Catherine Pattison

Motorsport: S. Island series bringing flurry of firsts

Motorsport: S. Island series bringing flurry of firsts

The South Island endurance series blasts into life this weekend and brings with it a flurry of firsts for many of the Otago and Southland competitors.

US motorhome design tweaked for NZ use

US motorhome design tweaked for NZ use

Hawea's Steve Rumore has plans to compact the campers he used to build on a grand scale in the United States into smaller, slide-on versions that can fit on either a ute deck or trailer.

Rallying: Paddon renewing rivalry

Rallying: Paddon renewing rivalry

Team-mates and rivals Hayden Paddon and Chris Atkinson will bring their transtasman rivalry to Rally Australia this weekend.

Boat business booming

Boat business booming

Landlocked Milton might not be the place you would expect to find a thriving boat-building business.

Motorsport: Gilmour just misses out on final

Emma Gilmour just missed out on her quest to reach her first Global Rallycross Championship final at the Florida round at the weekend.

Rallying: Favourites fall by wayside

Rallying: Favourites fall by wayside

Punctures and suspension damage left the podium spots devoid of the usual New Zealand Rally Championship frontrunners at the Rally of Coromandel on Saturday.

Rallying: Kelsey to blast on in own design

Rallying: Kelsey to blast on in own design

Teething issues in the car that young Coromandel rally driver Alex Kelsey designed and built himself seem to be sorted just in time for his home event today.

Rallying: Dominant victory by Gardner

Rallying: Dominant victory by Gardner

Rhys Gardner's Mitsubishi Evo 9 redeemed itself in the best way possible as he won the Catlins Coast Rally on Saturday by just over 2min.

Motorsport: Hopes car woes over

Motorsport: Hopes car woes over

Rhys Gardner is hoping he has already put his bad luck behind him before tomorrow's Catlins Coast Rally, after a terrifying moment testing his Mitsubishi Evo 9.5 RS this week.

Motorsport: Paddon preparing to soar in Rally Finland

Motorsport: Paddon preparing to soar in Rally Finland

Competing in his fifth Rally of Finland over the next four days, Hayden Paddon will literally become a flying Kiwi.