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Film icon. Kiwi cyclist raising money for Diabetes New Zealand

A Kiwi cyclist is traversing the entire country to raise money for Diabetes New Zealand. The music teacher from Masterton has reached Dunedin, ahead of the last leg of his journey. And he's got a strong message for every New Zealander. ›see story

Page icon New Zealand chalks up first loss in Ice Hockey Championship

The New Zealand team has chalked up its first loss in the World Under 20 Ice Hockey Championship in Dunedin. Game 5 of the tournament saw New Zealand take on Mexico, who were desperate for a win after a crushing defeat against China. After the second period, the teams were tied at two, making for an exciting third period. ›read more

Film icon. Local museum calls for greater sports appreciation

There's no doubt New Zealanders love sport, but questions are being raised about the extent of national recognition for sporting achievements. The staff of a Dunedin museum are calling for greater sports appreciation throughout the country. And with Dunedin home to the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, the city's poised to play a crucial part. ›see story

Film icon. Highlanders back in training

The Highlanders are back in training, ahead of their first game this season. ›see story

Film icon. Black Caps in town and focused on victory

The Black Caps are in town ahead of Dunedin's doubleheader one day internationals against Sri Lanka. The boys are focused on victory, for an unbeatable series lead at the University Oval, after their four-wicket win in Nelson. But one player is already out with injury, and with the world cup looming, the side can't afford anymore mishaps. ›see story

Film icon. Cricket World Cup Trophy on display for fans

Cricket was also the focus of a promotional lunchtime event in the Octagon. ›see story

Film icon. Fifa organisers hope to capitalise on Cricket World Cup hype

It's a big year for sport in New Zealand, and Dunedin's set to benefit. As the nation gears up to host the Cricket World Cup, organisers of another big tournament hope to capitalise on the hype. And they've turned their attention to Dunedin, where parts of the crowded sports calendar will play out. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin's top track and field athletes race the clock

Many of Dunedin's top track and field athletes showcased their speed in the city centre at the weekend. They ran around the Octagon, against the Town Hall clock, for the annual Time Buster race. And it proved a successful run for some first-time participants. ›see story

Film icon. Countries compete in under-20 ice hockey championship

The world under-20 ice hockey championship is under way in Dunedin. Teams from five countries are competing for the title, with New Zealand keen to recreate its win from seven years ago in Serbia. And while the title is important, organisers say they're happy just to see the sport gain momentum locally. ›see story

Film icon. Local man wins Otago Windsurfing Championship

Dunedin man Gareth Wood has been crowned number one at this year's Otago Windsurfing Championship. The event attracted people to Otago Harbour from as far away as Timaru, all keen to show what they can do on the water. And it seems windsurfing is seeing a resurgence in the city. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin hosts athletics competition

The 2015 South Island Colgate Games has begun, bringing hundreds of school children to the city. Dunedin is hosting this year's athletics competition, and it seems a major record has already been broken. ›see story

Film icon. Otago Volts vie for Ford Trophy

The Ford Trophy has come to Dunedin, with the Otago Volts playing against Canterbury at the University Oval. And with a positive performance so far, not even the wet weather could dampen the local team's spirits. ›see story

Film icon. FIFA mascot makes the rounds at Dunedin Hospital

An unusual-looking visitor has made the rounds of the children's ward at Dunedin Hospital. ›see story

Film icon. Women's basketball team headed for the courts of Las Vegas

A group of local basketball players are headed for the courts of Las Vegas. The Mainland Eagles women's team will fly out at the end of this month for the overseas tour. But there's a lot of preparation ahead first, to ensure the team is on the ball. ›see story

Film icon. Fundraising effort to save Basketball Otago about to start

The plan to save Basketball Otago is under way, with a massive fundraising effort about to start. Members have unanimously voted to delay the shutting down of the heavily indebted organisation. And that's partly thanks to a ten thousand-dollar prize, which is set to help balance the books. ›see story

Film icon. South Island Marching Championships takes over Edgar Centre

Traditional marching has been paired with more contemporary dance at the South Island Marching Championships. The two-day event took over the Edgar Centre recently. And while marchers paid homage to the sport's military roots, they also got their boots moving to some more modern hits. ›see story

Film icon. Top New Zealand cyclists win Dunedin mountain biking event

Mud, sweat and mountain biking were all part of the third annual Enduro race held in Dunedin at the weekend. Top New Zealand cyclists Anton Cooper and Rosara Joseph were the two big winners from the event. But their victories aren't the only things being celebrated. ›see story

Film icon. Indoor cycling challenge launched for charity

An upcoming fundraiser for the Otago Community Hospice has been launched, with an indoor cycling challenge. Dozens of people from local businesses took part in the event at the Wall Street Mall. Their aim was to raise awareness and recruit participants for the fundraiser - a midnight ride along the Otago Central Rail Trail. ›see story