Sports

Banned weightlifter in resort

Queenstown weightlifters who attend a seminar held by a banned Olympian may face a two-year ban themselves from the sport. But the gym owner bringing...

Bale bails

A top New Zealand tennis coach has become another casualty of Queenstown's "crazy" cost of housing. Lan Bale – best known for originally coaching the...

Cancer sufferer’s marathon

A Queenstown-raised woman who's battled devastating cervical cancer is running tomorrow's Honolulu Marathon, in Hawaii, to support others who've undertaken her journey. Auckland-based Vivian-Lee Rewi,...

Thriller hangs up its gloves

Queenstown's charity boxing event Thriller has been axed in the wake of the death of a Christchurch boxer. Founder and co-organiser Simon Green says "hand...

Spar treatment for boxers

Aspiring boxers ended a gruelling eight-week boot camp by squaring off against their training partners in a series of exhibition bouts last Friday. The Contender...

Gunning for 100th

An Arrowtown pro golfer who announced himself at last year's New Zealand Open can't wait for the 100th edition of the event. This Tuesday, organisers...

Ironman’s hometown push

An Arrowtown triathlete's stunned at finishing 15th out of almost 2400 runners in last weekend's Queenstown International Marathon. Adam Wilson was the fastest local runner...

Hadlow on Parker undercard

A Queenstown boxer makes his long-awaited professional debut in an undercard bout ahead of Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker's next fight. Richie Hadlow, 31, takes on...

Out to make an open water splash

Anyone keen for a lake swim is invited to Queenstown's Southern Lakes Swimming Club's season-launching open day today by the Frankton Marina scout den. Committee...

Thousands enjoy sun-filled marathon day

More than 11,000 runners pounded the streets of Queenstown across four marathon events today as the sun beat down on the resort. The event, which...

Council boss run off his feet

He might run the council, but he also runs a good race. Queenstown council CEO Mike Theelen, who's closing on 50 half marathons, runs yet...

Growing from a solid base

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters from across the South Island will get to grips with each other at a major tournament in Queenstown today. More than 150...
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