Leithfield Club boxing well above its weight

By ROBYN BRISTOW Boxing has turned Bo-Dean (Missy) Blackburn's life around. Missy is fit, trim, doesn't drink and is a no nonsense sort of gal. "I was...

Schoolgirl shining light in Canterbury team

Determination . . . Grace Brooker, with ball in hand, charges to the try line in a match against Hanan Shield at the South...

‘Chance of a lifetime’ for AIMS Games teams

Kaiapoi North School students are flying out to Tauranga this weekend for ‘‘the change of a lifetime’’. The school has entered boys’ and girls’ basketball...

Dream result for young Swannanoa horse trainer

Hey Yo . . . Winner of almost $70,000 in stakemoney with trainer Jack Harrington at his Gold Star Racing stables in Swannanoa last...

Swannanoa dancer NZ’s top junior

New Zealand’s top junior dancer Swannanoa’s Sophie Johnstone, aged 9, initially had no interest in dancing. But that changed four years ago when she was...

Indoor sports facility mooted for Waimakariri district

By DAVID HILL A state of the art indoor sports facility could be on the horizon for the Waimakariri district. While it is not part of...

Local surfer makes waves

By ROBYN BRISTOW A young North Canterbury surfer is making big waves in the surfing world. Campbell Heasley (10), of Amberley, has just arrived home from...

Grace to pull on black jersey

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No bunker mentality for John

By ROBYN BRISTOW Advancing years and the need for a cocktail of drugs to ward off the effects of rheumatoid arthritis is not going to...

Amuri school off to SI netball

For the first time in 10 years the Amuri Area School will be represented at the South Island Secondary School Netball tournament. Twelve students will...
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