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Seeds March to Quarters at Skycity NZ Badminton Open

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:37:14 +1200 | New Zealand Badminton Open

Top seeds dominated in this morning’s 3rd round action at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in a rain and windswept Auckland, with the favoured players for the most part progressing safely through to tonight’s quarterfinals.More >>

Inaugural Game Animal Council appointed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:16:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Minister Peter Dunne today announced the appointment of 11 members to the inaugural Game Animal Council. More >>

Call for public enquiry into the future of farming

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:02:44 +1200 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game NZ is calling for a public enquiry “to examine the future of agriculture in New Zealand”. More >>

Students create their own league to find legends

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:48 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington will play host to an e-sport tournament over the holidays, with students both co-ordinating and competing in online games. More >>

Wheels at Washington as skate park opens

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:10:02 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Bikers, skaters and scooter riders can test out their wheels with today’s opening of the third and final phase of Washington Way Reserve Skate Park. The $3.5 million development of the park includes three skate bowls, half-pipes, ramps, steps and ...More >>

FIFA U-20 World Cup NZ 2015 Kick Off Times Announced

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:55:04 +1200 | Wellington City Council

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. With 52 matches spread across the nation, the public will be able to enjoy a collection of day and night games, on both week ...More >>

Dunne Secures Win for Recreational Hunters

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:10:02 +1200 | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture Leader and Associate Minister for Conservation Hon. Peter Dunne welcomed the announcement of the inaugural appointments to the Game Animal Council. More >>

Skyline’s Zoom Zipline takes off

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:20 +1200 | Skyline Rotorua

Skyline Rotorua’s much anticipated gravity-ride activity, Zoom Zipline, is expected to open to the public this Easter Weekend, with the official launch taking place on Tuesday April 29.More >>

Top Seeds Progress, Kiwis In The Frame At Skycity Nz Badmint

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:41:45 +1200 | SKYCITY

The headline acts are having few issues at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open, with the top ranked players safely negotiating their way into tomorrow’s quarter finals at the North Shore Events Centre.More >>

Top Seeds Largely Untroubled At Skycity NZ Badminton Open

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:38:37 +1200 | SKYCITY

The Wednesday evening session at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open was highlighted again by the progress of the leading international players and the continued presence of the New Zealanders, with Kevin Dennerly-Minturn and Oliver Leydon-Davis leading the ...More >>

New Netball Central Zone Chair Ensures Continuity

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:47:34 +1200 | Netball Central

Netball Central Zone and Haier Pulse Chairman Ian Collier is passing on the baton to board member Sue Gordon, but will remain on the board until the beginning of June. “The amount of travel in my role with Air New Zealand has steadily increased and ...More >>

HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:57:13 +1200 | Lodge Real Estate

The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world’s best secondary school rugby teams in Japan’s Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament. More >>

Sport Wellington wins National Award for AMI Round the Bays

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:51:49 +1200 | Sport Wellington

Sport Wellington has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards held on Monday night in Christchurch. Organised by Sport NZ, the awards are held each year as part of the Sport Connections Conference and look to recognise ...More >>

Fifa U-20 World Cup NZ 2015 Kick Off Times Announced

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:02 +1200 | FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. More >>

Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:32 +1200 | New Zealand Rugby League

With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in contention for team spots. "For me, there were a few that stood out," he reflects on Round Six of the NRL.More >>

AFL Saints march in with student-designed guernsey

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:39:48 +1200 | Massey University

Two student designers will be excited more than most when St Kilda AFL players take the field at Westpac Stadium, Wellington for their Anzac Day match against the Brisbane Lions – they designed the players’ guernsey.More >>

Netball New Zealand Announces new Board Chair

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:58:57 +1200 | Netball NZ

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) Board member John Bongard has been appointed the new NNZ Board Chair effective immediately, with outgoing Board Chair Raewyn Lovett stepping down after contributing an outstanding nine years to the governance role.More >>

Kerry on One Year Anniversary of the Boston Bombing

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:36:04 +1200 | US State Department

U.S Secretary of State John Kerry on the One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing. More >>

Waikato Siblings Show Desire to Top Badminton Rankings

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:06:30 +1200 | SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open

Waikato brother/sister badminton combination Oliver and Susannah Leydon-Davis appear very relaxed in the lead up to the SKYCITY NZ Open at the North Shore Events Centre this week, in fact so relaxed about being home were the pair that they finished off ...More >>

Dunne Receives Major Safari Club Award

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:46:30 +1200 | Peter Dunne

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne has been awarded Honorary Membership of the New Zealand Chapter of Safari Club International “in recognition of outstanding contributions and service to New Zealand recreational hunting.” Safari Club International is ...More >>


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