In a short series, the Otago Daily Times talks to people who do the mahi behind the scenes to keep their sport going. Reporter Jeff Cheshire talks to swimming official Mary McFarlane.
She is not old enough to vote, drink or hold a driver’s licence but Erika Fairweather has her name on the Moana Pool wall of fame.
Caitlin Deans has backed up last year's success with another stellar short course swimming national championships.
Otago competitors have made a strong start in the age-groups at the national aquatic centre in Auckland, claiming four medals on day one of the national short-course championships.
Phoenix Synchro Southland, of Invercargill, swimmers (clockwise from front left) Lily McDowall, Victoria McDowall, Onevai Pita, Ailin Pekar, Louise Sutherland, Xiara Patino, Abby Flutey and Amelia...
New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has signed off from the World Para Swimming Championships in London with her fourth gold medal.
Sophie Pascoe has won her third gold in as many days at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.
New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has won her first gold of the World Para Swimming Championships in London.
Dunedin swimmer Erika Fairweather has won gold at the world junior swimming championships in Hungary.
Caitlin Deans recorded a good finish to the South Island championships at Moana Pool on Sunday night.
Mya Graham, of the QE2 Club, competes in the female 12+ 100m freestyle at the South Island Swimming Championships at Moana Pool last night.