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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:27:38 +1200 | Boccia New Zealand

Talented boccia players from all over the South Island are currently honing their skills in preparation for the third major boccia tournament of 2014. More >>

“Significant” investment delivers growth for the NZ tourism

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:57:43 +1200 | The Remarkables

A “significant” and brave investment that is helping the tourism industry succeed was praised by Deputy Prime Minister Bill English today (Friday July 25) when he officially opened the new Curvey Basin chairlift at The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown.More >>

EasiYo Tactix Secure Signature of Pedersen

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:32:38 +1200 | EasiYo Tactix

EasiYo Tactix are pleased to announce the signing of exciting young midcourter Erikana Pedersen to the Mainland team for the 2015 ANZ Championship season. More >>

Silver Ferns Tickets On Sale Monday

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:28:32 +1200 | Netball NZ

Tickets to each of the four Silver Ferns home test matches in October will be available to the public for sale on Monday 28th July 2014 More >>

SKY to showcase rising stars

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:19:24 +1200 | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Rugby League and SKY Television have confirmed a blockbuster doubleheader that will highlight the game’s best domestic talent, as well as the next wave of future Kiwis.More >>

Governor-General to visit Glasgow

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:12:48 +1200 | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae are to represent the Government and the people of New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.More >>

Gold and bronze have NZ near top of population medal table

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:10:25 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's cycling and judo medals on the first day of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow mean our athletes are sitting third on the Statistics New Zealand population-based medal table, with hosts Scotland at the top.More >>

New drowning rescue steps could save lives

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:49:35 +1200 | University of Auckland

A New Zealand researcher from the University of Auckland, Jonathon Webber, is part of an international study team that has come up with a new way to help prevent drowning. More >>

Kapiti Run for Youth open for registration

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:02:52 +1200 | Kapiti Business Projects

Registrations for groups and individuals to take part in the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth are open and a toolkit has been developed to help support all fundraisers. This toolkit has been designed to help with planning and provides some useful tips ...More >>

NZ's Golden Glow - Commonwealth Games day 1 wrap-up

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:57:01 +1200 | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand won a gold meal and two bronzes on the first day of the Commonwealth Games. There was joy and heartbreak in an incredibly full day of sport. More >>

Loss of QE II Stadium has affected performance of athletes

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:19:01 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes.More >>

Football fever hits Wellington this weekend

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:38:39 +1200 | Wellington City Council

This weekend Wellington welcomes football fans from across the world and around the country when the Football United Tour rolls into town. On Saturday, Wellington Phoenix host an historic double-header at Westpac Stadium with the Phoenix playing ...More >>

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:27:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) conference demonstrated how the economic impact of these bike paths are measured. More >>

Cricket World Cup lead shares wisdom on hosting major events

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:16:16 +1200 | Local Government NZ

Following the successful completion of the Rugby World Cup 2011, Therese Walsh was appointed Head of New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. More >>

Otaihanga Domain to host upcoming Buggy Walk

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:21:47 +1200 | Sport Wellington

Hundreds of buggies are set to stroll through Otaihanga Domain in Kapiti on Thursday 7th August for Sport Wellington’s monthly Buggy Walk. More >>

The team behind the athletes

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:43:54 +1200 | Physiotherapy New Zealand

The team behind the athletes As the world's attention turns to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games, there will be a very important team working away quietly behind the scenes. The New Zealand health team, which includes 11 physiotherapists, will be busy making ...More >>

Richter City home game 3 Smash Malice vs Comic Slams

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:42:26 +1200 | Richter City Roller Derby

Wellington’s Richter City Roller Derby league will host the final game of their 2014 home season round robin on Saturday 2 August at Kilbirnie Rec Centre to determine which teams head into the season final. More >>

UCOL makes a racquet with four sporting codes

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:55:44 +1200 | UCOL

In a sporting first, UCOL has brought four codes together for intensive training under its new racquet sports conditioning programme. More >>

New Zealander Glenn Sutton finishes world's toughest race

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:57:05 +1200 | Adventure Media Group

"It hasn't really sunk in yet – I've had highs, lows, angry times, happy times – every emotion there is," offers Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton from the finish line of the Badwater 135 at Whitney Portal, near Lone Pine, California. More >>

World Champs Vaulting Team Head to Europe

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:52:08 +1200 | Black Balloon

New Zealand’s vaulting team will tomorrow head to Germany in the final countdown to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. More >>

 

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