An Olympian and a former rugby star lit up the New Zealand
Egg Throwing and Catching Championship for different reasons
Glorious weather and free entry meant the crowds at the
second annual New Zealand Rural Games in Queenstown were
double those of last year.
Town and country met at Lake Hawea on Saturday for the annual
Waitangi weekend top-town challenge.
The pain and emotion was plain for all to see at the
Queenstown finish line of the inaugural mountain bike stage
race The Pioneer on Saturday.
An estimated 10,000 people crammed into central Queenstown
last night to watch the once-in-a-year spectacle of 400
merinos being mustered through the streets.
Just how do you build a bridge to handle more than 20,000
vehicle movements a day? Paul Taylor gets the lowdown on what
it will take to get the new Kawarau Bridge at Frankton off
A transtasman battle of the giants will get the second annual
New Zealand Rural Games off to a heavyweight start today.
A row of trees along Ladies Mile near Queenstown has been
given a temporary reprieve after a public outcry over plans
by Delta to remove them.
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