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North Otago tennis champs crowned

Nicky Wallace and Robin Jamieson were crowned North Otago tennis champions over the weekend. It had been seven years since Wallace last won the women's...

Podium for Oamaru pair

Two Oamaru mountain bikers had podium finishes at the Motatapu men's mountain bike race last weekend. Taz Selfe and Sullivan Martin finished the 47km race...

Clubs happy to share Smith trophy

Albion and Glenavy's senior cricket teams believe the late Marshall Smith wanted the trophy named after him to be shared this year. Smith, who was...

Valley secures last semi spot

Contenders for tomorrow's Borton Cup semifinals have been found. Heading into the last round of the regular competition on Saturday, St Kevin's College, Waitaki Boys'...

Oamaru swimmers ready to tackle best

Eighteen members of the Oamaru Swim Club are gearing up for the pinnacle event of the year. The Makos division of the New Zealand Junior...

Alps 2 Ocean Ultra organiser satisfied

The Alps 2 Ocean Ultra marathon was a dream that quickly became a reality for organiser Michael Sandri. For each of the past three years,...

New Zealand Rugby Union ‘short-sighted’

The New Zealand Rugby Union's decision to reject an application for North Otago to field a team in the Farah Palmer Cup is "short-sighted",...

Battle on for last semifinal spot

North Otago Cricket officials might have to dig out the rule books after tomorrow's Borton Cup games. Three teams - Waitaki Boys' High School, Valley...

Good numbers at multisport events

Conditions were perfect for Sunday's Oamaru Triathlon and Duathlon and South Island Secondary School Triathlon and Duathlon Championships, event organiser Adair Craik says. More than...

Gravel cycling gains traction

North Otago is perfectly positioned to capitalise on the rise of gravel road cycling worldwide, Terry Hannan says. The White Rocks Gravel Adventure race organiser...

A (northern) winter of content for Waitaki Wahine pair

It has been a long winter for Lini Kaufana and Emma Leonard. After the end of last year's New Zealand rugby season, the two Waitaki...

Big weekend for Oamaru rowers

Mark Taylor did not celebrate his 21st birthday in typical fashion - but he would not have had it any other way. The Oamaru rower...

Coach driven by desire for high performance

This year's Waitaki Boys' High School First XV may not be its oldest, but with Jamie Rhodes involved, it may be the school's strongest. The...

Shooter aiming for Olympics

Trapshooter Mikayla Bryant is gunning for the top. The 16-year-old Waitaki Girls' High School pupil has the 2024 Paris Olympic Games firmly in her sights. Few...

Region punches above weight

North Otago continues to punch above its weight in tennis talent. Representative players pushed their opponents all the way at the Southern open teams event...
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