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Danseys Pass ride ‘awesome’ family fun

Extreme weather events may have caused last-minute changes to the Danseys Pass Trail Ride tracks, but organisers say they will be back to their...

Fingers crossed for multisport

Organisers of the Oamaru Duathlon and Triathlon have everything crossed for an alert level change before Sunday. The event, which also includes the South Island...

Eight crew write names in history

In the lead-up to last week's New Zealand Rowing Championships, Owen Gould promised to add the names of any Oamaru gold medal winners to...

Forks pupils ready to ride

Henry Smith has his fingers and toes crossed his master plan can be pulled off. The Five Forks School pupil has been eagerly awaiting the...

Entries up for fifth Whitehorse Big Easy

There will be some strong competition at this year's Whitehorse Big Easy, with a substantial increase in athlete numbers. Committee member Ryan Luckman said entries...

Nerves no obstacle to first NZ title

Maybe being nervous is Frankie McDiarmid-Jones' key to success. The Oamaru Swim Club member won the 200m 12-year-old girls freestyle at the National Junior Festival...

Side treating game as challenge

Today brings another challenge for North Otago - not a defence. That is the mindset of the region's Hawke Cup side as it takes on...

Pole bending competition to make debut at rodeo

Four South Island barrel racing clubs will attempt to weave their way to top honours tomorrow. The interclub pole bending competition, involving Canterbury, South Canterbury-North...

Larger clubs outperformed as 25 titles won

Twenty-five. That is how many Otago titles the North Otago Athletics club claimed at the recent Otago Senior and Children's Track and Field Championships in...

Rural Sports Awards surprise for White

Warren White is not one to seek the limelight. But the Waimate Shears president acknowledged that being named as a finalist for this year's New...

Newlyweds put in the hard yards

A successful marriage requires plenty of legwork - and Sam and Georgie Sturgess certainly put a lot in last weekend. A week after tying the...

Albion pips Glenavy for trophy

It might have taken a few goes, but the Marshall Smith Memorial Trophy has finally been played for - and won. Albion beat Glenavy by...

Stars align for challenge

The sun shone, the Covid-19 stayed away . . . just, and the stars aligned for another successful Papakaio 8-Hour Mountain Bike Challenge last...

Coast to Coast ‘total lottery’ for Webster and McKenzie

Nick Webster and Hamish McKenzie are essentially heading into the Coast To Coast blind. They have one multisport event to their name together - and...

Positive response to shorter netball season

North Otago Netball is shaking up its format this year. The centre will host grading games over a three-week period in May, and the first...
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