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Sam Lee Third at Freeride World Tour Alaska

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:09:35 +1300 | Snowsports

Media release: Sam Lee Third at Freeride World Tour Alaska Haines, Alaska (24 March 2017) – New Zealand big mountain skier Sam Lee (Wanaka) has earned his first podium placing on the Freeride World Tour (FWT), the sport’s most prestigious competition. ...More >>

Descending skills winning formula for Evans and Lucas

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:07:49 +1300 | Le Race

Descending skills winning formula for Evans and Lucas in Le Race Course record for Lucas 25 March 2017 Superior descending skills proved to be the winning formula for Dunedin’s Brad Evans and Christchurch cyclist Sharlotte Lucas, who broke the women’s ...More >>

Magic Moment for Ariana Cable-Dixon

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:11:16 +1300 | Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic

Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic training partner Ariana Cable-Dixon has been called into the Magic team as a replacement player for Sydney Fraser. Young gun Sydney Fraser is still making her way back from an achilles injury suffered late last year.More >>

DOC reminds hunters to put safety first

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:36 +1300 | Department of Conservation

The annual ‘roar’ is coming and the Department of Conservation is reminding all deer hunters that safety must be their first and foremost consideration. More >>

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from Winter Games

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:13:49 +1300 | Special Olympics NZ

A group of New Zealand athletes with intellectual disabilities will return from the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games on Monday 27 March, with a haul of medals. The 13 athletes won 18 medals between them and all achieved personal best results, ...More >>

Pulse excited to launch new era

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:32:10 +1300 | Netball Central

Excitement is outweighing any feelings of nerves for the Central Pulse ahead of their clash against the Northern Mystics in the opening round of the ANZ Premiership netball competition on Sunday.More >>

Response to Coroner's firearms safety recommendations

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:09:10 +1300 | Firearms Safety Specialists NZ Ltd

Coroner Wallace Bain’s recommendations released earlier this month highlights the importance of the seven basic principles to firearms safety and is a timely reminder to users. Especially as hunters all over the country are preparing themselves and ...More >>

Firearm users must follow the rules

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:01:12 +1300 | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

“The Arms Code must be followed to keep hunters safe. Failure to do so puts lives in danger and only idiots and criminals would do that,” says Bill O’Leary, President of New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association.More >>

ARL Sharman Cup season kicks off this weekend

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:46 +1300 | Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League are gearing up for the season kick-off with the opening round of the Sharman Cup Premiership this Saturday March 25, 2017. More >>

Lake Waihola health warning lifted

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:22:14 +1300 | Otago Regional Council

The two-week old health warning in place at Lake Waihola where the re-occurrence of potentially toxic cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) was of concern, has now been lifted and the lake is again safe for public use.More >>

2017 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ Programme Best Yet

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:26:57 +1300 | Winter Games NZ

The sports programme for this year’s Audi quattro Winter Games NZ is without a doubt the best since the inaugural Games in 2009. More >>

Oxfam Trailwalker event raises $10 million for Pacific

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:20:50 +1300 | Oxfam NZ

There is plenty of reason to celebrate this week – not only is the twelfth annual Oxfam Trailwalker set to kick off on Saturday morning, but the event has now raised a total of $10 million since its debut in 2006.More >>

Racing Codes welcome proposed changes to Racing Act

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:32:57 +1300 | New Zealand Racing Board

New Zealand’s three racing codes – New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR), Harness Racing New Zealand (HRNZ) and Greyhound Racing New Zealand (GRNZ) – have endorsed the proposed changes to the Racing Act announced by Racing Minister Nathan Guy today.More >>

NZRB Welcomes Proposed Amendments to Racing Act 2003

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:31:15 +1300 | New Zealand Racing Board

The Chair of the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB), Glenda Hughes, welcomes today’s announcement by Minister Nathan Guy regarding proposed amendment to the Racing Act 2003.More >>

South primed for title defence

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:20:26 +1300 | Netball NZ

The build-up has been “frantic” but new Netball South coach Georgie Salter and her charges are eager to hear the first whistles of the 2017 Beko Netball League. More >>

Government to amend Racing Act 2003

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:45:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Racing Minister Nathan Guy has today announced plans to amend the Racing Act 2003 and enable the introduction of charges for offshore betting operators. More >>

Kiwi Out Of British Open In Second Round

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:01:03 +1300 | Paul Coll

New Zealand’s Paul Coll has been beaten in the second round of the prestigious British Open squash tournament held in Hull, England this morning. More >>

Familiar look to 2017 NZL Sailing Team

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:49:15 +1300 | Yachting New Zealand

The majority of one of the most successful sailing teams in New Zealand Olympic history have been named in the 2017 NZL Sailing Team. More >>

Israel and New Zealand to do battle on the ice in April

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:31:28 +1300 | Shalom.Kiwi

Ice sports are not usually associated with Israel, just like bobsledding wasn’t associated with Jamaica until Cool Runnings, and baseball wasn’t associated with Israel before their remarkable wins in the 2017 World Baseball Classic , but Israel ...More >>

North Shore pub to host World Masters Games basketball teams

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:30:32 +1300 | Birkenhead Brewing Company

The Birkenhead Brewing Company (BBC), the home of craft-beer and great food on the North Shore, will be the unofficial home for World Masters Games basketball players at the 9th World Masters Games (April 21-30) in Auckland, New Zealand. More >>

 

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