Sport

New bike tracks labour of love

Organising Papakaio's new eight-hour mountain bike challenge has brought the local school and wider community together in a special way, event spokeswoman Rebecca Finlay...

Runs at a premium in Borton Cup competiton

Runs were hard to come by in the latest round of Borton Cup action on Saturday. Fresh off its Dick Hunt Trophy win the previous...

Oamaru man behind new league

The establishment of a national flex football league in New Zealand will be a milestone, a former Oamaru man believes. In the coming months, Oamaru...

Opportunity for a new experience

Grab your compasses, your maps and your walking shoes – it's time to explore. Next Saturday, trekkers from across the district will get the opportunity...

Smith the standout in title win

Oamaru has halted Valley's surge towards a fourth consecutive Dick Hunt trophy title. Captained by Robbie Breen, Oamaru defeated Valley by 14 runs in the...

Good results at Canterbury Championships

Another rowing season is under way and the Oamaru Rowing Club is already producing some strong results. Club coach Owen Gould said he was impressed...

Young yachtsman thrilled by regatta

Young Oamaru sailor Will Plunket (14) is still buzzing after competing in his first international regatta last month. The Bic World Championships were held in...

Rodeo strengthens bonds

There is a special bond between a mother and son. For Rhondine and Elih Long, their bond has been unbreakable from the start, and after...

US experience a bittersweet one

You can take Rebecca Dellaway out of North Otago, but you cannot take the province out of Rebecca Dellaway – well, its tennis team...

Oamaru keen to end Valley’s reign

Valley is gunning for a fourth consecutive Dick Hunt Trophy on Saturday, but will have to overcome a strong Oamaru side if it is...

Penguins playing for pride

North Otago is only playing for pride this weekend – but it intends to play hard. The local cricketers have one final Hawke Cup qualifying...

Tournament hailed a success

Job well done. That was the assessment of Peter Cameron after one of the biggest weeks in the recent history of North Otago cricket. Oamaru hosted...

Classic event whole new ball game

North Otago rugby players Sam and Glen Sturgess have a busy month ahead of them. The two brothers will compete alongside each other in this...

Stateside stint chance to realise potential

He is the son of a North Otago sporting legend, but Max de Geest is rapidly carving out his own reputation. The Junior Tall...

The shield at the top of the order

Jeremiah Shields is a big man, and he is happy to put himself in the firing line as an opener for the North Otago...
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