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Run/walk to celebrate Day of Persons with Disabilities

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:26:44 +1300 | Earthquake Disability Leadership Group

A fun run-walk tomorrow (3 December), to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, will highlight plans for newly accessible parts of Christchurch. More >>

Body recovered from Mt Harper, Arthur's Pass

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:10:53 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The body of the person who fell on Mt Harper yesterday afternoon has now been recovered. More >>

St John vehicle accident at Silver Fern Rally

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:09:45 +1300 | St John

St John can confirm three personnel were involved in an accident at the Silver Fern Rally in Southland this afternoon. More >>

Napier identity Graeme Taylor appointed to Sport Hawke’s Bay

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:43:43 +1300 | Sport Hawke's Bay

Napier City Councillor Graeme Taylor has been appointed to the board of Sport Hawke’s Bay at its Annual General Meeting today. More >>

Best friends ready to take on the World

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:18:01 +1300 | World Shearing Champs

Like most sporting communities, the world of competition woolhandling is a small one where everyone knows everyone else. Want proof? Let’s take a look at the Welsh team selected to contest the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in ...More >>

Blueberries New Zealand Announces Celebrity Partnership

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:23:49 +1300 | Blueberries New Zealand

AUCKLAND, 2 December 2016: Blueberries New Zealand has teamed up with a record breaking athlete, to further pole vault this super fruit’s profile globally. More >>

CDOT Asks Public and Entrepreneurs for Tech Ideas

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:40:41 +1300 | Colorado Department of Transportation

Invites citizens from across the U.S. and around the globe to concept innovative solutions for cash prizes to keep bicyclists and pedestrians safe in Colorado More >>

$697,000 to support racecourse safety and development

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:34:55 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Racing Minister Nathan Guy has announced new funding of $697,193 from the latest round of the Racing Safety Development Fund today, along with reappointing Penny Mudford as Chair of the group.More >>

Time for Safer Lifejackets

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:24:39 +1300 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

An “Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade” promotion is being run by Coastguard and will be in Hawke’s Bay in January. Maritime NZ has also launched a national lifejacket promotion “Nobody’s faster than disaster”, with national retailer Rebel Sport ...More >>

Coastguard New Zealand's Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade Campaign

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:14:39 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

Coastguard New Zealand's Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade initiative kicks off tomorrow, Saturday 3 December, at 8.00am at the Half Moon Bay boat ramp in Auckland. More >>

International riders descend on Emerson's 3 Peaks Enduro

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:56:40 +1300 | Adventure Media Group

The hills encircling the city skyline above Dunedin, New Zealand, will come to life over the weekend for the Emerson's 3 Peaks Enduro mountain biking race, which has attracted an international field of riders.More >>

Day 4 Report - 2016 NZ Silver Fern Rally

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:26:19 +1300 | Fast Company

2016 NZ Silver Fern Rally Christchurch-Gore-Christchurch Mon-Sun Nov 28-Dec 04 2016 DAY 4 REPORT 01-12-16 New leaders of the 2016 NZ Silver Fern Rally at the end of the fourth day are Australian Stewart Reid and Kiwi co-driver Dave Neill (#5 Ford ...More >>

An Epic ride for the Kids of New Zealand

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:05:04 +1300 | Ride to Raise to Feed the Kids

Leticia Crampton from Christchurch is giving up 20 hours of her working week to train for the epic race and is raising money for Starship Hospital NZ. 100% of the funds she raises will go directly to Starship hospitals NZ, thanks to Casa Herbalife.More >>

Wellington runner steps it up with Cigna

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:59:24 +1300 | CIGNA

Cigna New Zealand has launched an exciting campaign to encourage runners and participants alike to #STEPITUPNZ for Cigna Round the Bays 2017. More >>

Award-winning cycleway celebrates one year

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:40:38 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the first birthday celebrations for Auckland’s Lightpath cycleway shows the huge popularity and impact cycling is having in the city.More >>

Eagle-eyed developers urged to chip in for golf course block

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:59:53 +1300 | Bayleys

The biggest single remaining block of privately-owned residential development land overlooking swanky Millbrook Golf Course in the Central Otago township of Arrowtown has been placed on the market for sale.More >>

Treble Cone hosts elite Para-Snowboard World Cup

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:27:01 +1300 | Winter Games NZ

The return of para snowboarding to the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ, with the inclusion of a World Cup Banked Slalom at Treble Cone near Wanaka for the first time, is being hailed by elite New Zealand Paralympian Carl Murphy as a coup for the sport.More >>

Maritime NZ promotes lifejackets with national retailer

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:50:20 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ has launched a national lifejacket promotion “Nobody’s faster than disaster”, with national retailer Rebel Sport, to get more Kiwi boaties into the “best survival gear you can wear on a boat - your lifejacket,” said Director ...More >>

Water rescue after boat capsizes in Kawhia

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:42:18 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At 6.40am on Thursday, 1 December 2016, four people set out on a fishing trip on the 5.3m-long Eager Beaver boat. More >>

Caughey launches fresh bid for SuperBoat crown

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:20 +1300 | PCR Jetsprinting

The green flag will drop on the opening round of the Altherm NZ Jetsprint Series on December 10, and Peter Caughey will face a tough challenge in his bid to retain the SuperBoat crown he’s already worn eight times in his successful career so far.More >>

 

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