Sport

Bowls at its best

It was a “feast of bowls” when the annual Fulton Hogan Wānaka Men’s Classic Fours Invitational Bowls tournament took place on January 8-9 at the Wānaka Bowling Club according to Peter Wilson from the Wānaka Bowling Club (WBC).  The...... Read More

Hāwea athlete carries NZ flag at Youth Winter Olympics

Hāwea’s biathlon athlete and cross-country skier Campbell Wright, 17, had the honour of carrying the flag for the New Zealand team in the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games on Friday morning. The youngster was named flag bearer by Chef...... Read More

Sadowski-Synnott nominated for Halberg

The Halberg Foundation has announced 26 finalists for six categories at the 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards – New Zealand’s pre-eminent event to celebrate and honour sporting achievements from 2019. The ISPS Handa Halberg Awards judges reviewed...... Read More

Hall takes silver and bronze

It was medals all round for the NZ team competing at the World Para Alpine Ski races at Winter Park in Colorado last week with Corey Peters (New Plymouth) winning both Super-G races in the men’s sitting category, Adam Hall (Wānaka) claiming second...... Read More

Hayden Paddon racing at Highlands

Cromwell will play host to the country’s fastest Rush Hour traffic when Speed Works hits town over the weekend of January 18-19 and the field of 25 plus cars for the one-hour race on the Saturday will be a huge weekend highlight. Headed by former...... Read More

Podium finish for NZ para alpine skier Adam Hall

Local para alpine skier Adam Hall has finished on the podium at his first race of the Northern Hemisphere season. Adam placed third in the men’s standing category the North America Cup Slalom at California’s Mammoth Mountain.  “It’s...... Read More

Touch camp a success

Sport Central hosted 50 year 5-8 students at a touch camp last week in Wānaka. Grant Milne a former New Zealand coach spent time during the break to talk to local coaches and answer their questions. With the weather forecast looking questionable,...... Read More

Mt Aspiring brings home the gold

Mount Aspiring College enjoyed unprecedented success at the recent NZ Secondary Schools Track and Field champs in Wellington which saw the college take out gold medals in two relay events alongside an individual bronze medal.  Six MAC students...... Read More

Zoi lands in 8th

NZ snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott is currently flying back from China, where she competed in the finals of the Air + Style FIS Snowboard World Cup in Beijing. Sadowski-Synnott finished second in her qualifying heat last Thursday but fell to eighth...... Read More

Jumping performance

Over this weekend Mt Aspiring College had a team of riders at the Gore Pony Club Interschools Showjumping competition.  Out of 13 teams, Mt Aspiring team placed fourth overall. It was a great team performance, with outstanding individual efforts...... Read More