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Young Bulls rider takes out third
placing in motocross challenge
of Bulls, placed
third in the
By DENISE GUNN
It was third time lucky for Riley Campbell,
of Bulls, when he placed third in the nine to
11 years 65cc class at the New Zealand
Mini Motocross Championships in Reefton.
Riding his KTM65sx 2011, 11-year-old
Riley competed against 47 other riders to
take his place on the podium.
Although feeling a little nervous, anxious
and excited while competing in the class,
Riley said those feelings turned to happi-
ness after he crossed the line in third place.
It was an unbelievable feeling,'' he said.
Riley's parents, Brett and Tracy, said
they were very proud of him.
Riley got involved in motorbikes when his
father bought him a PW50.
I started off doing trail rides,'' said Riley.
This was followed by starting out in
motocross competitions as a six-year-old.
Riley now belongs to four clubs and com-
petes almost every weekend.
I belong to the Taupo Club so once a
month I travel to Taupo to race.
I have competed in 42 meetings so far,''
Although Riley doesn't have his own
track, he makes the most of club days and
dirt days, getting in practice where and
when he can.
Also at Flipps motocross track when Dad
can get time off work,'' said Riley.
Marty Field also lets me practise at his
farm -- thanks Marty.''
When practising and in the lead-up to
competitions, Riley concentrates on corner
speed, choosing the best lines and following
the advice given to him by his father.
In addition to his KTM65cc 2011, Riley
has a new KTM65sx 2012.
I like it because it's got heaps of power
and has really good brakes,'' said Riley.
The Bulls School year 6 pupil said he
enjoys everything about motocross.
Racing, meeting and making new
friends, and, of course, winning is always
When I am not racing, I love watching
the juniors and senior race,'' he said.
Riley has set his short-term goal to train
and prepare for the Woodville GP in Janu-
ary. His long-term goals include winning
his club events.
He would like to become a world cham-
pion one day.
I would like to thank my sponsors, AFC
Motorcycles, Graphic Head Quarters, Rhys
Carter Coaching, Campbell Logging, and
Mum and Dad for the many hours of hard
work it takes to keep me racing,'' Riley said.
By LAURA WALTERS
CMP Rangitikei workers have been locked out for
more than a month and their cupboards are looking
bare, but Marton's Maori Wardens are doing their
best to help the children and animals of those who
are short of dough.
The Marton Maori Wardens ran a food drive for
the CMP workers last Saturday, collecting two
trailer loads of food and goods.
The community supported the food drive by giving
canned goods, food, and toys.
Food drive organiser Mike Keefe said the wardens
were approached by the union to give the locked-out
workers a hand.
Mr Keefe said there had been feuding between
those who had signed individual contracts, and those
who were still striking.
However, he said the wardens wanted to offer help
to whoever needed it.
We do not differentiate,'' he said.
We are doing it for the sake of those children . . .
They need food regardless of who's on which side.''
Mr Keefe said pets were suffering as well as
people, and they hoped to collect some cat and dog
It was hard for families with Christmas just
around the corner, he said.
The wardens collected food and goods, by going
door to door from 9am to 6pm last Saturday.
Mr Keefe said they went to the neighbourhood
where a lot of CMP workers lived, because those
families understood what it was like.
A lot of people over there are strugglers like
If people decided to sign individual contracts, or
the situation was resolved, all the leftover food would
be be donated to the Marton food bank.
Maori Warden John Abraham said he appreciated
the work of the six wardens who gave up their day to
help families in need.
Mr Abraham said they were not sure whether they
would run another drive in the future.
It would depend on when CMP workers and the
company came to a resolution, he said.
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