Sports

Age jump no problem

By PHILIP CHANDLER Despite having just left the under-16 ranks, Queenstown golfer Sumin Kang blitzed the South Island U19 girls’ field in Christchurch last week. The...

‘Felt like comeback’

By CASS MARRETT Queenstown showjumper Lucy Olphert and her horse, Beaudie, have taken out the 2021-’22 Matthews Hannoverians 7yo series, a national competition for seven-year-old...

Chris bossed it

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown runner says the ‘‘electric energy’’ from the crowd helped him complete the famous Boston Marathon in the United States last...

Two resort skaters on a roll

By LUCY WORMALD History was made last weekend when Invercargill held its first-ever roller derby tournament. Skaters from across the South Island rolled into the city...

Pluck of the Irish

By PHILIP CHANDLER Irish eyes were smiling at Arrowtown’s Jack Reid Park recently as Gaelic sports took over a field more used to witnessing rugby...

Racing ahead

By CASS MARRETT A Queenstown  enduro driver’s ended an exceptional season, placing second overall in the South Island Enduro Series, and being named overall winner at...

Oliver’s tracking well

By LUCY WORMALD Queenstown's Oliver Watson-Palmer will compete for New Zealand at UCI Track Cycling Junior World Championships in Tel Aviv this August. The 18-year-old is...

Big kayak mission for charity

By LUCY WORMALD Twenty-year-old Brooke Hart’s taking on Lake Whakatipu with nothing but a kayak this weekend, paddling almost 80km from Kinloch to Kingston while...

Runner chasing ‘holy grail’

By PHILIP CHANDLER For his 24th marathon, a Queenstowner’s this month competing in the ‘holy grail’ of marathons — and also chasing his fastest time. Chris...

Record score clinches Classic

By PHILIP CHANDLER Tauranga pro Josh Geary’s pictured with the Sir Bob Charles Trophy after snaring the inaugural two-day Millbrook Classic at Arrowtown’s Millbrook Resort...

Rowers excell

By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu High’s never been known as a pre-eminent rowing school, but that all changed on the waters of Twizel’s Lake Ruataniwha last...

Aerial combat

By PHILIP CHANDLER The Eagles’ Josh Shanahan, left, contests the ball with the Bombers’ David Beattie in an Aussie Rules game played at the Queenstown...
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