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Cricket Wellington Thanks Michael Papps

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:19 pm | Cricket Wellington

Having announced his retirement from cricket today, Cricket Wellington would like to congratulate Michael Papps on his career and contribution to the game over the last 20 seasons. More >>

"Watch this space…" says Police Cook Strait swimmer

Friday, 6 April 2018, 5:31 pm | New Zealand Police

Rough seas and storms forecast for next week have foiled New Plymouth Police Senior Sergeant Karley Hunt’s plans to swim Cook Strait for charity this year. More >>

A shearing star is born – aged 14

Friday, 6 April 2018, 5:08 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Taihape schoolboy today became one of the youngest shearers to claim a major shearing title when he won the Junior final at the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Waterbourne: NZ’s National Extreme Water-Sports Event

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:41 am | Waterbourne

This Weekend: New Zealand’s National Extreme Water-Sports Event Waterbourne is now New Zealand’s annual premier extreme water-sports event, after tripling in size. Starting in 2017, Waterbourne is this year a three-day multi-faceted event, ... More >>

Spring Challenge North – Great Lake Taupo - October 27

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 10:53 am | Spring Challenge

Spring Challenge North is bringing its super-popular, all-women’s adventure race to Lake Taupo in October and it promises to be the ultimate ladies day out - in the wilderness. More >>

Yacht Racing Forum Announces Partnership with Future Fibres

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:21 am | Yacht Racing Forum

The Yacht Racing Forum / Design & Technology Symposium is delighted to welcome the world leader in composite rigging as an Official Partner and exhibitor. The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing will take place in ... More >>

Captains Announced for New Zealand 2018 Ice Hockey Classic

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:15 am | Blackout Music Management

The captains for the 2018 Ice Hockey Classic have been announced today with Nolan Yonkman * and Zenon Konopka * named as the Team Canada and Team USA captains respectively. More >>

Warriors Star Jazz Tevaga Eager to Get Back to Roots

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:05 am | Vodafone Warriors

Vodaphone Warriors youngster Jazz Tevaga says the match against the Many Sea Eagles in Christchurch on June 9 will be a special occasion for him and his family. More >>

New Look CRC Speedshow Set to Be a Big Hit for Fans

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 10:21 am | CRC Speedshow

The 12th edition of the country's best motorsport, hot rod and automotive show - CRC Speedshow - will take place at the ASB Showgrounds over the weekend of July 21st and 22nd and it looks set to be an absolute cracker. More >>

Higgins is 2017/18 NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series Champs

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 9:19 am | NZ Formula 5000 Assn

Andy Higgins is 2017/18 SAS Autoparts/MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series Champ More >>

Recreation Fishers Welcome Minister’s Actions on CRA 2

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 9:10 am | LegaSea

LegaSea and the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council welcome the decision by the Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash to reduce the allowable catch for crayfish in the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty, known as the CRA 2 region. More >>

Waka Ama Series Inspires Hawke’s Bay Community to be Active

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:01 am | Sport Hawke's Bay

Werohia Waka Ama Series Inspires More of the Hawke’s Bay Community to be Active More >>

Peter Caughey Leads into Penultimate Superboat Round

Friday, 23 March 2018, 9:30 am | NZ SuperBoat

Peter Caughey Leads into Penultimate Superboat Round - Could 10th SuperBoat title be on the cards? More >>

Spirited Jamaica Sunshine Girls Notch Win Over Silver Ferns

Friday, 23 March 2018, 9:26 am | Netball NZ

Provided a testing workout, the Silver Ferns were beaten 59-51 by a resurgent Jamaica Sunshine Girls in their second match of the Taini Jamison Trophy at the North Shore Events Centre on Thursday. More >>

Yamaha Men Plan for a Winning Weekend at Taupo

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:06 am | Bikesport NZ

Motocross can be a brutally cruel sport at times, but Waikato's Kayne Lamont is determined that it will be he who does the punishing this weekend. More >>

Motocross Championships Will Go Down to the Wire at Taupo

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:37 am | Bikesport NZ

The 2018 New Zealand Motocross Championships will go down to the wire at the fourth and final round in Taupo this coming weekend. More >>

Interview with Fiona Allan, Chief Executive, Paralympics NZ

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 9:43 am | Paralympics NZ

As the New Zealand Paralympic Games Team wings its way back to New Zealand fresh from its success at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, we chatted to Fiona Allan, Chief Executive of Paralympics New Zealand prior to boarding her flight back ... More >>

Briar Triumphant in Horse of the Year Finale

Monday, 19 March 2018, 8:30 am | Horse Of The Year

It was a nail biting finish to the 2018 Land Rover Horse of the Year with the big classes on Sunday including the prestigious Olympic Cup. More >>

Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli Asia Pacific Series Arrives

Friday, 16 March 2018, 10:41 am | Hampton Downs

Ferrari today announced that its Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli Asia Pacific Series will take place on New Zealand’s iconic Hampton Downs circuit in April 2018. More >>

Motor Racing Season Finale at Teretonga Park, 17 March, Free

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:51 am | Southland Sports Car Club

The final race meeting of the season takes place at Teretonga Park this Saturday and admission to the event will be free. More >>

Golden Day for Tom and Popeye at Horse of the Year

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:45 am | Horse Of The Year

Wednesday brought the first of the major show jumping titles as well as another picture perfect day of Hawke’s Bay sunshine. More >>

Goldstar Series Roars Back Into Life In Wellington This Week

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 9:32 am | KartSport New Zealand

The 2017/18 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series roars back into life in Wellington this weekend after a cracking start in Taranaki late last year. No fewer than six previous class lap records were smashed as over 100 drivers ... More >>

First for Lamont But Three in a Row for Yamaha Team

Monday, 29 January 2018, 12:22 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 29, 2018: Kayne Lamont is the new champion of New Zealand's most prestigious dirt bike event, the 24-year-old building apprentice simply stunning onlookers when he won the 57th annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville on Sunday. More >>

League player accepts 18-mth ban after two positive tests

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:15 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

NZRL National Premiership team Akarana Falcons will be without prop Siliga Kepaoa for the upcoming season following two positive tests for the prohibited substance Higenamine. More >>

Open letter: Bring New Zealand-bound asylum-seekers

Friday, 24 November 2017, 4:03 pm | Ian Llewellyn

Open letter: Bring New Zealand-bound asylum-seekers stopped by Australian authorities to New Zealand for processing More >>

Women's RLWC2017 Final Squads Announced

Friday, 3 November 2017, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

With less than two weeks until the start of the historic 2107 Women's Rugby League World Cup, the final squads for the six competing nations have been announced. More >>

Tough Mudder Returns to Hampton Downs Motorsport Park

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 11:35 am | Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder returns to NZ shores to drag adrenaline-seeking kiwis out of their comfort zone and into a new, epic level of mud, obstacles and pure grit. More >>

Coromandel Gold Rush Rally Route Finalised

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 10:18 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new route has been drawn up for this year's 26 August event, taking in some northern parts of the Coromandel that haven't been used for rally driving for several decades. More >>

New Sightseeing Experience at Cardrona for Winter 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:05 pm | Cardrona Alpine Resort

With the new McDougall’s Chondola this winter, we’re very excited to launch a new Sightseeing product at Cardrona for the 2017 season & beyond. We’re delighted that this product has already been hugely successful in its first week of operations, ... More >>

All Aspirations Take On Christchurch’s Marathon

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:11 am | Christchurch Marathon

A Guinness world record attempt, water carriers, City Councilors and a handful of 80-year olds are among a colourful cast of 4000-plus characters lining up for Sunday’s ASB Christchurch Marathon. More >>

Thank You Page For Scoop’s 2017 Opening the Election Fundraiser

Monday, 29 May 2017, 12:45 pm | Opening The Election

This page is to express our heartfelt thanks to all of the people and organisations who have supported Scoop in Autumn 2017 and ensuring we are able to continue our work and to open the election in 2017. More >>

Glorious Weekend for Mokau's Smith

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:54 am | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 20, 2017: Mokau motorcycle racer Adrian Smith barely has time to wait around for the silverware these days, before he's off to try and earn his next trophy. More >>

National duty calls as Raval and Andrews return for Aces

Friday, 27 January 2017, 1:53 pm | Auckland Cricket

Jeet Raval and Cody Andrews are back in the mix for the Auckland Aces as they travel down to Rangiora to face Canterbury in their fifth round Ford Trophy encounter this Saturday. More >>

Sugar and Obesity Factsheet and links

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 5:25 pm | HiveMind

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Understanding Scoop HiveMind

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 4:57 pm | HiveMind

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Women can succeed in top rugby administration

Friday, 4 November 2016, 10:37 am | Make Lemonade

Can women be successful in a leadership role in rugby, gaining respect and be followed as a genuine leader in sports administration? Even if she has not played the game or because it is such a male dominated sport and industry? Kym Aust-Howlett, the ... More >>

Falcons Close Door on Tournament Rivals

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 11:19 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Falcons Close Door on Tournament Rivals ________________________________________ A peerless defensive display has delivered Akarana Falcons into their second successive NZRL National Women’s Tournament final against archrivals Counties Manukau Stingrays ... More >>

Road to Premiership Final Guarded by Bulls

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

As the 2016 NZRL National Premiership enters its final stages, Canterbury Bulls seemingly hold the key to entry into the October 1 climax. More >>

Hamish Bond bringing Gold to Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 12:55 pm | NZ Racing Board

Olympic Gold medallist Hamish Bond will be the guest of honour at the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday at Hastings Racecourse on Saturday 27th August. More >>

Wellington wins Netball NZ U19 Champs title

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 5:28 pm | Netball New Zealand

Wellington has stormed home in the second half to capture the Netball NZ U19 Champs title, defeating Auckland 38-25 at Saxton Stadium, Nelson on Thursday. More >>

Get up to Five coming to Wellington

Saturday, 5 March 2016, 4:08 pm | Extra Mile Runners

New Zealand’s top beginner running programme, Get up to Five, is coming to Wellington. More >>

Speech to the Bluegreens Conference

Sunday, 21 February 2016, 2:58 pm | New Zealand Government

Good afternoon everyone, it’s great to be with you all at my first Bluegreen conference! More >>

Top of the table clash this weekend

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:18 pm | Mainland Football

Top of the table clash this weekend – Canterbury United Dragons Canterbury United urge local football fans to come out at show their support this weekend, as The Dragons remain firmly in the hunt for a home semi-final. The Canterbury United Dragons will ... More >>

Nathan Mauger to assist Hammett at Superwolves

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 10:13 am | Make Lemonade

Nathan Mauger to assist Hammett at Superwolves January 19, 2016 Former All Black and Crusaders centre Nathan Mauger has been appointed assistant coach of Japan's new Super Rugby team the Sunwolves. Mauger flew out of Christchurch today heading ... More >>

Karters dominate BMW racing

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 9:33 am | Comtechnology

Press release: Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - round 3, 15-17 January 2016. For immediate release: Monday 18 January 2016. Auckland’s Aaron Hodgson led a list of karting graduates who shared the limelight at the weekend’s round of Castrol ... More >>

World class triathletes announced for Challenge Wanaka

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:54 am | Challenge Wanaka

A top field of international elite athletes are lining up along side a record age group field for the 10th anniversary edition of New Zealand’s Challenge Wanaka on 20 February. More >>

Whitaker's Romaniacs Build-up a Winner

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:24 am | Bikesport NZ

Wellington's Jake Whitaker (Husqvarna TE250), top dog at the WaimiHard Enduro on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com JANUARY 18, 2016: When the going gets tough, the tough get going and that was the cue for Wellington's Jake Whitaker ... More >>

Olympic countdown heats up for Volkswagen

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:16 am | FCB New Zealand

Olympic countdown heats up for Volkswagen and the New Zealand Olympic Committee 18 January 2015 : With today marking 200 days until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Volkswagen New Zealand reaffirms its long-standing partnership with the New ... More >>

Moving in Right Direction and Looking Forward to Teretonga

Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:28 am | Little Devil Motorsport

TOTAL Lubricants Nissan Altima driver Nick Ross feels very positive with how their campaign is going after the fourth round of the NZ Touring Cars held at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park this weekend at Ruapuna, Christchurch. More >>

Heimgartner Claims Ruapuna Round Win in BNT NZ Touring Cars

Monday, 18 January 2016, 10:01 am | F2 Communications

Andre Heimgartner has returned to the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship this weekend at Ruapuna in great style capturing the round win at the fourth event of the championship. More >>

World Shearing Championship Series

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:55 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing champion Rowland Smith has made a flying start to a gruelling New Zealand team selection series he hopes will have him defending the title in Invercargill in 13 months’ time. More >>

Leading Ladies Take World Cup Honours

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:51 am | Black Balloon

The Ultra•Mox FEI World Cup produced plenty of drama at the Continental Cars Audi World Cup Festival at Woodhill Sands today with the leading ladies of New Zealand showjumping taking top honours. More >>

2016 NZ Superbike Championships

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:38 am | Bikesport NZ

2016 NZ Superbike Championships Superbike Series Gets a Shake-up CAPTION: Taupo's Scotty Moir (Suzuki GSX-R1000), top man in the superbike class at Teretonga at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com JANUARY 17, 2016: The 2016 New Zealand ... More >>

Moët & Chandon with Naveya & Sloane create NZ First Proposal

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:33 am | Dark Horse NZ

Moët & Chandon together with Naveya & Sloane create New Zealand First Proposal Ralph Chang proposes on Centre Court at ASB Classic Semi-Final Today at the ASB Classic Moët & Chandon, together with Naveya & Sloane, helped one man pull off his ... More >>

Wellington Firebirds Squad Announced for Ford Trophy Game 7

Sunday, 17 January 2016, 1:41 pm | Wellington Firebirds

Wellington Firebirds Squad Announced for Seventh Game of Ford Trophy The Wellington Firebirds squad to play in their seventh game of the Ford Trophy against the Mondiale Auckland Aces at the Basin Reserve, Wellington on January 17, 2016 is: Michael Papps ... More >>

Tennis Stars & Celebrities Enjoy Accor ‘Glam Slam’ Party

Sunday, 17 January 2016, 1:23 pm | Accor Hotels and Resorts

Tennis Stars And Celebrities Enjoy ‘Glam Slam’ Official Player Party at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins More >>

Meet And Dine with the Blues This Friday, Alexandra Park

Sunday, 17 January 2016, 12:49 pm | Alexandra Park

Players of Super 15 rugby franchise The Blues will be at Alexandra Park this coming Friday evening - 22 January - to meet fans, sign autographs, pose for selfies, and even be around your dinner table! More >>

Keen Athletes Brave Chilly Conditions at Christchurch Duo

Sunday, 17 January 2016, 12:42 pm | Sovereign Tri Series

Keen Athletes Brave Chilly Conditions at Christchurch Duo It was hard to tell it was right in the middle of summer as the Sovereign tri Series came to Christchurch with the Duathlon at Orana Wildlife Park on Saturday night. On what was meant to ... More >>

Smith and Henare off to good start at Lumsden

Saturday, 16 January 2016, 12:52 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning World champion shearer Rowland Smith and 2012 champion woolhandler Joel Henare each got their bids for another shot at the big title when they won their respective finals at the Northern Southland Community Shears on yesterday(Frriday). More >>

Sarah is Back on the Pace Again

Friday, 15 January 2016, 3:56 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 15, 2016: Taihape's Sarah Elwin is almost always smiling whenever she can ride her Yamaha YZ250F, but those smiles have certainly become wider in recent months as her form reaches new highs. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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