Although the competition was fierce, spirits remained high at the Peter Lyon Shearing reunion over the weekend.
The event in Alexandra saw dozens of shearers, as well as two former All Blacks celebrate the success of the longstanding shearing firm.
Clyde Play-centre has come a long way since first opening its doors to young families 50 years ago.
The group originally used to meet in the local community hall but later moved to a new building, which has seen the play-centre thrive.
Medals, personal bests and ambition are helping drive budding Alexandra athletes towards their next goal.
Several youngsters attended Otago Championships last weekend at Dunedin's Caledonian Grounds, where they achieved good placings and personal bests.
For 76 years locals have enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Mount Benger A and P Show.
The latest edition hosted many performers recently, along with livestock and produce displays.
Native wildlife will have a greater chance of survival around Clyde thanks to a group of youngsters and their DIY skills.
Children at Clyde Primary School spent last week building wooden predator traps as part of an Enviroschool activity during Education Outside the Classroom Week.
The Highlanders faced off against the Waratahs in a pre-season match in front of a crowd of four thousand at Molyneux Park in Alexandra last Friday.
But before the game, local youngsters got the chance to learn some rugby skills from their sporting heroes.
Four nations have booked their spots for March's world championship events on the final day of the inaugural world curling qualification event in Naseby.