|Alexandra golfer Kili Tabakau humbled by experience at New Zealand Open|
ï»¿Kili Tabakau admits he didn't know how big a deal the New Zealand Open was until he arrived to tee off.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Sun, 12 Mar 1:15pm Racing: Woodlands Derby tricky with favourites drawn poorly
The favourites have been handed no favours for the $250,000 Woodlands Derby, the new signature race of Cup week at Alexandra Park.While it is still Cup week in Auckland, the Trotting Cup has moved to December 31, where it seems...
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 7 Mar 5:15am Racing: Partyon shakes off Oz hangover to take $125k Oaks
If you want to join one of racing's more exclusive clubs talent will get you only so far - you also need heart.And Partyon showed plenty of that to justify her hot favouritism in the $125,000 Pascoes Northern Oaks at Alexandra Park...
© 2017 NZ Herald Sat, 4 Mar 5:15am Te Awamutu Stirling Sports shop ram raided for second time in five weeks
Stirling Sports hadn't even replaced its shop front before it was ram raided for the second time in five weeks.At around 12.30am on Monday morning six people - including a 12-year-old offender - raided the sports store on Alexandra...
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 28 Feb 3:45pm Racing: Mangos looks for maximum impact from Maxim tonight
Brent Mangos has had a successful week without even jumping in the sulky but he hopes to put the icing on that cake at Alexandra Park tonight.Mangos was one of the busier New Zealand trainers at the three days of yearling sales...
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 24 Feb 5:35am Guilty plea over St Bathans lake death
Inexperience and errors in judgement caused the death of 12-year-old Jack Martin after a boating accident on the Blue Lake at St Bathans just over a year ago, the Alexandra District Court has heard.Sam Robert Pringle, of Gimmerburn,...
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed, 15 Feb 6:45pm Racing: Purdon brings huge team to park tonight
It will be back to the future for champion horseman Barry Purdon at Alexandra Park tonight and punters should jump on for the ride.Purdon will line up 14 horses in the first eight races, one of the biggest teams he has taken to...
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 10 Feb 5:15am Police believe missing man Scott Brogan is in Dunedin area
Police believe a man who went vanished from an outlying Alexandra road two days ago is alive.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Wed, 8 Feb 4:05pm
Barry Purdon escapes the worst of Clevedon's big wet to focus on Northern Derby
Barry Purdon will line up a strong team at Alexandra Park on Friday night, but given Wednesday's flooding, he considers himself lucky just to be able to get to the track.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 9 Mar 7:25pm Police drafted in to shut down Queenstown party more than 300 attended
Queenstown police drafted in officers from Wanaka and Alexandra to help shut down a rowdy Fernhill party on Saturday night.Accounts of bottles being thrown and disorderly behaviour were reported to police and one 23-year-old was...
© 2017 NZ Herald Mon, 6 Mar 10:05am Racing: All Stars Oaks party on track but may founder later
Complete confidence in one feature at Alexandra Park tonight, none in the other.That is how champion trainer Mark Purdon is viewing Oaks night tonight as he returns from Australia with his team of stars and Auckland's biggest week...
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 3 Mar 5:15am Police name motorcyclist killed in crash with truck near Alexandra
Police have named the man killed in a crash in Central Otago on Tuesday.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 2 Mar 1:25pm Alexandra golfer Kili Tabakau will play with pros in NZ Open
An Alexandra golfer has won the right to play the New Zealand Open after winning a playoff hole in a locals' challenge.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 27 Feb 3:25pm Blues impress in final pre-season rugby win over Chiefs
The result counts for little. Intent on the other hand, that certainly does. The Blues had it all over the Chiefs in this department, and fully deserved their 26-14 win in the final preseason hit out at Auckland's Alexandra Park.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 17 Feb 9:34pm Boat driver's inexperience led to death of Otago boy Jack Martin
Inexperience and an error of judgment by a boat driver led to the death of a 12-year-old Otago boy being towed on a floatation device, the Alexandra District Court heard.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Wed, 15 Feb 3:35pm