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2021 welcomed in at Riverton Racecourse

Despite patchy wet weather, hundreds of punters made their way to Riverton Racecourse to welcome in 2021. From pony rides to mini jeeps, as well as plenty of food and drink, smiles were on display...

Statham wins tennis title for fifth time

The Te Anau Tennis Invitational showcased some of New Zealand's strongest male tennis players over two days of action at the end of December. It was Rubin Statham who won the 2020 Distinction Hotels Te...

Koi extends lead in club cricket comp

IN round seven of the Southland ILT Cricket Premier League, Waikoikoi stretched its lead in the competition thanks to a win against Metropolitan and more rain forcing the other two games to be abandoned. Waikoikoi...

Club dedication

(From left) Winton RSA & Citizens Bowling Club patron and life member Justin Holland, life member Sue Kincaid, new life member John McHugh, president Pam Rabbitt and the club's second new life member Owen...

On Par – Golf Southland

Town v Country THE town ladies got the better of their country counterparts at the annual Town vs Country fixture played at Wyndham on Monday, with the town team taking a 14-10 win. Town beat Country...

Southland’s young athletes outstanding

WHO was Southland's 'athlete of the meet' at the New Zealand Secondary School Athletics Association championships last weekend in Tauranga? Was it Quinn Hartley, breaking the Southland senior high jump record? Or Trent Hogg breaking...

Busy time for top lawn bowlers in Southland

THE past month has been an extremely busy period for Southland's leading bowlers with the Charity Pairs, Southland Mixed Triples, Mixed Pairs and Interclub Sevens all won and done. The ILT Charity Pairs drew an...

Record numbers enter showjumping champs

THE South Island Showjumping Championships are at the Gore Showgrounds this weekend. The three-day event begins on Friday and would be the largest edition of the championships on record. There were 239 riders and 370 horses...

Koi, SBHS in strong form

SOUTHLAND'S Club Cricket Premier League is having Saturday off, but there is still plenty of cricket to be played. The Southland Hawke Cup team is away to Timaru for a game against South Canterbury, while...

Racing club gears up for impressive turnout

ORGANISERS of Christmas At The Races believe this year's edition will be bigger and better than ever. With only a few days before the event, Southland Racing Club president Sean Bellew and events manager Ana...
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