Sports

Making tracks in your time

By PHILIP CHANDLER It's said in life you should run your own race — now, thanks to a world-first Queenstown start-up, you literally can. Queenstown entrepreneur...

Open day goes swimmingly

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown's Southern Lakes Swimming Club broke the record for its biggest open day last Saturday. Celebrating its fifth open day, about 50 swimmers...

More uphill thrills

By PHILIP CHANDLER A year out from its 50th anniversary, Queenstown’s Coronet Peak Hill Climb’s attracted a strong field of 53 entries for this Saturday’s...

Golfers drive cancer funding

By PHILIP CHANDLER Local golfers are being challenged to play 72 holes on one day to raise vital funds for the Cancer Society. A test of...

“Epic” mountain runs fill up

By GUY WILLIAMS Calling all ‘‘diehard bad-ass mountain runners with a masochistic streak’’. That’s the personality type Wānaka trail runner and fundraising whiz Mal Law reckons...

In the swim of things

By PHILIP CHANDLER Who says there’s no sport in Queenstown this Saturday morning now the marathon’s been postponed? Southern Lakes Swimming Club’s taken the plunge by...

Major golf upgrades to tee off at Millbrook

By NEVILLE IDOUR Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort’s putting its foot down to finish an array of upgrades and improvements by year-end. Coming in with a price tag close...

Gaelic footy for kicks

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown's Gaelic football social league is up and running for another summer. Organiser Claire Murphy says about 40 people showed up for a...

Darts on target

By CASS MARRETT One man’s on a mission to grow darts as a competitive sport in Queenstown-Lakes and Central Otago. Darryn Van der Velden’s hosting a...

Novice paddlers’ great win

By CASS MARRETT Four Whakatipu waka ama crews are making waves at a regional level. At the second annual Labour Weekend regatta in Te Anau, all...

On the pain train

Share the Road & Macaulay Ford’s Matt Zenovich, of Invercargill, makes his way along Kingston Road in the fourth stage of the 2021 Tour...

Reuben’s well-deserved rest

By GUY WILLIAMS Rising road cycling star Reuben Thompson won’t be repeating his Remarkables access road heroics on the Tour of Southland this year. The 20-year-old...
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