Tracey Roxburgh

Class embarks on adventure

Class embarks on adventure

A full new intake of students at the Queenstown Resort College (QRC), including six Australians and two from India and China, completed orientation last week and have now launched into their studies, aiming to become future hospitality and tourism leaders.

Ski shop sponsorship

One of New Zealand's longest-established ski shops, with a passion for the snowsports industry, will support the 2009 Winter Games NZ.

Hard work and leadership pay dividends

Hard work and leadership pay dividends

Two of Queenstown Resort College's newest students are also recipients of the college's 2009 national ambassador scholarships, presented by the college annually.

Classic entries fill fast

Classic entries fill fast

The countdown is on for 225 runners who will race from one end of Routeburn Track to the other in the Routeburn Classic adventure race on May 9.

Police thankful for quiet Easter

Easter holiday-makers were generally well-behaved, despite three arrests for drink-driving and other minor offences, Queenstown police say.

Cycling: Inaugural Wakatipu tour attracts 845

Cycling: Inaugural Wakatipu tour attracts 845

Queenstown's Mark Williams won the inaugural Tour de Wakatipu on Saturday and then praised the organisers for creating the event.

Sprint decides triathlon title

Sprint decides triathlon title

It was a cliffhanger finish at the Lake Hayes Triathlon yesterday, with Bobby Douglas, of Invercargill, putting in a final sprint to beat rising national junior triathlete Aaron Barclay, of Riversdale, by 5sec.

Foot-washing ceremony for Maundy Thursday

Foot-washing ceremony for Maundy Thursday

A small crowd gathered at St Peter's Parish of Wakatipu on Thursday night for Maundy Thursday Holy Communion and foot-washing.

Sepie making up for late start

Sepie making up for late start

There were elite athletes, first-time entrants, children and teams competing in the Lake Hayes Triathlon yesterday, but the biggest round of applause was reserved for an athlete who finished near the back of the field.

Bulls plan to 'take Alex apart' for trophy

The symbol of Central Otago rugby supremacy will be awarded next weekend in Alexandra, and the challengers are hoping to win the White Horse Cup for the first time since May 28, 1994.