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  • Failing heart stops rugby career

    By Phillip Rollo • July 31

    Trael Joass can’t feel his heart beating. Severe cramp fills his chest. He undoes his headgear and drops to the ground. He tries to breathe slowly. He rubs a pulse…

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    Wanderers second-five Trael Joass will be sidelined from all sport indefinitely until he can have his heart operated on. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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    Proud families watch our heroes

    By Phillip Rollo • July 30

    It’s been an exciting few days at the Commonwealth Games for Nelson’s top sporting stars – and equally so for their families.
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    Librarian wins national award

    By Simon Bloomberg • July 31

    After 20 years of excellent service as Waimea Intermediate School librarian, Annette McKitrick was long overdue for some recognition.
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    By Phillip Rollo • July 31

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    Hope contractor wins young achiever award

    By Simon Bloomberg • July 31

    Hope’s  Ollie Biggs, who won the Humes Young Achiever Award at the Nelson Marlborough Contractors Federation annual awards held at the Rutherford Hotel in Nelson on Saturday night, says the…

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    Wanderers second-five Trael Joass will be sidelined from all sport indefinitely until he can have his heart operated on. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

    Failing heart stops rugby career

    Trael Joass can’t feel his heart beating. Severe cramp fills his chest. He undoes his headgear and drops to the ground. He tries to breathe slowly. He rubs a pulse…

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