The Wakatipu Legend

By GUY WILLIAMS It takes a remarkable person to swim nearly 4km in chilly Lake Wakatipu, but to call Melanie Ryding remarkable is something of an understatement. Five months after having her left leg amputated, the self-employed personal trainer from Invercargill...

Taking a plunge

By PHILIP CHANDLER Organisers believe swimming races they’re organising in Queenstown will be the first to run on Lake Whakatipu. Hardy lake swimmers Lucas Fornes and Richie Lambert, with support from Southern Lakes Swimming Club, are staging The Wakatipu Legend on...
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