Sport

Rowing season declared success

It was a rowing season like no other, with the long tail of Covid continuing to cause disruptions, but the Oamaru Rowing Club still...

Executing game plan key for Kurow

Not even Saturday's downpour could stop Kurow from raining on Old Boys' parade. The men in red have been somewhat of an enigma this season,...

Chance for ‘fresh’ players to show wares

A fresh-faced North Otago side will suit up tomorrow to take on King Country. The two Heartland Championship teams will play for the new Maroon...

Youthful interest sparks increase in playing numbers

A renewed energy for football in Waitaki this season has sparked an increase in player numbers. Football Waitaki's numbers are strong this year, with 35...

Mower cutting hours off maintenance

Devoted members are making sure things are ticking over at the Lower Waitaki Golf Club. After spending the past five years chopping wood, hosting tournaments...

Tournament success for club

The Whitestone Taekwondo Club is like one big family - and a successful one at that. About 15 athletes competed at the recent New Zealand...

Darts talent on show at Glenavy

The Glenavy Hotel is serving up a special opportunity to take on two world-class darts players tonight. The South Canterbury pub is hosting Haupai Puha...

Swimmer setting example

Susan Quigley is showing the young ones how to get it done. Quigley (57) has been a stalwart of the North Otago Special Olympics swimming...

Cook Islands teens relish time in WBHS

As the North Otago Rugby Union's connection with the Cook Islands continues to grow, more players are taking up opportunities in Oamaru. This week...

Hore rapt with jubilee’s success

Michael Hore has been blown away by the response to Maheno's 125th jubilee. Nearly 370 people attended the rugby club's two functions last Friday and...

Lewis wants to provide pupils with opportunities

Netball, basketball, touch rugby, marathons, endurance racing - you name the sport, Mel Lewis has probably played it. Now she is trying her hand at...

Hockey having a renaissance

North Otago Hockey president Jared Ovens believes this year's successful season could be down to the influence of Ethan Booth. Booth, a New Zealand under-21...

Mix for shield challenge ‘exciting’

Being able to name a large and varied Ranfurly Shield squad shows North Otago Rugby's approach last year worked, coach Jason Forrest says. The union...

Players enjoy a warm welcome

As North Otago Rugby Union's connection to the Cook Islands continues to grow, more players are taking up opportunities in Oamaru. This week, Kayla...

McKay proud to be green and black

Ask Ian McKay if he's proud to be part of the Maheno Rugby Club, and the life member replies with a twinkle in his...
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