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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 >>

Finalists Announced for New Zealand’s Sporting Moment 2015

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:23 am | Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Finalists Announced for New Zealand’s Sporting Moment of 2015 Voting open for only public choice category at 53rd Halberg Awards Ten sporting highlights from 2015 have been announced today for the Radio Sport Sporting Moment of the Year Award , ... More >>

Harris Quick to Find Pace Again

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Harris Quick to Find Pace Again JANUARY 13, 2016: It didn't take Taranaki's Shaun Harris long to get his mojo back. A near-death experience just over eight years ago, when Harris crashed spectacularly at the infamous Isle of Man public road races in ... More >>

On the 11th day of Christmas . . . be a considerate driver

Friday, 18 December 2015, 9:57 am | New Zealand Police

Many families will be gearing up for Christmas road trips and it’s also a time of year when our beautiful country attracts large numbers of overseas visitors. More >>

The Warrior Wins in Gisborne

Monday, 19 October 2015, 9:19 am | Black Balloon

Seven hundredths of a second was all it took for showjuming veteran Maurice Beatson to take the honours in the Equissage Horse Grand Prix at the Poverty Bay A and P Show in Gisborne today. More >>

Whittaker Bags Back to Back Victories

Monday, 12 October 2015, 9:25 am | Annie Studholme

Springston teenager Steffi Whittaker’s unbelievable start to the season has continued, snaring back-to-back victories in the Telford Junior Rider Series and Pony Mini Prix at the Southern A&P Show this weekend. More >>

Hewitt world class again winning silver medal

Monday, 21 September 2015, 9:22 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Andrea Hewitt has again shown her class and incredible consistency, winning silver on the overall ITU World Series Rankings for 2015, the fifth time in seven years that the irrepressible Cantabrian has stood on the year-end world ranking podium, ... More >>


Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 1:40 pm | F2 Communications

The Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series will have an ‘all-star’ line-up for the coming 2015/16 season, with world renowned American Formula D Pro-Drifter Ryan Tuerck set to compete at Round 2 of the series at Tauranga in January. More >>

Podium Finish for Piera Hudson and Willis Feasey

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:35 am | NZ Snow Sports

Queenstown, New Zealand (12 August 2015) – New Zealand Alpine Ski Team members Piera Hudson (Hawke’s Bay/Wanaka) and Willis Feasey (Twizel) rounded out a successful four days of racing, both claiming podium spots in the Coronet Cup Slalom held at ... More >>

How To File An Annual Return With The Companies Office

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:54 pm |

Accountants and lawyers charge you fees to file annual returns with the Companies Office that many company owners can do themselves for nothing. More >>

How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $160.22

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:51 pm |

Article: How to form a company in New Zealand yourself for only $160.22 More >>

NZ Company Launch 4 Day Dance And Cheerleading Competition

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:37 pm | All Star Cheerleaders

New Zealand entrepreneur, and the country’s most accomplished cheerleading coach and event producer, Kimberley Ramsay Reid has announced the launch of the Global Dance and Cheer Games in June 2016. More >>

City Councillors and Local Sport Stars Gear up for FIFA U-20

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:34 pm | Christchurch City Council

City Councillors, Canterbury Kings cricketer Andrew Ellis, Former All-White Aaron Clapham, Mainland Football stars and official FIFA mascot 'Wooliam' enjoy a game of futsal at the official FIFA futsal pitch at Burnside High School. More >>

Aon - Yachting New Zealand win Commercial Partnership Award

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:20 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Aon and Yachting New Zealand are celebrating the win of the Commercial Partnership Award at the 2015 Sport and Recreation Awards. This award is a prestigious one in the Sport Industry that annually recognizes the formation of one outstanding partnership ... More >>

Armstrong Has to Dig Deep at WSK Series Round in Italy

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 11:45 am | Kart Sport

Kart ace Marcus Armstrong had to dig deep for a hard-won eighth place in the KF class Final at the third round of the 2015 WSK Super Master Series at Muro Leccese over the weekend. More >>

Defending champion to carve new path at International Rally

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 11:05 am | Comtechnology

India’s Gaurav Gill returns to defend his 2014 International Rally of Whangarei win and heads a multi-national line-up that will contest the region’s roads from 17 to 19 April. More >>

AIMS GAMES, Sport BOP big winners in national awards

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:45 am | DSCRIBE

Tauranga's premier sporting tournament received yet another accolade last night, with the NZCT AIMS GAMES recognised for event excellence at the annual Sport New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards in Auckland. More >>

Only One Rider Can Be the Winner

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:40 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 14, 2015: There are many more than just two riders contesting this year's New Zealand Cross-country Championships, but, for the first half of the season at least, most of the focus has been almost exclusively on the battle between Pahiatua’s ... More >>

The Weekly Revolver #248

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:25 am | Revolve Cycling

Let's get political, political. I wanna get political, political. (sung in the tune of Let's get Physical). Yes ladies...things are getting serious in our capital. The government has $100 million to spend on urban cool is that?! But...Wellington ... More >>

SKYCITY Mystics (47) defeated Mojo Pulse (45)

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:39 am | ANZ Championship Netball

The SKYCITY Mystics have made a break from the pack in the New Zealand Conference stakes with a torrid 47-45 victory over Mojo Pulse in Wellington, and given an injection of confidence to one of their perennial stars. More >>

Get Ready to Rumble in the Rubble

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:34 am | The PR Shop

Rumble in the Rubble is a Christchurch open-air boxing event where contenders from 16 companies that contribute to the Christchurch rebuild get into the ring to raise awareness for the rebuild effort, and money for a Charitable Foundation. More >>

KTM's Broad Clinches Title in Nailbiting Finish

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:28 am | Bikesport NZ

Ngatea's Ben Broad (CMR Red Bull KTM), a winner on the track and off it at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Rotorua awarded as NZ’s top cycling spot

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:46 am | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick will this week accept a trophy on behalf of the district, following a nationwide public vote that saw Rotorua named ‘New Zealand’s Favourite Place to Cycle.’ More >>

West Coast Fever (66) defeated Mainland Tactix (51)

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:39 am | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: West Coast Fever (66) defeated Mainland Tactix (51) The high-flying West Coast Fever kept their unblemished record intact after recording an impressive 66-51 win over the Mainland Tactix in Blenheim on Sunday. Making the long road trip ... More >>

Queensland Firebirds (55) defeated Melbourne Vixens (48)

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:31 am | ANZ Championship Netball

A potent Mission Queensland Firebirds took full advantage of a depleted Melbourne Vixens to post an untroubled 55-48 win after leading from start to finish in Melbourne on Sunday. More >>

Junior teams staff named

Friday, 10 April 2015, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Previous Junior Kiwis assistant coach Kelvin Wright will step into the lead role for the age-group side’s showdown with the Junior Kangaroos next month on Queensland’s Gold Coast. More >>

Six legends inducted into ARL Hall of Fame

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:24 pm | Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League last night inducted the first group of local legends into the ARL Hall of Fame, at a ceremony held at Alexandra Park in Auckland. More >>

Defining Mystics Match-up for Mojo Pulse

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:31 pm | Netball Central Zone

Consistency on attack holds the key to success for the Mojo Pulse in their  ANZ Championship  netball rematch against the  Northern Mystics  in Wellington on Monday.   The Pulse looked to have gained much-needed momentum with a dominant 11-goal ... More >>

Youth sports gets boost from Lake Taupo Charitable Trust

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:18 pm | Lake Taupo Charitable Trust

The Trustees of the 100% Lake Taupo Charitable Trust recently issued $15,000 of grants to 19 local groups and organisations. More >>

Mad Mike Whiddet Returns to Formula Drift USA

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:19 pm | Red Bull

Mad Mike Whiddet Returns to Formula Drift USA   Red Bull pro drifter Mad Mike Whiddett is making a return to the prestigious Formula DRIFT Professional Drifting Championship Series, with a commitment to multiple events of the seven-round US-based 2015 season ... More >>

How Fast is Fast? Warbirds Over Wanaka

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:00 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Organisers have confirmed that Jet Racing will return for the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow 2016 and will feature at least one, and possibly two, aircraft which have actually competed in the world-famous Reno Air Races. More >>

Fight Week Press Conference

Monday, 23 March 2015, 4:31 pm | Sky Arena

Fight night is only three days away, tensions are mounting as the SUPER 8 title challengers and Last Man Standing contenders, gather to face the public now the hard work has been done. More >>

Speech by Raul Castro Ruz on Venezuela

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:57 pm | Embassy of Cuba in New Zealand

ALBA brings us together today to reaffirm our firmest support for the Bolivarian people and government in the face of the latest interventionist measures and threats from the U.S. government against Venezuela. More >>

Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 11:01 am | Motatapu OffRoad Sporting Event

March 7 2015 The eleventh annual Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event roared into action today (Saturday March 7, 2015) with 4,567 registered competitors taking to the backcountry with enthusiasm, vigour and excitement. More >>

adidas Film Series Sport 15 launches today

Monday, 16 February 2015, 9:40 am | Spark Activate

New Zealand, February 16, 2015 – Starting today, adidas brings its passion for sport to life through Sport 15, a campaign set to deliver a series of films including rugby icons Richie McCaw, Daniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams. Video link: ... More >>

Lauren Boyle

Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:46 am | John McBeth

The freakish Danyon Loader, who swam to two gold medals in 1996 and a silver four years previously, has been the most successful by the length of a pool. Three other New Zealanders have won bronze medals- that’s it, unless we go back to 1912 and ... More >>

Explosive start to schools nationals

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:33 am | New Zealand Rugby League

St Paul's College and Mt Albert Grammar will renew their keen rivalry, as next month's NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament at Papakura begins with a bang. With the premiership draw spreading 12 teams across four pools, each side faces a crossover ... More >>

Top Seeds Imperious in Round One of Wisden Cup

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:15 am | Badminton NZ

The top three seeds all came through their opening round ties with ease at the Wisden Cup at the North Harbour Badminton Centre in Forrest Hill today, dropping a total of just four games across the three ties. Home town side North Harbour cleaned out ... More >>

UC graduate sets up cricket foundation with marketing degree

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 11:24 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury graduate has set up the Cricket Live Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation using cricket to help change the lives of children from slum areas in India and Sri Lanka. More >>

Pasefika Proud Fono, Otago Museum, Dunedin 2014

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Pasefika Proud Fono, Otago Museum, Dunedin 2014 Talofa lava, Kia ora, Fakalofa lahi atu, Aloha, Ni sa bula, Malo e lelei, Kia orana, Taloha ni, Halo olaketa. I am so pleased to be here tonight to celebrate with you the diversity, the resilience and ... More >>

More solid results from day two in Hyeres

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 9:04 am | Yachting New Nealand

The NZL Sailing Team continued their good form into day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta where over 1100 Olympic class sailors from 59 nations are competing. More >>


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Group 1 Vinery Victory for Valentina

Monday, 7 April 2014, 11:37 am | NZ Bloodstock

New Zealand filly Lucia Valentina (NZ) (Savabeel) raced to a decisive victory in the Group 1 A$405,000 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) to announce herself as a leading three-year-old filly in Australia on another great day of racing for kiwi-bred horses ... More >>

Simon Bridges: Speech to NZ Energy Conference

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:41 am | New Zealand Government

It is the foundation on which we build economic growth, prosperity and progress in our societies. Across the globe, we are all facing the same basic energy challenge. We want our citizens and countries to continue to develop and prosper. But we need ... More >>

Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ulmer joins Motatapu Adventure

Friday, 31 January 2014, 4:18 pm | Southern PR

New Zealand Olympic cycling gold medallist Sarah Ulmer is the latest athlete confirmed for the Motatapu Icebreaker Off-Road Marathon to be held March 8 in Queenstown and Wanaka. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Figures paint different pictures of economy

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:26 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Separate reports today painted a mixed picture of the economy, with the country’s manufacturing sector going gangbusters, while consumers clamped down on their spending. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: House prices keep rising in October

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 12:09 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand house prices continued their meteoric rise to new records heights in October, the first month the Reserve Bank’s restrictions on home lending kicked in, though sales volumes were up at a slower pace. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: CBA eyes $70.6M payday for Kiwi Income deal

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:24 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Commonwealth Bank of Australia has agreed to give up its management control of Kiwi Income Property Trust, though it will cost investors about $70.6 million to do so. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Investors keep smashing Chorus

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:07 pm | BusinessDesk

Shares in Chorus extended their slide in trading today as investors vented their frustration over a softly-softly response by the government to regulated price cuts of the network operator’s copper lines. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chorus copper pricing muddle gets worse

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 12:25 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 7 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Chorus plumbed a new low today as an already complicated muddle over whether or not its copper line services will have their prices cut got even more complicated. More >>

MIDDAY UDPATE: Local jobs growth booms in retail, hospo

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 12:11 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 6 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s jobs growth boomed in the September quarter as more people signed up for work in retail and hospitality and the construction sector remained strong. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chorus shares slump on cheaper copper prices

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 12:19 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Chorus dropped to a four-month low after Telecommunications Commissioner Stephen Gale set cheaper prices for wholesale access to the company’s ageing copper network. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Moa shares plunge after profit warning

Monday, 4 November 2013, 12:20 pm | BusinessDesk

Nov. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Moa Group plunged 10 percent after the boutique beer maker said its annual loss could be more than twice what it forecast in last year’s offer document. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: NZ Post to cut as many as 2,000 jobs

Friday, 1 November 2013, 12:50 pm | BusinessDesk

MIDDAY UPDATE: NZ Post to cut as many as 2,000 jobs over three years More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: NZ central bank keeps interest rate unchanged

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 12:31 pm | BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The nation’s central bank kept its official cash rate at a record-low 2.5 percent as expected this morning, with financial markets focused on the prospects for rate hikes next year. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Transpacific gives up on local waste disposal

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 12:17 pm | BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Australian waste management firm Transpacific Industries has given up on its New Zealand unit, seven years after shelling out $870 million on the acquisition. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Meridian set to go public

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 12:14 pm | BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Meridian Energy is set to go public this afternoon when trading of its instalment receipts kicks off at 1pm after a tepid response to the initial public offering. More >>

MIDDAY UPDATE: Infratil gets busy with Metlifecare, Oz PPPs

Friday, 25 October 2013, 12:25 pm | BusinessDesk

Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington-based infrastructure investor Infratil has had a busy day, announcing two deals worth more than $200 million. More >>




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