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More Than One Million Free Water Skills For Life Lessons In Auckland Celebrated

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:37:46 +1200 | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

A significant milestone of Water Skills for Life in Auckland has been marked – more than one million free lessons across the region in ten years. Water Skills for Life is managed in Tāmaki Makaurau by Aktive, in partnership with community delivery ...More >>

NZRL's Ngā Ringa Āwhina Strategy Set To 'Strengthen And Adapt' Rugby League April 19, 2021

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:23:16 +1200 | NZRL

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) has been given a once in a generation opportunity to improve and transform the code as part of the Government's COVID-19 Sport Recovery Package. Of this recovery package, Sport NZ's 'Strengthen and Adapt' phase aims to ...More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated The Good Oil Tactix 54-36 In Invercargill

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:47:20 +1200 | ANZ Premiership

18 April, 2021 The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel’s ardent fans have welcomed their new-look shooting circle with open arms as the southern recruits spearheaded a surprise and commanding ANZ Premiership win. Pundits had The Good Oil Tactix as ...More >>

Robinhood Stars Defeated Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse 57-53 In Palmerston North

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:43:51 +1200 | ANZ Premiership

Image copyright Michael Bradley Photography 18 April, 2021 The Robinhood Stars cemented their status as a team to watch this season with a maiden ANZ Premiership win over Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse to open their 2021 campaign. A 57-53 victory at Fly Palmy ...More >>

Rowan Shepherd Is The 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Champion

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 17:41:19 +1200 | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

To the victor, the spoils! Picture Tayler Burke Rowan Shepherd has won the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship after a mesmerising final race at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. Shepherd needed to finish second behind race winner Simon ...More >>

Sports Fans Vote For Their Laureus Sporting Moment Of The Year

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 05:18:10 +1200 | Laureus

Laureus Sporting Moment 2021 launches TODAY in a global online poll ‘This celebrates something special in sport, something very special in life’ says Laureus World Sports Academy Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick Shortlist contains six emotional moments ...More >>

Kiwi Company Adapts Sports Gear Technology For Safer PPE

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:56:00 +1200 | Industrial Safety News

New Zealand equipment producer ZERO Height Safety has partnered with twICEme Technology to allow seamless access to vital information through the tap of a smartphone when an emergency occurs. The partnership aims to increase the level of safety for workers ...More >>

Hockey Dream It Competition Encourages Kids And Teens To Return To Hockey

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:15:56 +1200 | Polytan

Polytan and Hockey NZ are collaborating to run a Hockey Dream It competition giving kids and teenagers aged 6 – 17 years of age in New Zealand the chance to win one of five exclusive Hockey Dream It prize packs. The aim of the competition is to encourage ...More >>

Tokyo Olympic Games: Fifteen-strong Athletics Team Named For Tokyo Olympics

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:13:01 +1200 | NZOC

Fifteen athletes have been conditionally named in the athletics team for the Tokyo Olympic Games, announced today at the AUT Millennium track by the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC). The initial athletics team for Tokyo 2020 is: Dame Valerie Adams, ...More >>

Greyhound Racing Taken To Task As The Government Announces A Review

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:36:49 +1200 | SAFE NZ

The Government has just announced a review of the greyhound racing industry, following reports from SAFE, Greyhound Protection League and Grey2K USA Worldwide of ongoing cruelty within the greyhound racing industry. In the announcement, Minister for Racing ...More >>

Review Into Greyhound Racing Announced

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:11:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is putting in place a review of the work being done on animal welfare and safety in the greyhound racing industry, Grant Robertson announced today. “While Greyhound Racing NZ has reported some progress in implementing the recommendations ...More >>

Golf Classic Celebrates 30 Years Supporting Canterbury Children

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:07:38 +1200 | Cholmondeley Children's Centre

Cholmondeley Children’s Centre ’s longest-running annual fundraiser teed off for its 30th year on Thursday, with more than 125 participants showing off their best swings over 18 holes at Templeton Golf Club. The Cholmondeley Charity Golf Classic ...More >>

Mallard Harvest Looks Promising For Otago Hunters

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:59:41 +1200 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Duck hunters in Otago can look forward to an above-average season this year if the weather plays it part. This year’s mallard monitoring results were 10% above the average count since 2015, Otago Fish & Game officer Bruce Quirey said. "Rivers ...More >>

Back To The Future For Thomson In 2021

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 06:07:46 +1200 | Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Dylan Thomson | Photo credit: Becky Ladbrook / FastExposure Photography Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson will return to where it all began when he contests the FIA two-wheel drive class of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, starting ...More >>

Cadbury Extend Partnership With Netball NZ

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:35:51 +1200 | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Cadbury has extended its support of netball as Principal Volunteer Partner. The two-year partnership will build on the previous two years and acknowledge and reward the thousands of volunteers who ...More >>

Jennah Wootten appointed CE of Aktive

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:18:32 +1200 | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

Jennah Wootten has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Aktive, replacing Dr Sarah Sandley who is stepping down after seven years in the role. Currently General Manager Partnerships & Communication with Sport New Zealand, Ms Wootten has ...More >>

TR86 Trio Go Down To The Wire For 2021 Title

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:55:51 +1200 | Toyota Racing

With 12 races down and just three to go, the race to the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship title is still wide open. Either current series leader Rowan Shepherd, early pace setter Ryan Wood or Simon Evans will leave the Bruce McLaren Motorsport ...More >>

Amazon Studios Announces First-look Tv Deal And Docuseries With 23-time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Serena Williams

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:43:26 +1200 | Amazon Studios

Currently Filming, the Untitled Docuseries Follows Williams Both On and Off the Court Amazon Studios announced today that it has signed a first-look TV deal with 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Serena Williams. Serena will work with Amazon ...More >>

Seville To Be Host City For 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 05:45:50 +1200 | Laureus

LONDON, April 13, 2021 - The winners of the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards, the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be announced in Seville on May 6. Seville, the capital of Andalusia, captures the essence of Spanish culture, art and passion. ...More >>

NZ Cross-country Champs To Wrap Up In The South Island

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:14:27 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

Napier-base former Wairoa rider Tommy Watts (Yamaha), with an equal share of the championship lead at the halfway stage of the series. Photo by Andy McGechan, New Zealand's elite cross-country motorcycle racers will wrap up the 2021 national ...More >>


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