Racing

King Beats ready for a rave

By TRACEY ROXBURGH The only thing he needed was for the Alert Level to come to the party. King Beats organiser Brendan Mulcahy says he’s ‘‘having a nightmare’’ with the Kingston festival, planned for this Saturday, in light of the uncertainty around...

Psyched up for Longest Day

By PHILIP CHANDLER Two top Queenstown multisporters, both entering tomorrow's Coast to Coast for the fourth time, expect fierce competition in their categories. The iconic race, comprising running, cycling and kayaking legs, takes competitors 243km from the West Coast to the...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Glenorchy's Anita Sloot is putting pedal to the metal in Cromwell today as one of only two women entered in the New Zealand Saloon GP, run by Speedway NZ. The 56-year-old, who’s registered to Cromwell’s Central Motor Speedway,...

Mayor powers to the podium

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown mayor Jim Boult was among four local racing drivers who enjoyed spectacular success at the New Zealand endurance champs last weekend. Racing at Cromwell’s Highlands Motorsport Park, local Barry Moore and Dunedin co-driver Tim Mackersy won Class...

Quieter riot

Despite the name, don’t expect an unruly performance from Clap Clap Riot as they hit Queenstown tonight. Bass player Tristan Colenso says the set will be more of a chilled and groovy affair but they will still bring the energy. He met...
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