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Young gun shoots for big-time

A rising star of Queenstown's golf scene is getting the chance to perform on the world stage. Noah Novacek, who's nine, swept the Auckland series...

It’s a Fox hunt

Second-ranked Kiwi Ryan Fox will play next month's New Zealand Open golf tournament near Arrowtown. On the back of entries from major winner YE Yang...

Paradise pulls global guns

Some of the world's best disc golfers are coming to Paradise, near Glenorchy, for the biggest New Zealand tournament in the sport's history. The NZ...

Millbrook makes finishing touches

Two water-surrounded golf holes at Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort are expected to add drama to the finishing stage of this year's New Zealand Open. In a...

Coutts coaches colts

About 30 young sailors, mentored by five-times America's Cup winner Sir Russell Coutts, will compete in new-style O'pen Bic dinghies on Lake Wakatipu over...

Man mountain for Millbrook

Champion shot putter Tom Walsh wasn't expecting his invitation to play golf in the New Zealand Open pro-am in Queenstown in March. The Cantabrian says...

Wanaka slog looms

A host of competitive Queenstowners are preparing to bust a gut in the 2017 Red Bull Defiance. Super-fit couple Jono Hall and Natalie Jakobs, experienced...

Olivia’s Olympic dream

A Queenstown show-jumping rider's career is taking off in leaps and bounds. Olivia Robertson, who's aiming to compete for New Zealand at the 2020 Olympics, last...

Designer breathes life into course

Queenstowner Brett Thomson has played a part in luring the world's biggest women's golf tour to New Zealand. Thomson designed Auckland's new Windross Farm golf...

Runner goes to great pains

A top Queenstown runner endured excruciating pain to win a recent mountain run in Fiordland. Sarah Douglas won the women's 27km Luxmore Grunt – companion race...

Couple’s gold grab

Queenstown couple Brent and Paula Te Kawa tied the knot 20 years ago – and now spend their free time tying other people in knots. For...

Couple collar the Kepler

Despite being run off their feet running two businesses and bringing up two toddlers, a Queenstown couple are well-primed for their first ultra-run. Bridget and Aaron...
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