New Plymouth

By MATTHEW MCKEW So, you finish your album and it’s just a little short, what do you do? Maybe chuck on that sentimental ditty you wrote more for therapy than release, yeah, she’ll be right. Nearly a million hits later on Spotify...
By GUY WILLIAMS Sarah and Tim Schubert are going for a long, long walk this weekend. The Arrow Junction couple are taking part in the Oxfam 100km Trail Walk in New Plymouth starting today. Sarah says she did a 50km walk in...

Hills ProAm on course

By NEVILLE IDOUR For the first time the annual Hills Invitational ProAm, being played next month at Sir Michael Hill’s Arrowtown course, will be a PGA-sanctioned event. Scheduled for December 19 and 20, tournament director Craig Palmer — The Hills’ director...
By GUY WILLIAMS He was walking ‘‘like a T-Rex’’ for days after his hotel room half marathon last Saturday, but Queenstown pro mountain biker Eddie Masters is rapt about raising more than $25,000 for charity. The 31-year-old downhill racer, who took on the...
By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown pro mountain biker Eddie Masters and three fellow pros are running half marathons in their quarantine hotel rooms tomorrow in a bid to crowd-fund $15,000 for Christchurch’s Burwood Spinal Unit and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. The 31-year-old downhill...

Boycott appeal

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown restaurateur’s urging industry colleagues to boycott controversial American-owned food delivery giant, Uber Eats. The app-based company on Wednesday announced it’s launching in Queenstown, along with New Plymouth and Nelson, in early October, to extend its New Zealand...
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