugby League turned a talking session with a group of Ilminster Intermediate pupils into a competition. He asked them to use their imagination to design a poster for the Warriors. From the many colourful entries James Walker emerged the winner. James won a rugby league ball, supplied by Guy & Dunsmore, which was signed by the players of the Auckland Warriors.

The Mens Gisborne East Coast 54 Hole Stroke Play Golf Championship has been revived. The Championship was last played for in 1976. The 1995 field of 45 golfers were broken into 3 divisions based on handicap. In addition to the cups the division winners received a 14 inch Hitachi TV with remote each. The competition played on the Park Golf Course demanded a big 36 hole first day finishing with 18 holes on the Sunday.

The 1st Life Members of the Racquets Badminton Club were presented with their honors in recognition of their work for the Club & the local Association at a gathering of members & friends in the Badminton Hall, Childers Road. The ladies were founder members of the Racquets Club while "BC" is a past Club Captain and was Club President for the 4 years leading up to the Club's 25th Anniversary. All have represented the district as players.


Mark Pearse (left) Sales Manager Guy & Dunsmore Sports with James Walker & Dave Ahu.


The winner of the Economy Cars Senior Division was 17yr old GBH pupil Vashon Karaka (left) who wants to be N0 1 in the World. The Lion Red Junior Division was won by Rhys Gould (centre) with Thompson Smith winning the Harvest Wines Intermediate Division.


Del Witfield (left), Bernie Norman, Fiona Norman and Joy Hughes.