Sports

‘We’re teed-off’

Arrowtown Golf Club's in the gun for banning women from a weekly competition – a problem New Zealand Golf is this week trying to...

Teen’s happy homecoming

A homegrown 14-year-old tennis player blitzed the field at the Queenstown Lone Star Open last weekend. Anais Russell-Jove – who first picked up a racket...

Club strikes gold

Wakatipu Rowing Club hauled in an amazing five golds, two silvers and two bronzes at the South Island club champs at Lake Ruataniwha, at...

Time for coasting

Running, biking and kayaking the 243km width of the South Island mightn't sound like fun, but two Queenstowners are among many locals relishing the...

Champions teed up for launch

In a tribute to the 100th New Zealand Open, past champions will play a unique Par 3 event on the eve of the tournament. Making...

Polo’s wet weather woes

Sitting at a pub in Arrowtown a couple of weeks ago, looking up at the blue sky, Queenstown Polo boss Jonathan Gabler had to...

Grace leaps across the ditch

A Glenorchy show-jumping star has crossed the ditch to ride for a Gold Coast outfit. Grace Percy's moved to Australia to work and ride for...

NZ Open slot for last man standing

It was golfing's version of Ten Green Bottles at Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort last Sunday. Eleven Millbrook Country Club members joined a nerve-racking nine-hole shootout to decide...

Remarkable effort

Queenstown's young Remarkable Runners reached new heights at this year's South Island Colgate Games. Half of the 22 junior athletes representing their local club took...

Team grit teeth for gutbuster

Two Queenstown training buddies will make a formidable team at this weekend's gruelling but scenic Red Bull Defiance. Alex Martin, 41, and Kat Bulk, 32,...

No fanfare for Queenstown winner

A New Zealander won the ASB Classic tennis doubles in Auckland last Saturday, but going by the national media you'd hardly know. Queenstown-raised Ben McLachlan,...

Pair making a splash

Two veteran Queenstown paddlers are competing in this week's 30th annual national waka ama sprint champs in the Waikato. In a sport based on traditional...
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