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Nines crowds score well with Police

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:30:02 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police have commended the behaviour of spectators during the first day of the second NRL Nines tournament in Auckland. More >>

Kiwi Ferns team list for NRL Nines

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 11:04:03 +1300 | NZRL

Hi all, here are the player numbers for Games Two & Three of NRL Nines series between NZ and Australia women. More >>

Christy Prior Wins Burton European Open

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:53:43 +1300 | NZ Snow Sports

Laax, Switzerland (31 January 2015) – Fresh off the back of an X Games bronze medal last week Cardrona NZ snowboarder Christy Prior (Kaukapakapa) has taken the win at the Burton European Open in Switzerland. Competing against a quality field, ...More >>

Bumper One-Day Festival Sale Commences at 10am

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:47:56 +1300 | NZ Bloodstock

The bumper one-day Festival Sale commences today which concludes the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series for 2015. More >>

The 26th New Zealand Masters Games Are Underway

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:45:17 +1300 | ACC ThinkSafe New Zealand Masters Games

The opening ceremony of the Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games got underway on Friday night with a big crowd of supporters, athletes and volunteers alike. More >>

Body-painted bike ride in support of Island Bay Cycleway

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:23:23 +1300 | Generation Zero

Fifty local residents took part in a body-painted bike ride this morning to show support for the Island Bay Cycleway going ahead. More >>

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:11:36 +1300 | Yachting New Nealand

The New Zealand Olympic sailing crews of Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech, and Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie will enjoy tomorrow’s medal races at 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami… because they’re looking good for gold. More >>

Successful Select Sale Concludes at Karaka

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:32:41 +1300 | NZ Bloodstock

NZB’s 2015 Select Sale drew to a close today, with three solid days of trade that have posted figures to match last year’s successful Sale. More >>

Dirty water in beach outfalls prompts warning

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:29:36 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is warning people not to swim or play in beach outfalls, stormwater drains or ponds following the region’s long period of hot, dry weather. More >>

NZL leaders extend, with six in top ten after day four

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:02:41 +1300 | Yachting New Zealand

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: NZL leaders extend, with six in top ten after day four More >>

New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:01:30 +1300 | Waikato District Council

URBAN CYCLEWAY FUND - New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride will take shape this year thanks to funding boost More >>

Coast to Coast has largest field in five years

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:07:21 +1300 | Speight's Coast to Coast

30 January 2015 Organisers are extremely happy that next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast has its largest field in five years, a clear indication that changes to this year’s event have reignited interest in the iconic multi-sport raceMore >>

Bush and Beach back Karekare Horse Race

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:39:48 +1300 | Karekare beach race

Bush and Beach have got behind Karekare’s famous beach race on February 28, resurrected after locals realized there is no better way to raise funds for the tiny community’s Surf Club and local school.More >>

Specially-dressed aircraft spread the love of cricket

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:42:20 +1300 | Emirates Airlines

With just two weeks to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Emirates airline has unveiled the first of its aircraft that will feature the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 logo, flying initially to Australia and New Zealand as well as other ...More >>

Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the Olympics

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:34:58 +1300 | University of Canterbury

New Zealand athletes’ Olympic participation is benefitting from a world first power meter developed by University of Canterbury graduates. More >>

New Zealand gets its first Trail Running Film Festival

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:17:56 +1300 | Mediocre Astronauts

With stunning bush, spectacular mountain ranges, pristine coastlines, volcanic plateaus, rainforest and beautiful lakes all within short driving distances from the country’s main city centres, do we even need to explain why New Zealand has firmly established ...More >>

Al Jazeera asks why football coaches are nearly all white

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:30:16 +1300 | Al Jazeera

• Just three black managers at Africa Cup of Nations • Only one black manager at FIFA World Cup • No black managers at the beginning of the 2015 Premier League Sport Matters: Too Black To Coach premieres on Al Jazeera English on Friday, 31 January ...More >>

Water users to be surveyed

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:29:20 +1300 | Environment Southland

Where do you swim, boat and collect seafood? That’s the question being asked this summer. More >>

Mazda revs up for Leadfoot

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:28:23 +1300 | Mazda NZ

Mazda New Zealand is putting pedal to the metal in support of the Leadfoot Festival in Coromandel over Waitangi Weekend. Leadfoot was founded by Kiwi rally and hill climb legend Rod Millen and takes place on the spectacular 1.6km long driveway that ...More >>

Christchurch well placed for Cricket World Cup

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:13:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today inspected Hagley Oval and met with tournament organisers ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup. “Hagley Oval has undergone a huge transformation in recent weeks to make the grounds match-fit ...More >>

 

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