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Hurling returns

Irish Queenstowners go head-to-head with their Wellington brothers in a charity hurling match this Saturday. New resort team Band of Brothers, right, take on Wellington...

Thriller’s break

Queenstown's charity boxing night Thriller is going back to the chiller. The annual fight night – which sees inexperienced locals duke it out after weeks...

Weekend warrior has lift-off

A Queenstowner won her first cage fight on Friday night and claimed silver in a powerlifting comp the morning after. Mel Webster had only had...

‘How a torch changed my life’

Graeme Buxton is amazed how volunteering for an Olympic torch relay in Queenstown in 2000 changed his life. Over a beer on the Gold...

Hadlow clinches first fight

A bloodied Richie Hadlow beat Edrian Volcere, of the Seychelles, in a 4-1 split decision by the judges in the 64kg class at Oxenford...

Richie ready to rumble

Queenstown boxer Richie Hadlow couldn't be in better condition heading into the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast, his coach says. Hadlow, 30, is part...

Arrowtowner’s Pan Pacific glory

Kathryn Nevatt is Pan Pacific Pool Freediving champion after a breathtaking performance at the champs in Tokyo. National champion Nevatt, 38, won three gold medals...

Tokyo splash

National freediving champ Kathryn Nevatt plans to dominate next week's Pan Pacific Pool Freediving Championship. The Arrowtowner left for Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday for the...

Clubbing together for 25 years

It's not Queenstown's cheapest club to join but it sounds like one of the best. With Millbrook Country Club to the fore in organising two events this week to celebrate the golf resort's...

Motatapu entries jump 400-plus

Entries for today's off-road multi-sport event, Macpac Motatapu, are up more than 400 on last year. Almost 4000 athletes and weekend warriors from 25 countries...

Love on the fairway

Not only did Jordan Zunic win the NZ Open three years ago, he won the love of his life. It all started when Arrowtowner Maryanne...

Comm Games beckons for boxer Richie

A Queenstown boxer's 20-year-old dream is about to be realised. Four-time New Zealand light welterweight champion Richie Hadlow has been selected today for the Commonwealth...
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