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Southland Ski club looking for members

Southland Ski Club members enjoying time at Coronet Peak.

'The Southland Ski Club wants to promote skiing to local families and is encouraging new members to come along to its AGM.

Bike rides relieve stress for farmers

Southland farmers on their bikes as part of the VetSouth Southland Rural Try-Cycle Series.

Southland farmers have been getting off the farm and on their bikes as part of an initiative being organised by their vets.

NZ teen wins Snowboard World Cup

Zoi Sadowski Synnott, of Wanaka.

Zoi Sadowski Synnott collects New Zealand's third Snowboard World Cup win.

Pulse pip Mystics on Super Sunday

Catherine Tuivaiti of the Pulse played well against her old team, the Mystics.

The Central Pulse edged the Northern Mystics 56-55 to give the ANZ Premiership's opening day a thrilling finish.

Cowboys and He Tauaa big winners

Cowboys player Afi Peteru is tackled by Cooks player Matt Birch, on left at Elles Road Park in Invercargill.

He Tauaa and Cowboys set alarm bells ringing in Southland club rugby league.

Steel overcome nervous start

Wendy Frew of the Steel competes for the ball with Courtney Tairi of the Stars. in their 2017 ANZ Premiership netball ...

The Southern Steel posted a 75-57 win over the Northern Stars in the opening match of the national netball league.

Indian maestro stuns in final

Appleby players celebrate taking another Invercargill-Old Boys wicket during the 2016/17 Southland club cricket final.

Appleby upset Invercargill-Old Boys on the back of some Ankit Pursharthy heroics.

Rower ready to hurt

Verdon College rower Xavier Wright after winning the under-16 single at 2016 the New Zealand Secondary School ...

Xavier Wright on his own flying the Verdon College flag at the 2017 New Zealand Secondary Schools Rowing Championships.

Dynamic duo win Peter Blick Memorial

Bradley Sharp and Lance Jefcoate secure Peter Blick Sidecar Memorial trophy at Oreti Park Speedway.

The slimmest of margins was enough for Bradley Sharp and Lance Jefcoate to etch their names on the Peter Blick Sidecar Memorial trophy at Oreti Park Speedway on Saturday.

Beaumont wins NZ running title

Southland's Jack Beaumont claimed the NZ Mountain Running Championships in Queenstown.

Training in Queenstown has helped Jack Beaumont win the NZ Mountain Running Championships.

Brown praises youngsters

Highlanders winger Sio Tomkinson scored one of his team's two tries against the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday night.

Highlanders coach Tony Brown saved plenty of praise for his two least experienced players after crucial win in Canberra.

Demons Red win exciting softball final

Demons Red player Daniel Perry running to first base in the Southland club softball final against Demons Blue at Surrey Park.

Defending champions Demons Red edged Demons Blue in a Southland softball Major League thriller at Surrey Park.

Highlanders dig deep for win

Elliot Dixon celebrates the Highlanders' victory.

They needed a goal line stand, but the Highlanders eked out a come-from-behind win in Canberra.

Reinga takes Steel reins video

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham gives some advice to her players ahead of their first ANZ Premiership game ...

A new era of southern netball will begin on Sunday with Reinga Bloxham at the helm, so just what makes the new Steel coach tick?

Saints take nail biter

Southland Sharks player Mitch Norton tries to avoid Tai Wesley of the Wellington Saints as he takes a shot during the ...

Saints win battle of NBL heavyweights with thrilling 88-86 victory over Southland Sharks.

Sevens scheduling rules Dunedin out

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is out of contention to host next year's Sevens due to scheduling issues.

With the students out of town, Dunedin won't be chasing sevens hosting rights.

Busy stable gets results video

Grace Burns, who will race at the Wairio meeting at Winton on Saturday, with her Tisbury trainer Kirstin Barclay.

Kirstin Barclay is rebuilding her racing team after recent sales.

The rugby league season is here

He Tauaa won the 2016 Southland rugby league competition and will be looking for a strong 2017 season.

The 2017 Southland rugby league season begins on Saturday.

Brown: We know what's coming

Highlanders coach Tony Brown.

Highlanders spend extra time defending the rolling maul ahead of their clash with the Brumbies

New Sopoaga in Highlanders

Tupou Sopoaga playing for the Penrith Panthers in the 2015 NRL Nines in Auckland.

A former NRL player, and the brother of an All Black is making a rapid rise to the Highlanders squad.

Faingaa back for Brumbies after long absence

Saia Faingaa is set to play his first game for the Brumbies since 2008.

ACT born and bred hooker is back for the Brumbies - a month after his dad's death

Camaraderie hooks Allen video

Southland Sharks players huddle on court, from left, Duane Bailey, Alex Pledger, Hayden Allen (facing camera), Derone ...

The passion still burns brightly for Hayden Allen in his 20th season in the National Basketball League.

Eyles making an impression in south

Former Waikato-BOP netball player Ngawai Eyles is preparing for her first season with the Netball South Beko League team.

Former Waikato-BOP netball midcourter in making an impression down south after moving down to support her rugby playing partner.

Fekitoa fit for Brumbies

Malakai Fekitoa will start at centre for the Highlanders against the Brumbies.

Highlanders avoid more bad injury news as centre Malakai Fekitoa passes concussion tests.

Steel captain keen for strong start video

Southern Steel netball captain Wendy Frew is hoping for some early success in the 2017 national netball league.

The Southern Steel are hoping to get some early momentum despite two away games in the new look national netball league.

Former NRL player joins Southland

Tupou Sopoaga in a NRL match with the Cronulla Sharks.

All four Sopoaga brothers make the move south to link with Southland rugby.

Ice hockey juniors win Challenge Cup

Southland members of the NZ U18 ice hockey team Brittany Tiller and Beth Scott.

Southland duo Brittany Tiller and Beth Scott were part of the NZ U18 ice hockey team to win the 2017 Women's Challenge Cup of Asia.

Fowler-Reid looking forward to changes video

Southern Steel netball player Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is looking forward to the 2017 season after a busy off-season.

Southern Steel netball shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is back in New Zealand after helping Jamaica claim their first series netball win in England.

Teenage Shark off the mark

Southland Sharks player Connor Coll during his NBL debut against the Nelson Giants.

Excitement and nerves hovered over 18-year-old Connor Coll's NBL debut.

Ferns' coach defends new NZ league

Silver Ferns' coach Janine Southby says the ANZ Championship 'diluted' New Zealand's style of play.

Silver Ferns' coach backs new domestic league after former competition 'diluted' playing style.

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