Kayaker: ‘It’s an awesome lifestyle’

By DAVID HILL Sam Milne is living the dream. The former Kaiapoi High School student has been training competitors on the Hurunui and Waimakariri rivers...

Decades of sports writing recognised

By ROBYN BRISTOW A stalwart of local sport in North Canterbury, Lindsay Kerr, who describes himself as nothing more than a "weekend hack", has been...

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...

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...

Hands on love of horses

By AMANDA BOWES A life long love of horses has led Katrina Houston to complete a Diploma in Sports Massage for Horses. The part-time Amberley School...

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...

Kaiapoi Cricket to celebrate 150 years

By DAVID HILL The Kaiapoi Cricket Club will soon be 150-years-old. The club was established in October 1867 and is the second oldest in North Canterbury. The...

Motorcycle Cross Country

By Amanda Bowes Kaiwara near Culverden will host next weekend's Tracktion Three Hour Cross Country, run by the Christchurch Off-Road Motorcycle Club. The popular event attracts...

Florence wins her way to Hawaiian Ironman

  Kona here I come . . . Flo Lodge strides out during Challenge Wanaka in which she was placed third. PHOTO: SUPPLIED     By Robyn Bristow Florence...

Oscars trump bridge celebration

  Bridge partners . . . Liz Duke, left, and Jenny Shore, celebrating the Rangiora Bridge Club's 50th anniversary during the club's Oscar awards at...
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