Archive for the 'Sport' Category

Mighty Ape Wellington Firebirds squad announced

Press Release – Wellington Cricket
The Mighty Ape Wellington Firebirds squad to play against the Otago Volts at University Oval on 30 November in their last Georgie Pie Super Smash round robin match is: Read more »

U-20 World Cup on display at community football tournament this weekend

News fro NZ Police
Wakefield Park will be buzzing this weekend as 340 passionate football players from around the country meet to contest the 2014 New Zealand Communities Football Cup (NZCFC). The tournament held at Wakefield Park, is a free fun family weekend. Read more »

Wellington’s Jamie McNee defending title in sports coupe series

Press Release – Veritas Communications Ltd
Bravery and precision are the order of the day for the drivers in New Zealand’s leading one-make sports coupe series as they prepare to race on the fast straights and bumpy corners of the Pukekohe circuit in south Auckland. Wellington driver Jamie McNee arrives at Pukekohe this weekend with the single-minded aim of defending his title. He currently shares the series lead on 187 points with Ash Blewett. Read more »

700 children in primary school athletics at Newtown Park

News from Sport Wellington
Hundreds of primary school students are to take part in the Primary School Regional Athletics event in December at Newtown Park. Read more »

Irene van Dyk to teach young shooters from Netball Central Zone

Press Release – Netball Central
The most promising young shooters from across the Netball Central Zone are being given the opportunity to learn from the very best with the launch of the Suzuki Shooting Clinics. Read more »

Mighty Ape gets naming rights for Wellington Firebirds in Georgie Pie contest

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
Cricket Wellington and Mighty Ape are pleased to announce a new commercial partnership. Read more »

Auckland Aces squad named to face the Wellington Firebirds

Press Release – Auckland Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces will face the Wellington Firebirds with a much changed side that includes the addition of overseas professional Luke Wright to their line-up. Read more »

Japanese teachers learn about physical education in Wellington

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Sport Wellington has met a delegation of 22 Japanese teachers who are travelling New Zealand to research health and physical education. Read more »

Firebirds squad for 4th weekend of Super Smash

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds squad to play in the fourth round of the Georgie Pie Super Smash at Westpac Stadium on Friday 21 November (against Auckland Aces), Saturday 22 November (against Canterbury Kings) and Sunday 23 November (against Central Stags) is: Read more »

Buggy Walk to explore Otari-Wilton’s Bush

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Hundreds of buggies will take on Otari-Wilton’s Bush on Thursday 4th December for Sport Wellington’s monthly Buggy Walk. Read more »

NZ defeats Australia to win Four Nations final – 22-18 victory at Westpac Stadium

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Photo: Westpac Stadium

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New Zealand won the Four Nations rugby league final at Westpac Stadium tonight, defeating Australia 22 – 18. Read more »

Jo Murray receives leadership award

Press Release – Sport New Zealand
Athletics stalwart Jo Murray was awarded the 2014 Trish McKelvey Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in the sport sector at Sport Wellington’s annual Stakeholder Function and AGM. Read more »

Mondiale Aces name unchanged squad for clash with Wellington Firebirds

Press Release – Auckland Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have named an unchanged squad of 13 for their Georgie Pie Super Smash clash with the Wellington Firebirds tonight. Read more »

Last chance to sign up for Hutt City Triathlon

Press Release – Hutt City Council
People wanting to sign up for Hutt City Tri need to move fast to avoid the late fee that will be applied after Wednesday 19 November. Read more »

Regional Council offering free pre-summer checks of neglected bikes

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
With summer on the doorstep, it’s time to dust off your bike – bring it to a Big Bike Fix-Up near you and get it checked and spruced up for free. Read more »

See it free: Cricket World Cup trophy on show in Petone for three hours

News from Hutt City Council
Hutt City locals have a chance to see the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy this Sunday when it visits Petone. Read more »

Netball stars to meet Hutt fans

Press Release – House of Travel
International netball legends Irene van Dyk and Adine Wilson will be holding court for a group of passionate netball fans in Lower Hutt. Read more »

Firebirds captain gets clean shave

Press Release – The Movember Foundation
Thousands of New Zealand men shaved their top lip for the last time in preparation for the moustache month of Movember, in doing so becoming walking, talking billboards for men’s health. Read more »

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