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Black Sticks to play two internationals in Kāpiti

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:19:04 +1300 | Kapiti Coast District Council

Hockey New Zealand has announced the Black Sticks will play two matches against Japan at the Kapiti Sports Turf in Paraparaumu on 21/22 November. More >>

Trout on menu as hardy holidaymakers fish the new season

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:03:07 +1300 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Wind….what wind? Hundreds of keen anglers have braved a biting southerly to fish the Rotorua lakes on the first day of the new season (Wednesday Oct 1, 2014) More >>

Auckland On Water Boat Show 2014 hailed a huge success

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:02:37 +1300 | Auckland Boat Show

Feedback for the 16th Auckland On Water Boat Show (AOWBS), which ran from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 September 2014, has been overwhelmingly positive, with several significant sales made at the show.More >>

Contenders emerge from youth pool play

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:13:09 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

Central Vipers and Wellington Orcas hold the hopes of a nation, as they challenge an Auckland domination at the "Got A Trade?" NZRL National Youth Tournament in Rotorua.More >>

PHD ‘Network of the Year’, Spark PHD Gold at Spikes Asia

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:39:32 +1300 | Spark PHD

PHD has triumphed at APAC’s biggest awards show, Spike Asia 2014, taking home the top honour of ‘Media Network of the Year’. The coveted accolade was thanks to having the strongest awards showing at the festival – including two Gold, one Silver ...More >>

Wild Card Adds Spice to Super 8 Line Up

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:19:07 +1300 | Sky Arena

BACKING up the enormous success of June’s SUPER 8 heavyweight wildcards, SUPER 8, SUPER FIGHT NIGHT will feature two wild cards for the SUPER 8 Cruiserweight Last Man Standing tournament, on the under card of the Shane Cameron vs Kali Meehan heavyweight ...More >>

1900 Hutt kids to have a ball with free Lions rugby tickets

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:00:49 +1300 | Hutt City Council

1 October 2014 1900 Hutt kids to have a ball with free Lions rugby tickets More >>

Mount Maunganui: Search underway for boy swept out to sea

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:38:22 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A major search and rescue operation is underway to find a 5-year-old boy missing in the water at Mount Maunganui. The alarm was raised at approximately 11.50am. A woman and three young children had been playing on the shoreline in an area known ...More >>

Judd returns to chase epay Silver Fern Rally Title

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:28:48 +1300 | epay Silver Fern Rally

Cantabrian Jeff Judd has made a late decision to try and regain the Historic Challenge title of the epay Silver Fern Rally that he last won in 2010. More >>

Historic 1972 BRM Formula One car to race in New Zealand

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:24:35 +1300 | NZFMR

An historic Formula One racing car with a strong connection to a New Zealander is heading to these shores and coming to a race circuit near you soon! More >>

Rugby Star Dominic Bird steps up as new ambassador

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:24:16 +1300 | Foundation For Youth Development


OPC rebrand puts Sir Ed back in the spotlight

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:38:32 +1300 | Hillary Outdoors

The outdoor education centre named for our most famous explorer says it is putting the Hillary name back where it belongs. More >>

Auckland leads New Zealand superyacht boom

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:24:56 +1300 | ATEED

Auckland enjoyed a record superyacht season between April 2013 and March 2014 with $29 million net economic impact to the regional economy. The significant value of the superyacht sector is confirmed in an independent report by the Superyacht Intelligence ...More >>

Summerfield survives for strong showing

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:44:00 +1300 | BB Media

Rangiora's Matt Summerfield has come away from the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally, having produced a mature drive that resulted in fourth place.More >>

The Lion Foundation Netball Champs - Day Two

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:39:40 +1300 | Lion Foundation

The Lion Foundation Netball Champs, 2014 takes place from Monday 29th September to Friday 3rd October at The Trusts Arena in Henderson, Auckland. More >>

Stingrays barely survive Colts scare

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:27:07 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

Counties Manukau needed a try in the dying moments to keep alive their hopes of defending the 17s crown on Day Two of the "Got A Trade?" NZRL National Youth Tournament in Rotorua.More >>

Kirwan in Wellington for Author Talk

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:56:28 +1300 | Penguin Books

Blues rugby coach, and spokesperson for mental health awareness, Sir John Kirwan will be in Wellington for one night this October to talk about his new book, Stand By Me: Helping your teen through tough times. Wellington based clinical psychologists, ...More >>

NZ’s Whibley Wraps up USA Title Early

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:19:27 +1300 | Bikesport NZ

NZ’s Whibley Wraps up USA Title Early SEPTEMBER 30, 2014: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley is champion again in the United States. The 35-year-old former Manawatu forestry worker, affectionately dubbed “The Axeman” on the international motorcycling ...More >>

Ferrer and Gulbis confirmed for Heineken Open

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:38:43 +1300 | NZ Festival of Tennis

World number five, and four-time Heineken Open Champion, David Ferrer has today been confirmed for the 2015 Heineken Open, along with crowd-pleaser, Ernests Gulbis.More >>

Dunedin Venues Management Ltd results show increased profit

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:55 +1300 | Dunedin Venues Management Ltd

• Revenue increased to $9.1 million (up from $8.23 million) • Operating profit increased by 10.3% to $2.7million In the year end results to June 30 2014, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, operator of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the Dunedin Centre, produced ...More >>


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