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Film icon. Local swimming club takes silver in national competition

A local swimming club has claimed second place in a major national competition held at Moana Pool. ›see story

Film icon. Wild weather shuts down triathlon leg

Wild weather has forced the cancellation of part of an annual primary and intermediate schools triathlon. Rough waters meant the St Clair salt water pool was unavailable to swimmers in the Sport Otago event. But that hasn't stopped hundreds of young athletes from pushing their physical limits. ›see story

Film icon. Local yogis head north for national competition

Half a dozen Dunedin residents are taking their yoga practice to the next level, competing in the national championships in Christchurch. And they're already enjoying the mental and physical benefits of stretching their bodies beyond the normal realms of flexibility. ›see story

Film icon. Moana Pool hosts four-day swimming competition

Hundreds of swimmers from throughout New Zealand have travelled south for a major swimming competition. Moana Pool is hosting the four-day division 2 event with the first sessions launched today. And competition is fierce, with the chance to rise up the New Zealand swimming ranks on the line. ›see story

Film icon. School kids push their physical limits

Hundreds of pupils have pushed their physical limits at Mornington School's annual triathlon. The event was held at the school on the weekend. But it wasn't just kids on the track - some older participants also threw themselves into the mix. ›see story

Film icon. Runners and walkers compete in annual Stadium 2 Surf event

More than 1,200 runners and walkers have pounded the pavement for the annual Stadium 2 Surf event. Some competitors took a laid back approach, while others pushed hard to challenge themselves. Organisers say it's not about the time participants take, but the fact they're cementing the race in Dunedin's athletic calendar. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin women enter cycle race to raise money for a local school

Four Dunedin women are entering the Tour of New Zealand cycle race to raise money for a local school. They'll pedal more than 600 kilometres around the South Island in April. They're doing it for the kids, hoping their efforts will pay off in the classroom. ›see story

Film icon. Locals with disabilities hit the surf

Ten disabled Dunedin residents have learned about the joys of surfing first-hand, for the first time. They've taken part in an event at St Clair, which gave locals with disabilities the chance to learn to surf as part of a nationwide initiative. It's now easier than ever for them to get in the water, thanks to some new equipment. ›see story

Film icon. School pupils ditch the classroom for a day of running, biking and swimming

Hundreds of school pupils from the city's southern suburbs have spent the day running, biking and swimming at Mosgiel. They participated in the annual greater Green Island triathlon, and this year the event has seen some changes. ›see story

Film 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. ›see story

Film 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. ›see story

Film 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. ›see story

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