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Phoenix staff member tests positive for covid-19

News from Wellington Phoenix
The Wellington Phoenix advise that a member of the club’s Football Operations staff has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more »

Plimmerton Boating Club gets help with its breakwater

Press Release – NZ Community Trust
New Zealand Community Trust is pleased to announce a grant of $15,000 to the Plimmerton Boating Club for breakwater maintenance. Read more »

Mt Ruapehu closing summer season of its new Sky Waka

News from Mt Ruapehu
The government has announced new alert levels for COVID-19 and placed the country on Alert Level 2. This means cutting non-essential domestic travel. Our tourism operation is in a relatively remote part of the country, with no large population base of visitors close by. This means our visitors make a conscious decision to get in a vehicle or fly to come and see us. Read more »

NZ Rugby staff working from home while staff member, in isolation, is tested

Report from RNZ
New Zealand Rugby’s offices in Wellington have been hit by a possible case of the Covid-19 coronavirus with an employee in self-isolation and being tested. Read more »

Phoenix off to Sydney – training during self isolation

News from Wellington Phoenix
The Wellington Phoenix will leave Wellington for Sydney on Wednesday afternoon, in an attempt to complete the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season. Read more »

Wellington wins Plunket Shield after two final rounds cancelled

News from Cricket Wellington
New Zealand Cricket has cancelled the last two rounds of the domestic Plunket Shield competition as a precaution against the spread or transmission of COVID-19. Read more »

Wellington Firebirds keep lead on Plunket Shield ladder

News from Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds extended their lead at the top of the Plunket Shield ladder with an innings and seven-run victory over the Auckland Aces at Colin Maiden Park this afternoon. Read more »

Loyal Pulse captain reaping rewards

News from Netball Central
As the elder stateswoman of this year’s ANZ Premiership netball league, time has proved the catalyst in continuing to add lustre to the ever-evolving career of Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse captain Katrina Rore. Read more »

Six Women’s World Cup matches at Basin Reserve next year

News from Wellington City Council
Acting Mayor Sarah Free welcomes today’s announcement that Wellington will host six ICC Women’s World Cup games, including the White Ferns game against rivals Australia. Read more »

Van Den Berk and Tucker get ROK campaigns off to a good start

Report from KartSport New Zealand
Karters Jamie van den Berk from the Hawke’s Bay, and Zach Tucker from Christchurch, got their 2020 ROK Cup NZL series campaigns off to the best possible start at the opening round of this year’s series in Wellington yesterday. Read more »

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