Sports

Success at the Miniature Horse show

Katelin Stuart was the only Southlander in the New Zealand Miniature Horse Youth team of five which won the Miniature Horse Association of Australia's 2017 national competition between New Zealand and Australia in Sydney. The...

Bodybuilders strut their stuff

Two hundred spectators turned up for the National Amateur Body Builders Association (NABBA) bodybuilding competition held in Invercargill last Saturday. Sixteen competitors from throughout New Zealand strutted their stuff in 10 categories. "We were very happy...

Super rugby clash in south

THE Highlanders are looking forward to a big Super Rugby match against the Sunwolves in Invercargill on Saturday, April 22. "We haven't played the Sunwolves before so that's exciting in itself," Pulse Energy Highlanders chief...

Phoenix Synchro impress at champs

A GROUP of Southland synchronised swimmers competed with distinction in the Australian national synchronised swimming championships. For most of the girls in the Phoenix Synchronised Swimming team, this was their first international competition. One hundred...

Watermen up to the challenge

HAWAII'S Zane Schweitzer is The Ultimate Waterman for 2017, the second year in a row he has taken out the title. Australian Jackson Maynard placed second and Caio Vaz, of Brazil, third. Schweitzer attributed his success...

Success at Oceania Champs

Invercargill’s Toa Fighting Systems (TFS) members, from left, World Association of Kickboxing Organisation (WAKO) Oceania/New Zealand secretary general Saniya Thompson, fighter Michael King, WAKO Oceania/New Zealand president and TFS head instructor Pete Thompson, fighter...

Disc golf proposed for park

The proposal for the sport to be set up in the park was discussed at the Invercargill City Council infrastructure and service committee meeting in February by the council subject to funding, Disc Golf...

Pursharthy named cricketer of the year

Appleby cricketers Sam Downing (left) and Ankit Pursharthy with the club's trophy haul at the Southland Cricket Awards on Friday. Pursharthy was named the ILT Club Cricketer of the Year and Batsman of the...

Pump track opens in Te Anau

TE ANAU is one step closer to becoming a cycling hub after the opening of the Te Anau Pump Track on Saturday. The $70,000 pump track begins and ends at the Te Anau Skateboard Park...

Cycling champs in city

OLYMPIC medallists, world champions and the future stars of New Zealand track cycling will take centre stage in Invercargill this week. Invercargill hosts the Vantage Window and Doors elite and under-19 track national championships from...
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