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A novel challenge

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Christchurch man with a kidney disorder e-scooters into Queenstown today near the end of a 14-day, 1400km challenge. Eugene Sanders is riding from Picton to Bluff to raise awareness of kidney disease and fundraise for Kidney Health New...

Amping for The Remarks

By GUY WILLIAMS The only Queenstown rider in the Tour of Southland can’t wait for its most gut-busting climb. Newly-minted pro rider Reuben Thompson, flew into the resort on Saturday after quarantining in an Auckland hotel following his flight home from...
It has been an extraordinary year, and what better time to enter politics. In my case I decided to throw my hat into the ring due to my experiences as a kid in 1980s New Zealand during very difficult economic...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Advance NZ co-leader Jami-Lee Ross is advancing his party as a friend of the beleaguered tourism industry. In Arrowtown on September 26 to address an election meeting, Ross — whose party’s been widely condemned for spreading conspiracy theories —...
By PHILIP CHANDLER After 173 games for the Wakatipu Rugby Club, popular club captain Jeremy ‘Mushy’ Drake will hang up his boots after the Wanderers’ season finishes this Saturday. His Southland first division side, who’ve yet to win this year, play...

Workmen playing ball

By PHILIP CHANLDER Workmen on a Queenstown wastewater project will double as rugby ball boys this winter. A trench has been dug across the western end of the Recreation Ground to accommodate a pump station as part of a major council infrastructure...
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