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Coppins Not There Just to Make up the Numbers

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:39:18 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

JULY 25, 2017: He's officially been retired from fulltime motocross racing for a few seasons now, but don't try telling Josh Coppins that he should slow down any time soon.More >>

Coronet Peak turns 70

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:41:34 +1200 | Coronet Peak

In 1947 Coronet Peak in Queenstown opened with just a rope tow pulling keen skiers up a mountain, the first commercial ski field to open in New Zealand. More >>

Sodden sportsfields restricting play this winter

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:37:44 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Some of Wellington’s traditional grass sportsfields are being turned into sodden bogs this winter – and sportspeople face the prospect of further match restrictions as Wellington City Council seeks to provide playable sportsfields for the remaining ...More >>

Summit aims to get Kiwis walking again

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:24:00 +1200 | Living Streets

Pedestrian advocacy group Living Streets Aotorea is aiming to push walking up the national agenda with the inaugural NZ Walking Summit 2017. The event, which will take place this week in Wellington, aims to inspire Kiwis to get walking and help ...More >>

DHL supports 2017 International Surf Rescue Challenge

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:20:17 +1200 | DHL

DHL is helping deliver the opportunity to see the Black Fins compete on a home beach as the naming rights sponsor of the DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC) 2017. DHL has partnered with Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) to help showcase ...More >>

Long-serving Grant back for Pulse in 2018

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:39:51 +1200 | Netball Central

Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse are delighted to have retained the services of influential defender and popular captain Katrina Grant for the 2018 ANZ Premiership netball competition. More >>

Drysdale is Top Scoring Kiwi Karter in Queensland

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:36:43 +1200 | KartSport

Auckland-based karter Dylan Drysdale was the top-scoring Kiwi at the latest round of this year's Australian Kart Championship series at Emerald in Northern Queensland over the weekend, crossing the finish line in second place in the X30 class Final ...More >>

Hawkes Bay Shearer Rowland Smith Smashes World Record

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:55:20 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawkes Bay shearer Rowland Smith has emulated older brother Matthew by smashing a World shearing record in England. More >>

Kiwi shearer Smith 20 ahead of record pace

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:28:01 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Rowland Smith has gone to the lunch break in his World record bid in England 20 sheep ahead of the morning pace set by record holder Leon Samuels in his big day five months ago.More >>

Under 45 seconds a sheep all day – Rowland Smith keeps going

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:26:56 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith will go into the last run of his World record attempt in England needing just over 60 sheep an hour to break the existing mark set just five months ago in Southland.More >>

Another gold for Wintec clinic

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:46:00 +1200 | Wintec

Wintec’s Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance has once again received international recognition from the American College of Sports Medicine. More >>

Courtney Duncan Back on Top of World Motorcross Standings

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:50:10 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

Otago's Courtney Duncan is back where she belongs ... on top of the women's motocross world (WMX) championship standings after another sensational display of riding skill, courage and common sense, this time at Loket, in the Czech Republic.More >>

Wales Go 2-0 up in Shearing Four-Test Series in Wales

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:23:22 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand will have to wait at least another year for a shearing series win over Wales in Wales after losing the first two tests of a four-test series on their CP Wool UK tour.More >>

NZ Record on Day 2 of The Surf Lifesaving World Games

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:21:40 +1200 | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A new New Zealand record from captain Steven Kent put the New Zealand lifesaving team in a strong position for the second day of racing at the 2017 World Games in Poland overnight.More >>

Southland Driver Jordan Michaels to Test in Australia

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:19:11 +1200 | Southland Sports Car Club

Southland racing driver Jordan Michels will cross the Tasman next week to take up an opportunity to test drive a Mygale Formula Ford race car in Australia. More >>

A Southerner Returns

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:18:36 +1200 | Eastern Southland Car Club

Neil Dodds cut his teeth rallying down south. Originally from Dunedin he started competing when he was fifteen and contested rallies throughout Otago and Southland for the next few years. Now domiciled in Gisborne he has ventured south for the Rally ...More >>

Race And Series Win for SMEG Racing at Pukekohe Park

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:14:36 +1200 | Icon Sport

Simon Evans and Gene Rollinson emerged from a stop-start race peppered with safety car periods and race stoppages to take the final round of the ENEOS North Island Endurance series at Pukekohe on Sunday, and with it the North Island title for 2017.More >>

Green light for World shearing record

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:50:53 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The weighting is over and it’s all systems go for Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith who will tackle the World solo eight-hour strongwool ewe shearing record in England tonight (NZST).More >>

New Zealand shearers lose first test to Wales

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:41:16 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearers lose first test to Wales New Zealand has been beaten in the first of four shearing tests in Wales despite a gallant effort by test match rookie and late substitute Jack Fagan.More >>

Multiple personal bests make solid World Games start

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:05:12 +1200 | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE New Zealand’s lifesaving team made a splash on Day 1 of the World Games in Poland, with multiple personal bests contributing to finishing in a confident fourth place. Team captain Steven Kent led the team of 10 taking the only medal; ...More >>


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