54 days ago

Keeping it in the family: Nana and grandson win national music awards

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

A singing dynasty spanning three generations won big in the weekend when a grandmother and her grandson took away two national titles.

Sharon Russell and Josh Keating competed at the New Zealand Country Music Awards in Taupō last weekend. Russell won Veteran Country Entertainer of the Year and Keating was named Intermediate Country Entertainer of the Year.

For Russell, an accomplished singer of 30 years, seeing her grandson win was a fantastic experience. “This is an elite competition ... it was pretty special.”

Josh’s parents have also won awards – the couple took home the Senior Entertainer of the Year award along with Russell when they competed as family music trio Always at Heart in 2016.

Congratulations Sharon and Josh!

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Raspberry plants for sale - $20, $15, $10 each.

Richard from Rangiora

Raspberry plants for sale - $20, $15, $10 each.

All have been transplanted from existing Clutha, Heritage and Lewis plants.

The parent plants have been producing top quality raspberries for several years.

NOTE: A $50 spend will get you $60 worth of raspberries.

I also have some tomato plants.

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