Sports

Golfer runs hot in Fiji

Arrowtown golf pro Ben Campbell believes his next win's around the corner after blowing a four-shot lead in Fiji last week. The 26-year-old had a...

Run making strides

Queenstown Gardens echoes every Saturday to the sound of joggers running a new five-kilometre event. Parkrun is a free, non-competitive, timed event which started in...

Josh seeks tennis advantage

Teenager Josh McDermott is the latest promising Queenstown Tennis Club player to win a college tennis scholarship in the United States. The 19-year-old flies off...

Kathryn’s breathless adventure

She's won medals and set records around the world, and now Kathryn Nevatt is preparing to compete at home. The Queenstown freediving world champ...

Battle of the Basin

Mia Bulling-Eady wants to be just like her mum. And with her shooting prowess, the talented 11-year-old netballer appears to be on the right track. Mia,...

Hadlow going pro

Queenstown Commonwealth Games boxer Richie Hadlow is turning pro. The four-time New Zealand light welterweight champion says he's got nothing left to prove as an...

Race’s quarter-century

Entries are open for the 25th edition of the South Island's biggest winter multisport event. Torpedo7 Peak to Peak, in which competitors ski/board, bike, paddle...

Partners paddling in world champs

Two experienced Queens-town paddlers are competing in the world waka ama sprint championships in Tahiti over the next two weeks. Frances Piacun, 68, and her...

Queenstown’s favourite hooligan

He's introduced Queenstown to pro wrestling and is now on the eve of the biggest show of his life. Marc 'Hooligan Marcus Kool' Perry...

Turner’s take on golfing great

Former Kiwi golf pro, Arrowtowner Greg Turner, owes much to recently-deceased Aussie golfing legend Peter Thomson. Twenty years ago, as non-playing captain of the International...

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...
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