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Samoa Boxer Vaitele Soi Joins Sky Arena

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:38:42 +1300 | Event Polynesia

Event Polynesia, Vaitele Soi’s management, this morning confirmed that the Samoa cruiserweight champion will be fighting in the SKY ARENA Super 8 promotion. According to the New Zealand newspaper the Sunday News this morning, “Undefeated Samoan prospect ...More >>

Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup Opener

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:04:18 +1300 | The Black Balloon

Bridget Hansen and her lovely home-bred grey showjumper Turn it Blue NZPH cruised to a stunning victory in the opening round of New Zealand’s Ultramox FEI World Cup Series at Hawke’s Bay on Show today.More >>

GODZone Announces Technology Partnership for Live Tracking

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:12:01 +1300 | 100 Precent PURE Racing Queenstown NZ

New Zealand’s premier expedition adventure race is delighted to announce a partnership with leading industry technology company, YB Tracking, who will provide live website tracking of teams racing in the 2015 GODZone event in Wanaka next March.More >>

Locals encouraged to welcome Peace Run torch relay

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:18:34 +1300 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is encouraging local people to be part of a global torch relay next week to help promote world peace. More >>

NZ's premier ski areas looking forward to 2015 season

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:01:11 +1300 | NZSki

Spring may be in full swing, but New Zealand’s premier ski areas are already looking forward to next season with the release of Early Bird season pass sale for 2015. More >>

ActivePost junior cricketers have a go with BLACKCAPS heroes

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:58:08 +1300 | ActivePost

Hamilton’s youngest cricketers will take their talent to the pitch this long weekend for the ANZ One Day International (ODI) versus South Africa at Seddon Park on Monday. More >>

Sky, NZ Rugby and SANZAR Ink Deal

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:41:08 +1300 | Sky Television

This morning SKY announced the signing of a conditional five year deal with NZ Rugby and SANZAR. A long form agreement will follow. SKY chief executive John Fellet commented; “We are really pleased to have signed this agreement and are working hard to finalise ...More >>

Sky TV signs conditional deal to renew rugby rights

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:38 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, New Zealand's dominant pay-TV company, has signed a conditional contract to renew its five-year deal with the New Zealand Rugby Union and the SANZAR unions for an undisclosed amount. The shares rose to a ...More >>

Exciting Entries for World Cup Opener

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:24:54 +1300 | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

One of the most important series in the New Zealand showjumping calendar gets under way at Hawke’s Bay on Show on Friday. More >>

NZV8 Touring Cars Back With a Vengeance

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:20:01 +1300 | NZV8 Touring Cars

The NZV8 Touring Cars promise a season to remember with an exciting line up of drivers and race meetings throughout the country including a return to Christchurch's Ruapuna circuit and the first appearance of the series at Hampton Downs just south of Auckland.More >>

22 stops on nationwide trophy tour

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:12:58 +1300 | ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy is about to begin a nationwide tour of New Zealand, with a stop for every one of the 22 years since the tournament was last here in 1992. More >>

Christchurch up for gold at walking and cycling awards

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:09:14 +1300 | 2WALKandCYCLE

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown will be recognising New Zealand’s champions for walking and cycling next week, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards are announced on 29 October ...More >>

Community Netball Manager appoited to Welsh Netball

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:41 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Trish Wilcox has been appointed as the Welsh Netball Head of Elite Performance. Trish joins WN from the Netball Northern Zone where she works as the Community Netball Manager.More >>

NZ fans get chance to see Real Madrid in Dubai

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:37:36 +1300 | Emirates Group

Emirates and Real Madrid will once again connect fans to their passions with the just launched #HelloClasico photo challenge. More >>

Auckland up for walking and cycling gold

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:29:48 +1300 | New Zealand Transport Agency

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown will be recognising New Zealand’s champions for walking and cycling next week, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards are announced on 29 October ...More >>

Coastguard expects busy Labour Weekend on the water

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:59:23 +1300 | Coastguard

Labour weekend is when most kiwis head outside to enjoy our coastline and traditionally it’s a busy weekend on the water. Coastguard New Zealand encourages boaties to get prepared and check their boats before heading out on our seas, lakes and rivers.More >>

Walking and cycle trails connect city to great outdoors

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:24:54 +1300 | Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 22 OCT 2014—Outdoor enthusiasts have even more reason to enjoy a walk or ride in Upper Hutt. Upper Hutt City Council have announced approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to fund the development of new and improved ...More >>

Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend!

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:10:32 +1300 | FESTA

Transitional sports and recreation at the Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend! A bike disco, street games, guided walks through transformed demolition sites, dance classes at a temporary outdoor dancehall – these are just some of ...More >>

Wellington Regional Youth Triathlon Academy a Huge Hit

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:50:01 +1300 | Triathlon New Zealand

Wellington was the latest host of a Tri NZ Regional Youth Academy this past weekend, with 17 budding triathletes from 15 to 17 years old hosted by coaches including former World Champion Jenny Rose, former Olympian Shane Reed, Tammy Reed and Cam Durno as ...More >>

Coleman recognises Sport Scholarships recipients

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:36:28 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman extends his congratulations to the athletes and sports officials who have been awarded Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships are an important boost for outstanding ...More >>


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