A tougher challenge awaits, but the Otago Spirit can take plenty of confidence out of this one.
The seagulls may have enjoyed the city's sports grounds over the past few days, but it is hoped it will be the players back out there on Saturday.
Holly Robinson has capped a stellar season by claiming the top prize at the Athletics Otago awards.
Competing with Aaron Smith for game time is no easy task, but Kayne Hammington is making it work.
University does not seem to have taken notice of any thought this would be a rebuilding year.
Moving fast and finding your way around an unfamiliar area are two very different skills.
Three Otago swimmers secured gold medals on day two of the national age group championships in Auckland yesterday.
Confidence will be a key factor for the Silver Ferns heading into tomorrow's semifinal, according to one former player.
Three years of work has culminated in the Queenstown Cricket Club receiving national recognition.
Neil Wagner does not think he has ever watched the ball as closely as he did when he batted to save the test against England on Tuesday.
A prized collection from one of New Zealand sport's greatest has travelled halfway around the world to find a new home in Dunedin.
A big sixth-wicket partnership has helped Otago take a lead into the second innings of its final Plunket Shield game of the season.
Coryn Huddy has spent eight years as a key figure at Forsyth Barr Stadium - now he will manage one of the teams that plays at it.
A St Patrick's Day hat-trick by Garbhan Coughlan propelled Southern United to a fifth-placed finish in the national football league.
A return to enjoying his football has helped Cameron Howieson back into the All Whites.
Netball South has reported a largely unchanged financial position over the past year.
Progress has been made but Southern United coach Paul O'Reilly is not getting carried away.
A small-town co-ed school is not your typical sporting power, although Dunstan High School's rowers seem to have missed the memo.
A strong second half enabled the Sunshine Coast Lightning to claim a comprehensive win over the Southern Steel last night.
New opportunities await Caitlin Deans later this year.