Sport

Plenty of competitors for road race

Around 140 riders turned out for a 96 km road race, the Lake Dunstan Cycle Challenge, last weekend. Cromwell Summer Series Race Director Bill Godsall said the race gave locals and visitors alike the opportunity to challenge themselves with a good long...... Read More

Sadowski-Synnott wins gold

Young Wānaka snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed the gold medal at the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup held in Kreischberg, Austria over the weekend. This was the first Snowboard Big Air World Cup of the season and the first opportunity for...... Read More

Wānaka samurai karate kids win big

The newly reformed Wānaka Samurai Karate Club had a fantastic day at the West Otago MultiStyle Karate Tournament in Tapanui on Saturday. The small group brought home an impressive haul of five gold medals between three competitors. Cory Enoka, in his...... Read More

Wānaka athlete Braden Currie earns Kona qualification

Finishing third in the Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand wasn’t the win Red Bull endurance athlete and Wānaka local Braden Currie wanted, but it still gives him a qualification spot for his ultimate 2020 goal – October’s World IRONMAN...... Read More

Wānaka Bowling Club open day “very successful”

Wānaka Bowling Club opened its doors to the public last Sunday, March 8 for an open day which club members felt was “very successful.” Twenty visitors, most of whom had little or no experience of bowling, came along and, despite the rain,...... Read More

Sadowski-Synnott claims third X Games medal

We correct ourselves for publishing in edition 964 that Zoi Sadowski-Synnot won the 2020 Burton US Open when she came sixth.  Since then she has won gold in the women's slopestyle at the X Games in Norway on Monday (NZ time).  The 19-year-old...... Read More

Sadowski-Synnott gets gold again

Wānaka’s own Zoi Sadowski-Synott has made her hometown proud once more after finding huge success at the 37th Annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in slopestyle. “I can’t even explain how I’m feeling right now,”...... Read More

Modern tech for the Wānaka Bowling Club

With the promise of colder days on the horizon as we come into autumn, many bowls enthusiasts might be worried that the Wānaka season is near drawing to an end. To that, the Wānaka Bowling Club says “heated indoor stadium.” Their flash...... Read More