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Sharpley & Anstis chasing championship runner up spot

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:21:42 +1200 | Rallylife Motorsport

Whakatane Rally Driver Jono Shapley and Auckland based co driver Kieran Anstis are fired up and ready to Challenge for second place in the Cat 5 New Zealand Rally Championship at the Final Round Rally Coromandel on the 20th of August.More >>

Wellington City Council supports Porirua crypto response

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:13:33 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council’s Recreation Facilities Manager, Julian Todd, is asking people to stay away from the city’s pools if they have been ill with diarrhoea or stomach upsets in the past couple of weeks.More >>

BTW Announces NZ Title

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:47:02 +1200 | Benjamin Watt

BTW Promoter, Benjamin Watt has announced his main event at his boxing event on September 24th. Tongan born New Zealander Nailini Helu, will be fighting for the NZPBA Womens Heavyweight title against Ange Davis.More >>

Funding available for improving public access to outdoors

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:40:25 +1200 | Walking Access Commission

Groups undertaking projects to enhance access to the outdoors should consider applying for funding through the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Enhanced Access Fund.More >>

Monster Energy Presents the Jossi Wells Invitational

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:42:28 +1200 | Cardrona

Winter X Games gold medallist Jossi Wells is holding an invitational Big Air event for the world’s best skiers & snowboarders at Cardrona Alpine Resort this August. Kiwi skiers and snowboarders will go head to head against a stacked field of international ...More >>

Photos: Pikachu Goes Bungy Jumping

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:02 +1200 | AJ Hackett

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ had a very special new Bungy lover today – Pikachu from PokemonGO. More >>

Get Over Your Spat in the Interests of New Zealanders

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:46:25 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Whatever the source of the Olympic media coverage spat is it is not in the interests of New Zealand, says New Zealand First. More >>

NZ shearers in Wales

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:03:17 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion shearer Rowland Smith has become the fifth New Zealander in 10 years to win the Royal Welsh Open title. More >>

Mad Mike Whiddett’s “most extreme stunt ever”

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:02:21 +1200 | Vodafone

Kiwi drift car sensation Mad Mike Whiddett has demonstrated the reliability of the Vodafone 4G network in a high octane stunt at Leadfoot track in Hahei. More >>

Wellington A Black wins Netball NZ U17 Champs title

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:30:05 +1200 | Netball New Zealand

Wellington A Black wins Netball NZ U17 Champs title Media Release Thursday 21 July, 2016 More >>

Withdrawal of media coverage at Rio Olympics

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:17:03 +1200 | Massey University

School of Journalism senior lecturer Dr Catherine Strong says it’s “disheartening” that the NZ Herald and Fairfax Media have had to withdraw their reporting teams, including photographers and videographers, from on site coverage of the Rio Olympics ...More >>

Decision digest: SkyPath and St James Theatre key items

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:55:47 +1200 | Auckland City Council

The council’s Finance and Performance Committee today considered updates on SkyPath, St James Theatre and other matters.More >>

Bray keen to build on points lead in the US

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:54:21 +1200 | Kart Sport

Kiwi kart international Daniel Bray is keen to build on his S1 class points lead at the second big double header Superkarts USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour kart race meeting of the season in the United States this weekend.More >>

'Learner, fitter, faster' 2016 Trgo mark 50-event milestone

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:39:25 +1200 | Fast Company

This year's Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally - which starts in Taupo on Wednesday October 12 and finishes in Havelock North on Sunday October 16 will be a 'leaner, fitter, faster' affair.More >>

2016 ANZ Championship Semi-Finals Preview

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:36:55 +1200 | ANZ Championship Netball

Conference Finals Fixtures: The Coffee Club Queensland Firebirds v Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Sunday 24 July, 12pm (local time) Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane Cold Power Magic v NSW Swifts Monday 25 July, 7.30pm (local time) ...More >>

Under 23 Team Named for World Championships

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:33:29 +1200 | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand has confirmed the U23 athletes to represent New Zealand at the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Cozumel in September this year, with three athletes joining others in the New Zealand team for the elite races.More >>

Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be the most visual Olympics ever

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:31:14 +1200 | Getty Images

Auckland, NEW ZEALAND – 21st July 2016: Getty Images , a world leader in visual communication, today announces it will be capturing the upcoming Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games with an elite roster of award-winning specialist sports ...More >>

101 days to the 101

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:21:23 +1200 | Hampton Downs

This Thursday, July 21 marks 101 days to the first Hampton Downs 101 at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park. The event, which features cars and drivers from the Australian GT Championship, is also the official opening for the new look Hampton ...More >>

Exton and Rooney to join Morris & Parkinson at ROK Cup

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:00:59 +1200 | Kart Sport

Inaugural ROK Cup New Zealand Vortex Mini ROK class winner William Exton and runner-up Jackson Rooney are set to join New Zealand champions Breanna Morris (2016) and Joshua Parkinson (2015) on a four-strong Kiwi squad at this year's ROK Cup International ...More >>

Eventing Team NZ Combos Named for Rio

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:33:27 +1200 | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand has today named a stellar combination of eventing horses for the Rio Olympic Games. More >>

 

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