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Ellerslie Christmas Carnival

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:55:05 +1300 | NZ Racing Desk

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is a happy man just days out from a large scale attack on the riches of the three-day Auckland Racing Club Christmas Carnival which kicks off at Ellerslie on Boxing Day.More >>

Fast Learner ready for an examination in top company

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:44:27 +1300 | NZ Racing Desk

A convincing last to first performance by promising galloper Fast Learner at Te Rapa on Saturday has confirmed the high opinion Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett has of the four-year-old gelding.More >>

Tie Me Down back to winning form at Awapuni

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:40:31 +1300 | NZ Racing Desk

Imposing mare Tie Me Down showed a last start defeat at Trentham that ended the winning start to her racing career was merely a blip on the radar as she returned to the top of the podium in convincing fashion on her home track at Awapuni on Saturday.More >>

Cool Cameron gets Maygrove home with heady ride

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:39:03 +1300 | NZ Racing Desk

Last year’s champion jockey Matt Cameron showed all his class at Awapuni on Saturday to land enigmatic Cambridge galloper Maygrove a winner over 2000 metres after a heady front-running ride on the promising stayer.More >>

Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:05:42 +1300 | Ciclovia

"Let's do this every Sunday!" was the cry from the thousands of participants in this year's inaugural Ciclovía event on the Miramar Peninsula in February 2014. More >>

Brendon McCullum’s ‘Key to the Capital’ to be awarded

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:14:18 +1300 | Wellington City Council

Brendon McCullum’s ‘Key to the Capital’ to be awarded at next Basin Reserve test match More >>

Freeskiers Janina Kuzma 2nd, Beau-James Wells 3rd at Rev Tou

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:01:07 +1300 | Snow Sports New Zealand

Copper Mountain, U.S.A (18 December 2014) – Cardrona NZ freeskiers Janina Kuzma and Beau-James Wells, both of Wanaka, have earned podium finishes in the halfpipe at the U.S. Revolution Tour at Colorado’s Copper Mountain Resort in the U.S.A today. ...More >>

New access system for Te Urewera

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:07:49 +1300 | Game Animal Council

‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te Urewera’ says Don Hammond, Chairman of the NZ Game Animal Council. This follows a moratorium on the issue of new access permits ...More >>

Bathurst 12 Hour 2015

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:18:53 +1300 | NZ GT3 Endurance Team

Christchurch, New Zealand-based motorsport operation GT3 Endurance Ltd is pleased to announce their driver line-up for the 2015 Bathurst 12 hour. More >>

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:46 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village.More >>

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:28:47 +1300 | Badminton NZ

For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little easier on the nerves with news of their selection to the New Zealand Junior Team to contest the Oceania Championships at ...More >>

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:55:42 +1300 | Athletics Wellington

The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in Wellington’s Newtown Park next year, from 9-11 January. More >>

Lightbox Sport joint venture kicks off

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:33:42 +1300 | Lightbox

Online TV service Lightbox and Coliseum Sports Media today announced a joint venture partnership to bring premium sport content to more New Zealanders. The venture will be called Lightbox Sport and will include 100% of Coliseum Sports Media’s New Zealand ...More >>

Calling Nelson cricket fans

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:36:27 +1300 | New Zealand Post

One lucky Nelson cricket fan could win the chance to head out on to the pitch with the BLACKCAPS this time next month as the Kiwis take on Sri Lanka at the ANZ One Day International at Saxton Oval.More >>

Trotting club invites Katy Perry to watch her namesake

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:26:57 +1300 | Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park would roll out the red carpet for superstar singer Katy Perry if she wants to cheer on an equine version of herself at Auckland’s popular Night Trots this Friday, says Kimberley Algie, Sales & Marketing Manager of Alexandra ...More >>

Double record bid for King Country shearer

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:23:56 +1300 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia has confirmed he will tackle two of the World’s toughest shearing records early in the New Year – four weeks apart and on both sides of the Tasman.More >>

Te Awarua o Porirua Whaitua Committee appointed

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:45:01 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A diverse and talented group of people have been chosen to help the Porirua community decide how it wants to care for and manage its rivers, harbours and coastal water into the future.More >>

All girls mountaineering course launched

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:18:33 +1300 | Queenstown Mountain Holidays

Queenstown’s only professional mountain guiding company, Queenstown Mountain Holidays, will run a seven day ladies-only mountaineering course next year aimed at building skills and knowledge.More >>

‘Running of the Wools’ ahead of Rural Games

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:43:26 +1300 | Hilux New Zealand Rural Games

‘Running of the Wools’ to evoke forgotten Queenstown ahead of Hilux New Zealand Rural Games More >>

 

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