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Map man sets course for more wins

How do you win six adventure racing world titles? Navigator extraordinaire Chris Forne explains his success to Paul Taylor Save precious seconds and the hours will take care of...

One-two for resort boxers

Queenstown once again sports two national boxing champions. At the nationals in Rotorua last week, Richie Hadlow won the light welterweight title for a staggering...

Teacher makes return after marathon recovery

A Queenstown teacher told by doctors he would never run again is now training for the resort's marathon. Three years ago, the Shotover Primary School...

Euro run hard to stomach

Talk about a game of two halves. That was Arrowtown ultra-runner Bernard Robinson's experience during the gruelling 170 kilometre-long Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc in...

Japan’s yen for Ben

In a career-defining move, Queenstown tennis pro Ben McLachlan has been chosen to play Davis Cup – for Japan. Though a New Zealander, the 25-year-old...

Ice arena swiped for credit card advert

Credit card giant Visa has filmed a TV advert in Queenstown for next year's PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Athletes including American ice hockey silver medallist Hilary Knight...

Strong field for run

Saturday's third running of a trail race at Queenstown's Jack's Point – currently facing an uncertain future – has attracted its strongest field. The trail...

Wakatipu golf aces take on world

Two pint-sized aces of Queenstown's golf scene have returned from the United States with tales of tournaments, new friends and, of course, Disneyland. Earlier this...

Peak to peak, sans paddle

A Queenstowner had to be helped from Lake Wakatipu last Saturday because he couldn't feel his feet after a 5km swim in the ice-cold...

Bracing for big city backlash

Stampede are pushing the reset button ahead of the New Zealand Ice Hockey League finals. The Queenstowners take on West Auckland Admirals away this Saturday...

Athletes heading from Peak to Peak

Queenstowners are gearing up for tomorrow's Peak to Peak endurance race. Competitors in Saturday's 44km race will ski or snowboard, mountain bike, kayak, run and...

Membership chip in for $600,000 reno

Queenstown Golf Club members are chipping in for a half-million dollar clubhouse renovation project at their picturesque Kelvin Heights course. The project will increase the...
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