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The Wagaitear



The Wagaitear


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Wagait Beach (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Cox Peninsula (N.T.) -- Periodicals

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Jack Ellis

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Wagait Beach


v. 7 no. 4

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Jack Ellis



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The Wagaitear, April 2009 9 Josh works on seeing theres not nothing to do Personalised attention to all your insurance needs. Call Cameron Blackadder or Janene Blakeney 8983 3100 Fax: 8983 4163 Blackadder Kelton GENERAL INSURANCE BROKERS AFS LIC NO 246627 Coolalinga Unit 16 Coolalinga Shopping Village Stuart Highway, Coolalinga Wagait Shire Council recreation officer Josh Chaplin is packing them into a wide range activities for the local children. In a report to last months council meeting, Josh listed 19 separate programs in the previous four weeks ranging from touch footy to fi lm nights with up to 29 youngsters attending. And although last Sundays beach footy turned into something entire ly different after the tide ate most of the footy fi eld, people were still out and about. Josh is planning another of his toad-busting nights on Friday April 3. The February bust bagged more than 200 cane toads. Details are on the shop noticeboard with the toad hunters asked to be at the supermarket and ready to go about 7.30 pm. Josh explains the rules for one of his sports activities Not the greatest day for fi shing but the comp winner is Jordan Speechley is the Wagait Beach Fishing Clubs March champion after big tides and windy, choppy conditions nobbled the clubs gun fi shos. Jordans fi sh, just over 30 cm and only just bigger than some of the live bait used on good days, was the only one weighed in. But it won her the overall award as well as the best female and best junior not a bad effort for one of the smallest anglers in the club. (picture left) Weighmaster Donna Harry looks a little stunned as Jordans mum Shelley measures the prize-winning fi sh.