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Nerves for Queenstown’s champion GODZone racer

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown adventure racer Chris Forne (pictured) admits to being ‘‘a bit apprehensive on the physical front’’ as he counted down to today's...

Resort’s rowdiest show back

By PHILIP CHANDLER Tickets are on sale for another round, or rather several rounds, of pro wrestling entertainment in Queenstown. Billed as the resort’s rowdiest show...

Mercury rises on Moonlight

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown's Maureen Stachowicz (pictured) fought through scorching temperatures to win the women’s marathon in 5 hours, 52 minutes and 57 seconds during...

Irish sporting spectacle

By PHILIP CHANDLER For fast-paced action, there’s no better place to be this Saturday afternoon than the Queenstown Rec Ground. Queenstown’s ‘Band of Brothers’ tackle Christchurch-based...

Going the extra mile

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown mountain runner Lewis Latham has a head for heights and a heart for fundraising, The 37-year-old’s training for his first Northburn 100...

Ultra adds spice to 10th Moonlight

By PHILIP CHANDLER An annual high country run behind Queenstown is introducing a gruelling ultra run as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this tomorrow. Shotover Moonlight...

Veteren flyer scoops nationals

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown hanggliding pilot Ian Clark has rolled back the years to win the New Zealand champs for the first time since 2011. In...

Oh so close to first Tour win

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown's James Anstiss was within cooee of a coup in Australia last weekend. Anstiss roared home in the third round of the Victorian...

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,...

True confession of 100 Miler

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner tackling one of New Zealand’s biggest ultraruns this weekend admits she doesn’t even like running. Instead, showjumping rider Lucy Olphert, who’s...

Golfer breaks 31-year drought

By PHILIP CHANDLER It took three decades, but Queenstown golfer Steve Brent finally tasted the spoils of victory at The Hills last month. The 48-year-old, whose...

Glenorchy’s dirt track woman

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...
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