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Junior Thunder takes tournament

Down 0-2 heading into the final 15 minutes, the odds looked to be against the Dunedin Junior Thunder ice hockey team. Yet the team netted...

Contest last in national tournament series

Discs will be flying at Waiora Scout Camp this weekend as Dunedin plays host to a national tournament. Dunedin Disc Golf has organised the event,...

Chance to improve for young hurdler

The New Zealand Secondary School Athletics Association Track and Field Championships will be held in Dunedin on November. In the lead up, The Star...

Fun in the sun

Enjoying a Melbourne Cup day meet at Wingatui Racecourse on Tuesday are (from left) Tess McKean (21), Bella Berry, Lily Bowman and Claudia Wharfe...

Cycle journey for charity

A heart attack last year was the "wake-up" call one New Zealander needed to change his lifestyle and mindset. Now he has just completed a...

Setting her own bar high

The New Zealand Secondary School Athletics Association track and field championships will be held in Dunedin this month. In the lead-up, The Star is...

Councillor to run marathon for charity

He may come from "a long line of prop forwards" and he used to get puffed pushing a pram, but Dunedin City councillor Aaron...

Club records fall at competitions

Otago Weightlifting has had a string of successes at national weightlifting competitions. Twenty-two lifters competed in the secondary school and senior national championships, both held...

Gold medal at world cup

Four minutes was all it took for a University of Otago student to claim gold at an international taekwondo competition. Katherine Lockton (23) won a...

‘Old heads’, new combine

"Old heads" and new players took to the court when the Dunedin men's netball team competed in the national tournament last month. The team of...

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