Sport

Adaptive snow sports ensures the snow is for all

Snow Sports NZ has set up agreements with every commercial ski area in New Zealand, along with many overseas, to aid disabled people in experiencing adaptive snow-sports.  The organisation aims to support those with permanent functional impairments...... Read More

Senior women rally against the odds

With no coach, no supporters, no subs and no goalie (the latter playing for the U18 Southern team in Auckland), the Upper Clutha Senior Women’s team faced an uphill battle in their game against Queenstown.  While they could have defaulted,...... Read More

Contest goes down to the wire

The Wanaka bowls team, after seeming set for an easy victory, had a narrow escape to beat neighbourly rivals Hawea by the slightest of margins. The annual challenge between the clubs for the Val and Cliff Garrett Trophy was held on Sunday, July 7, in...... Read More

Dougherty makes rep team

Maggie Dougherty of Upper Clutha Hockey has been selected for the Central Otago Under 15 Girls’ hockey team. She, along with 17 other girls, will attend a coaching session with Sporting Edge on Saturday afternoon in Cromwell.  Her mother,...... Read More

Tight home game for the Premiers

Wanaka hosted title favourites Roslyn Wakari at Wanaka Recreation Centre last Saturday. Danillo Santana and John Skilton came in to the starting 11 to replace the injured pair of Fletcher Cavanagh and Blair Scoullar. Both teams competing well in the...... Read More

McLean keeps focus on Tokyo

England-born Hamish McLean’s parents moved to Auckland when he was three. A year later he learned to swim. Next year he’s going to the Tokyo Paralympics, aged 20.  “At the end of 2009 we moved from Auckland down to Wānaka, where...... Read More

Feedback needed on Central Otago Hockey

The Central Otago Hockey Association (COHA) is calling for the community’s input on a draft strategic plan that is being developed for the region. With hockey experiencing its highest participation numbers within Central Otago, that means the team...... Read More

Green Island ambush the Wanaka Premiers

Wanaka were given no time to settle as Green Island lead a full on assault in the first 20 minutes of their round five clash in Sunnyvale, Dunedin.   It didn’t help that centre back, Thomas Van Hees had 10 minutes on the sideline during...... Read More

Upper Clutha Hockey results

Kwik Sticks The school holidays could not have come at a better time for Upper Clutha Black who looked in need of some rest and relaxation as they ground out a hard-fought 2-0 win against Wakatipu Blue last week. With the Gold team also having a win,...... Read More

Netball Upper Clutha junior prizegiving

It was a great season for Netball Upper Clutha who concluded the 2019 season with a carnival tournament at the Wanaka Rec Centre last Saturday. In full costume, each team played 20-minute games to progress through to the finals.  It was a nail-biting...... Read More