Sport

Sparks call-up an exciting opportunity

It's been a big week for Molly Loe. One day she was playing for the New Zealand development side, and the next she was receiving...

Following in sister’s Steel footsteps

There's something in the water at the Fifita household. Former North Otago netballer Losa Fifita (17) has been named as a Southern Steel training partner...

Pupils’ interest in volleyball soaring

Volleyball is experiencing a spike at St Kevin’s College. Kayla Hodge finds out how the sport started booming through the efforts of a group...

Otago riders on pace in mountain biking

North Otago riders carved up at the Aoraki secondary schools mountain bike championships on Saturday. The championships at Herbert Forest featured enduro downhill and a...

Kearney privileged to hold high post

Clare Kearney may not be a "natural-born climber" but she has made her way to the top. Kearney is the new president of the New...

Emery fronting up from the back

Levi Emery is leading from the back. The North Otago fullback has been a standout player in the first three games of the season, scoring...

Chance to see what the racket’s all about

The summer tennis season is fast approaching, and North Otago Tennis is serving up an ace opportunity for people to get involved. Next Saturday, North...

Three sections added to White Rocks Gravel Adventure

The White Rocks Gravel Adventure is back and better than ever. The 2019 inaugural event attracted 107 cyclists who lapped up the 50km course through...

Four guys, two teams, three trophies: top year

Juggling six training sessions, trips away and two games a week is not easy for any athlete. Winning three trophies does make it worth it,...

Unbeaten St Taki claims U18 title

St Taki has capped off an unbeaten season by winning the South Canterbury under-18 final. The combined St Kevin's College and Waitaki Girls' High School...

Excited to host champs

Hosting the Aoraki secondary schools mountain-biking championships again this year is "quite a feather in the cap" for Mountain Biking North Otago, president Marcus...

Old Golds rue second-half errors

It's the one that got away from North Otago. The Old Golds fell 25-17 to Horowhenua-Kapiti in Levin last Saturday, in a game coach Jason...

Pair selected for Highlanders camp

Two talented up-and-coming Waitaki rugby players have been given an opportunity to take their game to the next level. Waitaki Boys' High School No 8...

Lower Waitaki wins Ryder Cup

Five years of heartbreak has come to an end for the Lower Waitaki Golf Club. Lower Waitaki won back the Ryder Cup for the first...

Meadowbank club with rich history

Learning where you have come from helps you to roll forward. Next Friday, Meadowbank Bowling Club past and present members will do just that, as...
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