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Full Computer and IT equipment
sales and servicing
Wired and Wireless networking
Business backup solutions
Specialists in family computing
- call us about ways of keeping
your kids safe on-line
Providing cost effective and
professional computer and IT services
to South Otago since 2006
26A Clyde St, Balclutha
(behind Postie Plus)
Cost effective and
Since 2006 JG Computers has provided
computer sales and servicing to homes and
businesses throughout South Otago.
From the very start the owners
of JG Computers, Jane and
Glenn Hutton, have been
focussed on providing cost
effective and professional services
to all their customers.
These range from people trying to
get their Ipod on-line through to
some of the largest businesses in
the district needing support for
A major part of the business is
working with customers to keep
their families and staff safe on the
internet and their computers free
Having a young family themselves
means Glenn and Jane are aware
that families need plain English
advice with computing needs.
They see it as an important part of
their business to provide these
services at affordable prices to the
South Otago public.
In 2009 Jane and Glenn became a
founding shareholders in the
successful South Otago
technology company Rivernet Ltd.
JG Computers and Rivernet Ltd
work closely together to supply
wired and wireless computer
networking and Internet services
throughout the area.
Call Glenn at JG Computers for a
plain English conversation about
your computer requirements on
Friday Fives is fine
Lots of sporting opportunities out there
The most positive aspect of this event was
seeing young people from all over the area
socialising, having fun, with sport being the
hundred and fifty
people can't be
night sport is a goer.
the Clutha District
Youth Council on
their organisation of
the Friday Night
The concept of social sport on a
Friday night looks set to be a
regular occurrence in some
form or another.
The options for social sport are
Friday Night Fives saw 13
primary and 16 open teams try
three different sports in a four-
hour time slot.
The sports were derivations of
traditional codes so netball
became 'fast five'. touch became
'viperball' and football became
It was great to see the whole
district represented with teams
form Lawrence, Milton,
Kaitangata, Catlins and
In fact, Tapanui had six teams
travel over an hour to compete.
The most positive aspect of this
event was seeing young people
from all over the area
socialising, having fun, with
sport being the catalyst.
I think it's fair to say that the
fitness boom in our district
continues because there seems
to be new options being offered
up every week.
Nick Mohe has started up a Thai
kickboxing class at the old
South Otago High School gym
It is just one of many
martial arts classes
happening in Clutha.
By early next week I
hope to have the events
calendar and the
Brochure on websites
and in information centres
throughout the district.
Tiny Carruthers is the
regional sports co-ordinator
for the Clutha district. He can
be contacted on: 418 3046 or
Top team action
Reach up: Kai All Stars player Kace Shaw, left, takes a shot at goal while Blue Mountain College's Amy Tomsett,
centre, and Taylah Dawson-Tait defend in the Friday Night Fives sports tournament.
The teams of five competed in netball, futsal and viperball. There were 16 teams in the year 9-adults section,
and 12 teams in the year 7/8s section. About $500 was raised for Operation Owen. Top team in the year
9-adults section was the team from The Catlins.
Top business was Southern Physio Services from Dunedin and top school went to Blue Mountain College
which, with six teams, had the most teams entered of all the schools in the district.
In the junior division the top team went to one of the sides from Blue Mountain College, and top school went
to Rosebank School.
Photo: LAURA ROOZENDAAL
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