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Page icon Golf tournament helps students take their studies further

An annual golf tournament is helping Otago Polytechnic students take their studies further. Tens of thousands of dollars has been raised through the event, with staff from several Dunedin businesses taking to the green. And they received a helping hand from a golf pro, who drew in a few extra dollars, ensuring everyone's a winner. ›read more

Page icon International guest helps spark enthusiasm for athletics

A programme to draw young people into athletics has been launched in Dunedin, bringing together several hundred primary school children. They spent the morning running, jumping and throwing at Forsyth Barr Stadium. And they were visited by an international guest, who helped to spark some enthusiasm. ›read more

Page icon Surfers come together to celebrate milestone

Dunedin surfers have come together to mark a hundred years since the city was visited by the Hawaiian man credited with the sport's establishment. "The Duke" long board festival at St Clair involved much of the local surfing community and attracted dozens of spectators. And it stirred memories of another surfing legend. ›read more

Film icon. Cricket World Cup brings more than just sport to the city

Afghanistan has taken on Scotland at the University Oval. It's the last of three locally hosted matches in this year's Cricket World Cup. And the tournament's brought more than just sport to the city. ›see story

Page icon Attendance lighter than expected at Basketball Otago fundraiser

Basketball Otago's hopes of bouncing back from the brink of liquidation have been buoyed. A little over $4000 was raised at a fundraising game on Saturday. The group "Keep Basketball in Otago" organised the event, hoping to raise about $20,000. But attendance was lighter than expected. ›read more

Film icon. Rifle shooting makes a comeback

Rifle shooting is making a comeback in Dunedin, following years of declining participation numbers. A burgeoning corporate competition is helping boost the sport. And it's been lucrative for a local club, enabling an upgrade to more high-tech equipment. ›see story

Page icon Highlanders re-sign Fekitoa

The Highlanders are celebrating the re-signing of star player Malakai Fekitoa. The midfield back has extended his contract to the end of 2017. He had an impressive debut season last year, as one of only four Highlanders to play in all 17 games. Fekitoa won an award for try of the year, and was picked for eight All Blacks tests, including six starts. ›read more

Film icon. Sports day lures students from their flats

Thousands of university students have filled a local park to get physical. With orientation week in full swing, a sports day has enticed scarfies from their flats. And it's hoped the event will lead to more than just a healthy exercise routine. ›see story

Film icon. Fans enjoy Dunedin's first ICC Cricket World Cup match

Cricket fans have enjoyed a spectacular day at the University Oval, with Dunedin hosting the first of three ICC Cricket World Cup matches. The Black Caps won the toss to field first against Scotland. And while the game was a sell-out, there's also been plenty of action off the pitch. ›see story

Film icon. Scottish cricketers meet fans before their first world cup game

The arrival of Scotland's world cup team has intensified cricket fever in Dunedin. Players took some time at the weekend to meet fans, before their first world cup game. And with Dunedin dubbed the Edinburgh of the south, all the stops have been pulled out to make the Scots feel welcome. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin City Council faces off with the University of Otago

Some unlikely cricketers have taken to the pitch, for a town versus gown match. Dunedin City Council players challenged those from the University of Otago, as a precursor to the first local Cricket World Cup game. And with cricket fever gripping Dunedin, it's given fans some action ahead of the Black Caps' match against Scotland. ›see story

Film icon. Knitters decorate Octagon for Cricket World Cup

A crafty project to launch the Cricket World Cup in Dunedin has seen parts of the Octagon transformed. ›see story

Film icon. New Basketball Otago chairman hopes to avoid liquidation

The future's looking brighter for embattled sporting organisation Basketball Otago, following an eleventh hour financial contribution. ›see story

Page icon Football fans celebrate FIFA under-20 World Cup draw

Local football fans are celebrating the draw for FIFA's under-20 World Cup. Dunedin has secured matches between top international teams for the tournament in May and June. The city will host Group D, which pits Mexico against 2013 runner-up Uruguay. Serbia will also play at Forsyth Barr Stadium, as well as a yet-to-be-decided African team. ›read more

Film icon. Dunedin awaits FIFA U-20 World Cup draw

Dunedin residents will soon know which international football teams will play in the city for the FIFA U-20 World Cup. ›see story

Film icon. Annual car rally shows support for physiotherapy pool

Another donation is being made to the Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust, to keep the Dunedin physiotherapy pool open. More than $1000 has been raised for the trust, by this year's annual Bethunes Gully Hill Climb car rally. And organisers are happy with the success of their efforts to give back to the community. ›see story

Film icon. Otago's top young tennis players face off

It's been game, set and match for Otago's top young tennis players, involved in a regional tournament at the weekend. About 50 juniors took to the courts at the Edgar Centre for the round-robin contest. And while the competition was fierce, a decline in participant numbers has organisers worried for the sport's future. ›see story

Film icon. Inaugural rugby tournament held to aide injured rugby players

More than $10,000 has been raised to help injured rugby players. Hundreds turned out to the inaugural Spartans rugby tournament at Green Island in the weekend. And even a few sporting legends were among them, eager to get in on the action. ›see story