Sports

Injury leads to new passion

After recovering from an injury which left her in a knee brace for two months, 13-year-old Abi Gibson has successfully swapped her swimming togs...

Squash club of the year

Pirates Squash Club members (from left) Amy Coleman, new member liaison Stacey Hitchcox, secretary Matt Morton, president Gareth van Coller, vice-president Phil Watts and...

Police programme about ‘breaking down barriers’

A fitness programme aimed at building relationships with police has had a positive effect on children's behaviour. The Rangatahi Fitness Leadership Programme had its final session...

Enjoying life on and rugby paddock

Hard yakka on the rugby paddock translates well to the hard yakka on the farm paddock. Reporter Alice Scottcaught up with incoming Mitre 10...

St Clair pair to attend course for lifeguards

Two Dunedin lifeguards have been selected for National Lifeguard School, the highest surf life-saving course in New Zealand. Mikayla Garforth and Jackson Aluesi, of St...

Masters Games entries rolling on

Athletes from near and far are taking advantage of the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games early bird prices. The reduced early bird entry...

Lofty plans for expedition scholarship winner

A University of Otago student will spend the summer tramping from peak to peak. Luca Karjalainen (24) won the Simon Bell Memorial Expedition Scholarship from...

Vacancy after Dunedin Marathon director quits

Thousands of people may take part in the Dunedin Marathon, but the organising committee will be looking for someone new to run it. Dunedin Marathon...

Young wrestlers claim medals at national champs

Taieri wrestlers pinned down their competition to claim medals at the national championships. Eleven members of the Taieri Taniwhas Amateur Wrestling Club competed in the...

Handballers ‘stoked’ to make teams

Three Otago handball players are among New Zealand's best after being named in an All Stars team. Emily Kerr-Bell, Sophie Strathern and Lachlan Colquhoun were...
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