Sport

Currie cracks big race in Cairns

Wānaka-based Ironman athlete Braden Currie has won the Asia-Pacific Championship race emphatically in Cairns, Australia. Not only does this qualify him for the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, later this year, but in a way it was even more impressive...... Read More

Support sought for dedicated Wānaka under-18 hockey player

Brianna Curtis, a 16-year-old, year 12 student at Mount Aspiring  College has been selected to represent Southern in their U18 regional women’s team as goalkeeper. Though it is a great honour to be selected and a true reflection of Brianna’s...... Read More

The WAFC Senior Reserve team save their best for last

The Wānaka Senior Reserve men’s team played their best game of the season last Saturday which was a great way to finish their season with a fantastic 3-0 win over Alexandra B — a team they have lost to twice already this season. The Wānaka...... Read More

Wānaka Seniors at Lakes United

Left to rue several gilt edged chances in front of goal, the Wānaka AFC Seniors finished their Division 1 campaign with a 4-2 loss to newly crowned COFL champions Lakes United at the Queenstown Events Centre. Utilising a frigid southerly wind at their...... Read More

Tough week for hockey teams

After pulling off a great 2-1 win against a strong Maniototo team, Upper Clutha Black Kwik Sticks team (Years 7 and 8) had to really dig in hard to draw 1-1 against Matakanui Mud Sharks who sit at the top of the league table. Despite having the majority...... Read More

MAC first XI chalk up a solid win

The MAC boys first XI football team had their first hit out of the season against a strong Dunstan High School team in a friendly match in Cromwell last Thursday. The match was used to help prepare the MAC boys who are —  for the first time...... Read More

Strong second half sees MAC close the gap on John McGlashan

The Mt Aspiring College first XV stepped up their game last Saturday in Dunedin with the final score of 29-19 to John McGlashan College much closer than many would have anticipated. Somewhat depleted by illness and injury and coming off a disappointing...... Read More

Wānaka Rowing Club Award Winners

Wānaka Rowing Club held their annual awards evening at the Lake Wānaka Centre last Friday June 7 to celebrate the huge achievements and success they have had this season. It's been one of the most impressive seasons for the club with the Novice...... Read More

Club celebrates four decades of snowsports

Wānaka Ski and Snowsports will celebrate 40 years of its existence on June 15 with an exciting event at the Lake Wānaka Centre, starting at 7pm. Renowned raconteur and Coast to Coast founder Robyn Judkins will describe in his inimitable fashion an...... Read More

Battle for Studholme Trophy to commence

The winter bowling season is now under way at the Wānaka Bowling Club’s indoor stadium, with bowls being played sometimes seven days a week, with up to three sessions being held a day. This includes Stadium Club championships, regular competitions...... Read More