Garry’s Corner: News

2 December 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Hi Denise, I have added you to my list of followers! It is a big responsibility now having five confirmed readers, but I am privileged to have your support. I can only continue to marvel …

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25 November 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Well, I’ve been there and done that. It is an amazing country in which we live, the Southern Sounds should be visited by the four of you to appreciate the forces of nature that created …

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18 November 2021

This week on Garry’s Corner

Hi you four. Mary and I are having a change of pace, we are in Queenstown on our way to the eighth wonder of the world, Milford Sound. The wander around Queenstown was a stark …

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12 November 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

It should not be difficult to fill a couple of paragraphs for the four of you this week. Not often do the best laid plans of man and mouse collude with the dream outcome. Last …

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4 November 2021

The corner with Garry Chittick

What a week. We have a lot going on – He Puapua, Three Waters, COVID lockdown, then to brighten our life, the annual Melbourne Cup. It’s worthwhile trying to put these events into perspective. I …

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21 October 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Getting older used to be recognised as getting wiser. There is really no other plus apart from the fact we mostly are unsure about the alternative. I am not an atheist but not a believer. …

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15 October 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

I must apologise for last week’s Corner, it was edited on the basis that in this woke society my humour may have upset someone. Not having access to the edited version, I requested it be …

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7 October 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

My salute today is to the females who play such an important role in our industry. We all remember the battle Linda Jones had to legitimise female’s entitlement to ride competitively. Now I believe we …

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30 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

In my youth, long ago, I lived in South Wairarapa. Our social activities centred around rugby in the winter and we would go to one of my still favourite tracks, Tauherenikau – what a day …

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23 September 2021

The Corner With Garry Chittick

Every now and then you are allowed a little boast. Last Saturday I followed the day’s racing and as always, what a pleasure it was to see the NZ-bred horses continue to perform so credibly …

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16 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Hi you four. I thought today I might dissect the achievements of probably NZ’s greatest sire to date. You will note I said probably, not because I doubt the accolade I have given him but …

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9 September 2021

The Corner with Garry Chittick

Regretfully, last week’s Corner was lost in transmission. So at the risk of one of the two of you having read it, some of this week may appear a touch repetitive. My concern was the …

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