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Gilmour to channel winning feeling at Rally Canterbury

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:29:39 +1200 | Emma Gilmour

Returning to the event that saw her achieve an historic victory last year, means Dunedin rally driver Emma Gilmour will be taking some special memories into the 2017 Lone Star Canterbury Rally on Sunday, June 4.More >>

Emirates Team New Zealand Are Ready to Race

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:00:12 +1200 | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand will begin their fight for redemption from San Francisco tomorrow when racing kicks off with the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers in Bermuda. More >>

Christchurch To Decide The Biggest Long Drive Golfer In NZ

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:30:31 +1200 | South Island Long Drive Golf Tournament

A trip to the world championships of long drive golf is a step closer as Clearwater Golf Resort hosts the Trident Homes South Island Long Drive Golf tournament this Saturday and the playoff against the North Island Champion.More >>

Central trio named in NZU21 team for World Youth Cup

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:25:56 +1200 | Netball Central

Highlighting its strong presence at under-21 level, three players from Netball Central have been included in the New Zealand team to contest the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 (NWYC2017) in July.More >>

Budget a disappointment for NZ recreation industry

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:07:59 +1200 | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association expressed concern about today’s budget announcement, saying the decision not to spend more on recreation is likely to impact negatively on individuals and communities around the country. More >>

$50 000 cash prize pool announced for GODZone

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:04:02 +1200 | GODZone Adventure

GODZone has launched a major draw card for the next installment of the worlds largest adventure race with a minimum cash prize pool of $50,000 announced for Chapter 7. More >>

New Zealand team named for NWYC2017

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:04:45 +1200 | Netball NZ

New Zealand has named a 12-strong team to defend their title at Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 (NWYC2017),July 8-16. More >>

2018 Pioneer Mountain Bike Race Postponed

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:02:38 +1200 | Pioneer

IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, announced today that the 2018 Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race scheduled to take place from February 11-17 has been postponed. Event organisers plan for the event to return with a new format in a yet to be confirmed ...More >>

Local businesses and international speaker raise funds

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:09:27 +1200 | Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Local businesses and international speaker raise funds to support Rotorua’s Special Olympics athletes You are invited to enjoy breakfast with Rotorua’s Special Olympics athletes and hear three-time Speaker of the Year Allie Mooney this Saturday at 9.30am ...More >>

NZ developed app making waves in international sailing

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:56:29 +1200 | Yachting New Nealand

An app developed in New Zealand has caught the attention of the sailing world and is being looked at as a tool that can be used at sailing regattas in any country. A special app was designed for last December’s Youth Sailing World Championships ...More >>

Put on your skates and be your own hero

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:47:17 +1200 | Dead End Roller Derby

Dead End Derby are seeking new skaters to join them in one of the most successful leagues in New Zealand Women seeking a new, fun and challenging sport are being encouraged to try roller derby.More >>

Unitec and Auckland Basketball Bringing Plays of the Week

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:33:51 +1200 | UNITEC

Auckland, May 24, 2017 - Basketball players in the Auckland secondary schools competition can now watch their own personalised highlights reels, full game footage, and review their stats, just like an NBA Player tuning in to SportsCenter. More >>

XXXX Gold as Official Beer of RLWC2017 Tournament

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:38:23 +1200 | Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) is pleased to announce Lion as the Official Beer Partner of the tournament in both Australia and New Zealand, with their flagship brand, XXXX GOLD, to be known as the Official Beer of the RLWC2017.More >>

Kiwis Missing Out on Americas Cup

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:36:00 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Most Kiwis are out of luck if they want the chance to watch this year’s Americas Cup live and free-to-air, says New Zealand First. More >>

FMC to launch 'Remarkable Outdoors' campaign

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:59:00 +1200 | Federated Mountain Clubs

Outdoor and conservation issues may not decide the next general election, but we will have a good crack at making sure their importance to our collective way of life continues to be widely appreciated.More >>

Alpine Safety On The Agenda In Christchurch

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:18:33 +1200 | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The biennial Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) formerly the Southern Hemisphere Avalanche Conference, broadens its focus to alpine snow environments, and brings together New Zealand and international delegates who are interested in helping to ...More >>

World Sailing and Volvo Join Forces

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:04:01 +1200 | Impact PR

The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport. More >>

Kiwi Teen Ready to Take on the World

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:44:56 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

MAY 23, 2017: It's a tough sporting world when everyone expects you'll be at your peak before you're aged 25, and most likely be retired by 35, but that's the harsh reality for motocross world championship hopefuls.More >>

Sport Hawke’s Bay Hosts the 2017 Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:34:13 +1200 | Sport Hawke's Bay

On Saturday, May 20, the annual Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards were held at Pettigrew.Green Arena in Taradale, recognizing the region’s sports people and supporters for their contributions and achievements during the year. More >>

Taupo round up and what happens next

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:32:32 +1200 | South Island Endurance Racing

A well run and entertaining event run by our ROC at Taupo, thanks to Tim, Steve and his team . We had all weather conditions, with the exception of fog, that provided lots of team work with tyre changes to keep the team warm but also strategy. When ...More >>