The Southland Otago Axemen Competition chops its way into Otautau on 29 December. The competition features teams from Australia, Wales and Canada. Events include axe throwing, chainsaw and hardsaw competition and jigger board. Jason Wynyard, 7-time world champion will be here too. It all starts at 10am behind the Railway Hotel. There'll be food during the day and a $10/plate BBQ at tea time. The day is organised by the Otautau Sports & Social Club. The competition then heads for Riverton and Tuatapere. For more info: http://axemen.co.nz/Southland_Otago_Axemans_Centre/southland_otago_axemans_centre.html
Now what's a jigger board?