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By PHILIP CHANDLER Attempting her first half ironman just over two years ago, Queenstowner Fiona Gallagher crashed her bike and broke her collarbone. Undeterred, late last month the 27-year-old convincingly won her age group and was fourth-fastest female amateur in her...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown mountain runner’s determination to both train hard and fundraise furiously ahead of Cromwell’s Northburn ultrarun has paid off. Through a Givealittle page, support from friends, family and his employer, Queenstown Country Club, and even a cake...
By GUY WILLIAMS Sarah and Tim Schubert are going for a long, long walk this weekend. The Arrow Junction couple are taking part in the Oxfam 100km Trail Walk in New Plymouth starting today. Sarah says she did a 50km walk in...
By PHILIP CHANDLER If you’re in need of a laugh after the year we’ve just had, best head to the Queenstown Gardens this weekend. Running with eight performances between tonight and Sunday afternoon, Remarkable Theatre’s 12th annual Gardens show, The Bright...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH There's been no training, there’s not an official coach, and half the side are ring-ins, but the Lakeside Rugby Club’s still in it to win it this weekend in its first game in about seven years. Club secretary...
By GUY WILLIAMS Don't wait and hope. That was the message from Tourism NZ boss Stephen England-Hall to Industry operators at a roadshow event in Queenstown on Wednesday. England-Hall told a packed room at the Heritage Hotel ‘‘there’s no bag of money...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH A resort video production company’s given itself one hell of a challenge next month, which will hopefully raise at least $3500 for the Wakatipu Community Foundation’s Greatest Needs Fund. Shotover Media’s aiming to shoot 36 promo videos, for 36...
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