Sport

Promising efforts at SISS netball

North Otago's fabulous Tongan sisters were to the fore as Waitaki Girls' High School had a creditable finish at the annual South Island secondary...

Loss to King Country a tiny wake-up call

OLD GOLDS WRAP North Otago just couldn't quite get it done in Taumarunui. A 22-18 loss to King Country was hardly cause to reach for the...

More to croquet than balls at hoops

There are dozens of sporting options these days, but have you considered croquet? The Oamaru Mail sent reporter Tyson Young – perhaps not quite in...

Triathletes on world stage

Two of Oamaru's most multi-talented sports people will join a massive collection of triathletes in Australia next week. North Otago multisport guru Adair Craik and...

Oamaru Intermediate Otago champs

It has been a heck of a year for the Oamaru Intermediate School year 7 A netball team, which stunned onlookers by winning the...

Marksmen shooting for success

There are some shooting stars at St Kevin's College. The school has a bunch of trap shooters who have cleaned up the competition in Otago...

‘Koro’ brings wealth of experience

Taina Tamou is a new face in the North Otago rugby squad but he is no rookie. The widely travelled midfield back tells Hayden...

Webster pumped for major refereeing debut

Plenty of North Otago people make the regular pilgrimage to Dunedin to watch rugby at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Few get as close to the game...

Calm Old Golds clinch nailbiter

OLD GOLDS WRAP Two tough games to start the season – and you cannot ask much more than winning them both. North Otago had to fight...

Kohinga invited to U18 wahine camp

Another North Otago player has had a taste of a high-performance Maori rugby environment. Shania Kohinga was invited to the Te Wai Pounamu under-18 wahine...

Pirata prevails in final thriller

It's always nice when a final throws up an absolute thriller to bring the curtain down on a season. That was certainly the case at...

Old Golds off to the best of starts

OLD GOLDS WRAP A strong second-half fightback catapulted North Otago ahead of Buller to give it the perfect start to this year's Heartland Championship with...

Oamaru’s netball talent to be put to the test

It is time for Oamaru schools to see where their netball teams rank. The annual South Island secondary schools tournament starts in Dunedin on Monday,...

Tough senior final ahead

The Waitaki Girls' High School First XI and Pirata Blue outlasted the rest, and will now clash in the North Otago senior mixed hockey...

Side takes strength and experience into championship

That sound you hear is the buzz of another Heartland Championship season. North Otago begins its bid for Meads Cup glory with a home...
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