He was lucky.
The year before you had to make 14metres to win.
This year? Who knows. It could be you. Or your mate.
Heats start at 9am, right outside the Visitors Centre.
First prize? Same as always: RETURN TICKET TO NEW ZEALAND.
One commitment: You can't go until March and then you have to spit off in the Rural Games Olive Pip spitting competition.
Why olives? By then the New Zealanders have eaten all their cherries and they are down to their last olives.
What do you care, it's a free trip and you can make a big deal of it and take the entire family. Mickey did and three of them had a such a great time they stayed there.
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