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Late goals give wins to United teams

News from Wellington United
Wellington United’s Men’s and Women’s first team had a successful weekend both securing wins in the dying minutes of their games. Read more »

Hurricanes lose to Crusaders at Sky Stadium

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Wes Goosen scores for the Hurricanes. Photo from RNZ by Photosport

Report from RNZ
The Crusaders have won the second golden-point Super Rugby Aotearoa match this weekend, with a 30-27 victory over the Hurricanes at Sky Stadium in Wellington. Read more »

Wellington’s Dan Jones wins Christchurch marathon

Alice Mason. Photo Credit: Michael Jacques

News from Christchurch Marathon
Christchurch dawned warm and clear with not a breath of wind this morning as 3827 runners and walkers from all end of New Zealand lined up for the 40th anniversary ASB Christchurch Marathon. Read more »

Wellington Phoenix accelerating plans to come home from Wollongong

News from Wellington Phoenix
The Wellington Phoenix is encouraged by the New Zealand Government’s announcement today that quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel will be allowed from 19 April. Read more »

Sport Wellington launches new name and new 12-year strategy

Nuku Ora Board Members
Nuku Ora board members Sam French, Lorena Stephen and Dianna Taylor at the launch of the new identity

News from Nuku Ora (aka Sport Wellington)
Physical inactivity costs the Wellington region at least $141m per year on average. Across the region, two in four adults and 42% of young people are not doing enough physical activity, as per the Ministry of Health’s physical activity guidelines. Read more »

Winter jobs and job training on offer at Mt Ruapehu

News from Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Mt Ruapehu is calling out to Kiwis with a love of the outdoors and winter sport to head to the maunga for some winter fun – and offering them a job opportunity while they’re there. Read more »

United win two trophies in one day

Report from Wellington United by Dave Webster / WUAFC Media
Wellington United kicked off the 2021 season, winning two trophies on Good Friday.The first was the Kelly Cup, in its 48th year, making it the oldest Women’s football trophy in New Zealand. Read more »

Stadium venue for Women’s World Cup games in 2023

News from Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (aka WellingtonNZ)
News that Wellington has been confirmed as a Host City for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ reinforces the city’s reputation as New Zealand’s home of football. Read more »

Bowlzilla Wellington final results

Press Release – Bowlzilla
BOWLZILLA Wellington, the National Park Skating Championships, were absolutely the best of Wellington this week. The host city really turned it on with welcoming everyone back from a year of COVID exile. The hospitality, the fans, the weather and the skating were exactly what everyone has been screaming for. Read more »

For locals only: Bowlzilla three weeks late

The annual Bowlzilla skateboarding event, which was postponed because of level 2, will now be held on Saturday. Read more »

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