Sport

Young athlete’s promise recognised

The biggest sporting challenge Zaria Kira is facing is . . . which one? The St Kevin's College year 10 pupil spent the last weekend...

One of cricket’s best had strong Oamaru links

Famed New Zealand cricketer John Reid is being remembered as one of the world's best all-rounders following news of his death at age 92. As...

Union looking like team to beat

The cricket season is upon us, and seven teams begin their chase for the Borton Cup tomorrow. Gus Patterson talks to the coaches and...

Hectic schedule for multisport athletes

Oamaru Multisport Club events have never been so important. In the coming months, the club is hosting duathlons, fun runs, swimming sessions and strength and...

Good hit-out for U19 women’s team

The cricket season has barely begun and the North Otago under-19 women's team is already preparing for its biggest tournament of the season. The North...

Waitaki riders to the fore

Oamaru riders put on a mountain biking masterclass at this year's Naseby 12 Hour Challenge. The North Otago town was well-represented at the annual mountain...

Funaki leading by example

He is the 80-minute man. Emerging as one of North Otago's key players this season, prop Kelepi Funaki (23) played almost all of the available...

Oamaru impresses in pre-season

It is that time of year again. The cricket season is under way in North Otago, with a round of friendly twenty20 games tomorrow before...

Anyone for tennis? Hopefully, yes

An ace opportunity for tennis enthusiasts to pick up a racket and hit the court is coming to Oamaru this weekend. Love Tennis is a...

Improvement over season feature

North Otago's final game summed up the season. An inexperienced but brave Old Golds side lost to South Canterbury 37-29 in Timaru on Saturday. While it...

Victorious team sings on the way home

Waitaki Boys' High School's top basketball team won when it counted most. Facing Otago Boys' High School in the final of the Otago secondary schools...

‘Massive’ week for young side

This year has been all about development for the North Otago rugby team. And there would be no better way to show how far the...

WBHS dominates in Dunedin

If there were any doubts about Waitaki Boys' High School joining the Dunedin secondary schools badminton league at the start of the season, they've...

Room for more in summer basketball league

The Waitaki Community Recreation Centre is opening up the court to new teams in the summer league basketball competition. Centre manager Diane Talanoa said seven...

Netballers earn Valley more glory

Valley Karaka pulled off a fourth quarter fightback to beat Maheno Green 31-29 in a thrilling North Otago premier netball final on Saturday. Down by...
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