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Maadi Cup magnificence

By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu High punched above its weight at the Maadi Cup secondary schools’ rowing regatta at Lake Karapiro in the North Island last week. Out of a record field of 2623 rowers from 122 schools, Wakatipu picked up one...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH As far as international competition debuts go, Queenstown’s Cool Wakushima’s is hard to beat. The 18-year-old snowboarder, who left Wakatipu High School last year, is in her first competition season overseas, and over the weekend picked up a...

Sevens’ heaven

By PHILIP CHANDLER A 16-year-old Arrowtown rugby sevens player’s mixing it with stars like Portia Woodman in Tauranga this week. Olive Watherston, who’s just finished Year 11 at Wakatipu High, is one of four high school students amongst 52 players involved...
By PHILIP CHANDLER ONE of Australia’s foremost gymnasts who found fame 15 years ago now lives in Queenstown. Monette Russo — who now sports the married name of Davis — was the first Australian gymnast to win an individual world championship...
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