Routeburn

Mountains no match for runner

Queenstown ultra-runner James Harcombe's motto could be 'climb every mountain'. In what's thought to be a first, the 54-year-old last month conquered every peak on the ridgelines surrounding the Wakatipu Basin in one stretch. He accomplished his lofty goal in 35-and-a-half...
Thousands of revellers flocked to the 57th Glenorchy Races to see jockeys put through their paces in a quirky celebration of horse racing. This year's race meeting, at the township's recreation ground on Saturday, included the 10 different races held...

Image takes out national comp

Wakatipu Tramping Club member's won a national photography award with this dramatic image of Lake Mackenzie taken while walking the Routeburn Track. Glen Howey's shot was judged overall winner of Federated Mountain Clubs' 2018 photo competition, as well as taking...
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