Geoff Hunt

2020 Peak to Peak plug pulled

By GUY WILLIAMS Covid's kiboshed the Peak to Peak. The multisport race’s organisers have cancelled it with ‘‘great regret’’ as a result of the government’s announcement on Monday that Covid alert levels would remain unchanged for another week, media manager Margo Berryman says. Originally...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A bit like the winter multisport race itself, entries are coming in fast and furious for this September's Peak to Peak. Earlybird entries for the long-time Queenstown event - in which competitors can ski or board, cycle, kayak,...

Boat sale dispute

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown council's plan to sell or dispose of a former America's Cup trial yacht could hit choppy waters. Moored in Queenstown Bay, NZL 14 - built for New Zealand's 1992 America's Cup challenge - has been declared abandoned...

NZL 14 to set sail again

An Aucklander's bought a former America's Cup trial yacht languishing in Queenstown Bay as a training boat for disadvantaged youth. NZL 14 has been moored permanently off the Queenstown Gardens for the past seven years. Built for New Zealand's 1992 America's...
Queenstowners are gearing up for tomorrow's Peak to Peak endurance race. Competitors in Saturday's 44km race will ski or snowboard, mountain bike, kayak, run and road bike from the Remarkables skifield to Coronet Peak via Lake Wakatipu. Local multisport athlete Paul...
Queenstown Bike Festival has been mothballed at the eleventh hour for 2017. Owner Geoff Hunt says he's been in negotiations since Christmas to sell the festival to a local group but the sale fell through last month. It means all festival...
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