Sports

On a high at 65

By MARK PRICE Covid-19 concerns are likely to put paid to Central Otago-Wakatipu Cycling Club member Brett Strachan’s chances of competing against the world's best...

Disc golfer blitzes field

By PHILIP CHANDLER Local knowledge helped disc golfer Mikey Yu win the 26th Queenstown Classic Disc Golf Tournament’s overall title and men’s pro open division by...

Oarsome honour

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Wakatipu High rower who only turned 15 this year has remarkably made the South  Island under-18 team. Year 11 student Marley King-Smith...

Bruce laps up lake

By PHILIP CHANDLER A kayaker who once almost drowned in Lake Wakatipu has just paddled 206km to circumnavigate it. Queenstowner Bruce Telford, 57, arrived back at...

Noah’s double win

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown fighter last Saturday added a South Island Muay Thai belt to go with a South Island kickboxing title he won...

Netball stars inspire local kids

By PHILIP CHANDLER Young Queenstown sisters led the Southern Steel and Mainland Tactix netball teams onto court for the teams’ recent clash in Invercargill. Kyla, 10,...

Hardly pausing

By GUY WILLIAMS You'd think Queenstown’s Routeburn Classic winner Sarah Douglas would have put her feet up this weekend. But Douglas, who last Saturday’s 32km race over...

‘Postman’ delivers once more

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner recently won one of New Zealand’s most prestigious and exciting pool tournaments for the second year running. Simon ‘Postman’ Singleton pocketed...

Magnificent marathon swim

By TRACEY ROXBURGH One down, two to go. Queenstown swimmer Liana Smith completed her first of three marathon swims, dubbed the Triple Crown, by crossing the...

Holding court

By GUY WILLIAMS Otago Nuggets’ Joshua Aitcheston signs a ball for Queenstown’s Cooper Parcell, 5, during a training camp for more than 50 kids from...

Queen of the peak

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown runner Nancy Jiang last Saturday took out a title she’s coveted for five years. The 30-year-old Chinese-born Kiwi won the New Zealand...

Principled panner

By MARK PRICE New Zealand's defending gold panning champ plans to boycott Poland if he wins the title again during this weekend’s Arrowtown Autumn Festival. David...
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