Sports

Imagine designing a golf course when you've made your name critiquing and even slamming other courses around the world. Meet influential Planet Golf author Darius Oliver. He's in town this week designing The Hills Farm Short Course – a nine-hole, par-three course...
Queenstown's Stampede ice hockey team has earned a rest after a gutsy season-opening smashing of the Canterbury Red Devils. The team doesn't have another NZ Ice Hockey League game until June 17 – when they take on Dunedin Thunder away. Despite...
Expect Queenstown to again host full-blown international cricket from the summer after next. Queenstown's been starved of top-class play since the spectacular one-day international between New Zealand and the West Indies on New Year's Day, 2014. That's because the Events Centre...
News international cricket is set to return to Queenstown next year has been welcomed across the region. The resort has been named as one of four host cities for next year's ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. Nine games are scheduled to...
Simple, hard-nosed tactics will help Stampede win the Birgel Cup, coach Adam Blanchette says. The season kicks off tomorrow night when the Queenstown team take on Canterbury Red Devils. Blanchette is confident they can retain the NZ Ice Hockey League title...

Prems ready to atone

Returning to the winning formula of the first part of the season is the focus for the Wakatipu Premiers against Matakanui Combined this Saturday. The team is coming off an 18-20 loss at home to the Maniototo Maggots last week,...
New Zealand no.1 light welterweight, Queenstowner Richie Hadlow, boxes Australia's newly-crowned champion in Perth this Saturday. Hadlow, 29, who'll fight David Haynes in the latter's home city, will be joined in Australia by fellow Fight Science Amateur Boxing Club fighter,...
Having taken the coveted White Horse Cup off Arrowtown last weekend, the unbeaten Wakatipu Premiers rugby team couldn't have a tougher first-up challenge this Saturday. They'll face a fired-up Maniototo at Queenstown Recreation Ground. Long-time cup holders Maniototo were tipped up by...
A Google image of Queenstown was enough to sell newbie Stampede player Colin McIntosh on living here. The Canadian import planned to move "down under" but didn't know if he'd go to Aussie or New Zealand until a mutual friend...
OPINION: On Sunday, June 4 (NZ time), the city of Cardiff will host one of the most exciting football events in the world. The teams contesting the UEFA Champions League final at the National Stadium of Wales are not decided...
Expect high drama at the inaugural Queenstown WrestleFest. Southern Pro Wrestling NZ, co-founded by local pro wrestler Marc 'Hooligan Marcus Kool' Perry, is staging the six-bout show at the Queenstown Memorial Centre on July 15. Perry lost his SPW heavyweight title...
Queenstown pro golfer Ben Campbell heads to Japan next Saturday as a reward for his stellar finish at March's New Zealand Open. The former world no.6 amateur turned heads at the Open when he shot an opening-round course record 61 at Arrowtown's...
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