Sports

Making tracks all the time

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's soft-launched a business that times your runs or walks any time you want. Conceived during lockdown, Official Tracks is the brainwave...

T’s marathon effort for Kate

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstowner Teaukura ‘T’ Moetaua reckons if you’d told him two years ago he’d walk 10km he’d have assumed you’d been ‘‘drinking something...

Fast and furious up hill

By PHILIP CHANDLER Spectators are welcome today at one of Queenstown’s oldest but also most thrilling sporting events. The Coronet Peak Hill Climb, started in 1972...

Heads-up for adventure trip

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-founded charity’s helping local kids attend the national final of an adventure sports challenge. Having won the regional Get2Go Challenge in September,...

Mighty mission

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown nurse with a pacemaker has set herself the ultimate challenge — running the 3000km length of New Zealand. Brooke Thomas, who...

Polo boss goes for double

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Despite closed borders, Queenstown Polo’s planning an ‘international exhibition’ match at its Malaghans Road facility next March. Now heading in to its third...

Clint’s big strides

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's defied cancer to notch up an impressive sporting record. Clint Williams, 34, has already endured two brain surgeries for cancerous tumours. However,...

Hills ProAm on course

By NEVILLE IDOUR For the first time the annual Hills Invitational ProAm, being played next month at Sir Michael Hill’s Arrowtown course, will be a...

Mayor powers to the podium

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown mayor Jim Boult was among four local racing drivers who enjoyed spectacular success at the New Zealand endurance champs last weekend. Racing...

Climber girls’ rocky road to national squad

By MATTHEW MCKEW Three Queenstown girls have secured places in the New Zealand Climbing development squad after stand-out performances. First-time competitor Alisa Schenk took third in...

Hockey to get Q’town home

By MATTHEW MCKEW A new dawn for hockey’s on its way with outline plans for an artificial pitch at the Queenstown Events Centre. Hockey players in...

Cancer survivor on the pace

By PHILIP CHANDLER For a local who’s had prostate cancer, the 10km race in this month’s New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Queenstown Marathon marks a...
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