Sports

Coach set to lead by example

By MATTHEW MCKEW A Queenstown fighter’s out to impress in the quarter-finals of the Turf Wars Apex Muay Thai Warrior tourney today in Auckland. Fight Science...

Riding high on Teddy

By PHILIP CHANDLER After debilitating illness, star Queenstown showjumper Olivia Robertson has got back on her horse to produce an amazing run of results. Over the...

Golfer’s field of dreams found

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown 19-year-old’s fulfilling a dream by taking up a golfing scholarship in the United States. Former Otago rep Danielle Bailey’s off to...

Dan nets NZ title

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown Tennis Club has a national title-holder in its ranks. Dan Milburn, 12, is pictured with Timaru’s Maia Liu, after they won the...

Simply superb

By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu High student Sammy Fookes is pictured running her way to sensationally capture the New Zealand secondary schools’ junior girls’ 800 metres...

Tyro pros’ challenge

By NEVILLE IDOUR Three Queenstown trainee golf pros are facing their biggest challenge of the year this weekend. The 2020 Titleist Trainee Golf Champs are being...

New lifting comp

By TRACEY ROXBURGH New Zealand’s inaugural Supertotal Weightlifting comp is finally getting off the ground in Queenstown this weekend, after being delayed numerous times due...

Golfer’s a hardy annual

By PHILIP CHANDLER Talk about consistency. Queenstown-based Skyline Enterprises and local golfer Alan Brown have been forever linked with one of the resort’s oldest sports tournaments,...

Making tracks all the time

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's soft-launched a business that times your runs or walks any time you want. Conceived during lockdown, Official Tracks is the brainwave...

T’s marathon effort for Kate

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstowner Teaukura ‘T’ Moetaua reckons if you’d told him two years ago he’d walk 10km he’d have assumed you’d been ‘‘drinking something...

Fast and furious up hill

By PHILIP CHANDLER Spectators are welcome today at one of Queenstown’s oldest but also most thrilling sporting events. The Coronet Peak Hill Climb, started in 1972...

Heads-up for adventure trip

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-founded charity’s helping local kids attend the national final of an adventure sports challenge. Having won the regional Get2Go Challenge in September,...
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