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Adam runs own 100-miler after Northburn cancelled

By PHILIP CHANDLER After Cromwell’s Northburn 100-miler (161km) race, which Adam Carlson had been yearning to run for the first time was cancelled last weekend...

That’s the spirit, Grace

By PHILIP CHANDLER Glenorchy showjumping rider Grace Percy should be forever grateful she managed to fit in her finest sporting moment just before the Covid-19 pandemic...

Sweating Motatapu

By HUGH COLLINS Nearly 4000 athletes are set to charge through the hills between Wanaka and Arrowtown this weekend during the 16th Macpac Motatapu. The Motatapu's...

Sir Bob: ‘Bring Women’s Open to Queenstown’

By NEVILLE IDOUR New Zealand golfing legend Sir Bob Charles wants to see the NZ Women's Open on Wakatipu's greens. Charles tells Mountain Scene while the...

Remembering ‘Mr Millbrook’

By PHILIP CHANDLER The driving force behind Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort was recognised during the recent New Zealand Open prizegiving at the golf course's 18th hole. The...

A right rumble in the ring

By HUGH COLLINS Queenstown's premier pro wrestling event's back. WrestleFest, Southern Pro Wrestling NZ's sixth event, will hit the ring this weekend with six matches set to...

Australians flocking to our hills

The Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon continues to be a major drawcard, with more than 600 entrants ready to hit the trails tomorrow. Organised by Ben...

Local golfer flying high

Queenstown pro golfer James Anstiss is flying high after jetting in from the United States, having qualified for the Latino America Mexico PGA Tour...

TV wrestling to grip viewers

Queenstown's next pro wrestling show will be filmed for TV as the 'sport' increasingly gains a hold on New Zealand. TVNZ Duke will film the...

Triple track b’day treat

If you thought knocking off Fiordland's three Great Walks within 24 hours was impossible, you've reckoned without slimly-built Queenstown runner, Hywel Dinnick. After a huge amount...

Evergreen Brown to the fore

A New Zealand golf pro pocketed a cool $10,000 last weekend after winning the 2020 Hills Invitation Golf ProAm, played at The Hills in...

Run, mullet, run

A Queenstown ultrarunner last month equalled the record for what's touted as the world's longest 24-hour race. Adam Keen completed a mind-blowing 17 summits of...
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