Sports

Iri meets her idols

By PHILIP CHANDLER For 10-year-old Queenstown netballer Iri Hollebon (second left), it was one of the  highlights of her life. Selected for the ANZ Future Captains...

Remarkable ace

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown disc golfer warmed up for a tournament at the local Tucker Beach  course with an outrageous hole-in-one. Without even sighting the...

Cross-lake swim catches on

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown's second Whakatipu Legend lake swim has four new races, including a cross-the-lake event for 40 entries that’s already sold out. The original...

Reuben’s proven wheel deal

By PHILIP CHANDLER A 20-year-old Queenstown cyclist’s celebrating a breakthrough win in one of the most prestigious under-23 races in the world. Cycling for a French...

Running and fundraising for high school charities

By PHILIP CHANDLER Local businesses are being encouraged to sign up and suit up for running and fundraising challenges involving November’s Queenstown Half Marathon. The Wakatipu...

Swimmers’ huge medal haul

By MARK PRICE No one in Queenstown will be more interested in how New Zealanders do in the pool at the Tokyo Olympics than 10-year-old Emily...

Laura going for a big shot in the States

By MATTHEW MCKEW America's beckoned for an Arrowtown golfer last week as she looks to get her career back on track following the Covid interruptions. Laura Hoskin’s...

Rodeo mounting comeback

By PHILIP CHANDLER It's time to saddle up. After a 22-year absence, the Wakatipu Rodeo Club’s hoping to make a comeback. Though still incorporated, the club went...

Ben bound for Olympic Games

Queenstown's Ben McLachlan’s just been named as Japan’s no.1 doubles tennis player for the Tokyo Olympics, starting on July 23. McLachlan (left), 29, whose mother...

Young golfer in winning circle

By DANIEL ALVEY Queenstown golfer Josh Harris (above), 12, recently won the World Stars under-12 North Island champs at The Dunes Matarangi Golf Club in...

A kickboxer kicking ahead

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown kickboxer’s triumphed over a far more experienced opponent to record the ‘‘most fulfilling’’ win of his career. Fighting in Dunedin, Charlie...

Boxing’s golden girl

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown fitness instructor’s fought above her weight category to claim a South Island boxing title. Fight Science’s Jules Vassalos took out the South...
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