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Golf Day to Support Wellington Cancer Society

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
The 22nd Wellington Region Chambers of Commerce Golf Day will be held in support of the Cancer Society of Wellington, with a portion of the registration fees going towards the charity. Read more »

Superbike racers set for Summer Scorcher

Report from Bikesport NZ
It is bound to be another scorcher on the tarmac this summer with the New Zealand Superbike Championships now expanded to five rounds, two events in the South Island and three north of the Cook Strait ferry terminal. Read more »

Overseas stars sure to gain Suzuki Series momentum

Report from Bikesport NZ
The popular annual Suzuki Series kicked off near Taupo on Sunday with all the usual fizz, fanfare and frenetic race action and, despite the star power of the international entries, it was the Kiwi locals who emerged as the early frontrunners. Read more »

Suzuki series dishes up smorgasbord of treats

Report from Bikesport NZ
The first of three rounds of this year’s Suzuki Series at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday had it all – suspense, thrill-a-minute motorcycle racing and certainly drama all the way. Read more »

Whitby army reservist excels in Ironman Challenge

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force
Fighting fit and Wellington-based Army Reservist Lieutenant Claire Kirby’s outstanding effort in last weekend’s Taupo Ironman will enable her to take on the world in 2019. Read more »

Kawasaki’s Shane Richardson takes F1 Glory at series opener

Report from Bikesport NZ
It may have been his first competitive outing on a 1000cc superbike, but Wainuiomata’s Shane Richardson showed at the weekend that he was more than ready for a little extra horsepower. Read more »

Repeat winners dominate Crazyman

Press Release – Crazyman Event
A year ago, Nelson’s Cameron Jones and Whakatane’s Corrinne O’Donnell confirmed themselves as the fastest improving talent on the national multisport scene when they totally dominated Wellington’s Fine Signs Crazyman. This year they illustrated an ability to shrug off pressure when both returned to take out the Capital’s premier multisport race for their second consecutive year. Read more »

Porirua Grand Traverse invites all ages and abilities for April event

Press Release – Porirua City Council
Summer fitness goals don’t come much better than the Porirua Grand Traverse. Established in 2006, the multi-faceted race around Porirua’s fabulous hills, forests, coastlines and waterways has become an annual highlight on the sporting and events calendar in the region. Read more »

Phoenix, unbeaten, to play at Eden Park in February

Press Release – Eden Park
As part of Eden Park’s vision to diversify and attract new events, it’s gearing up to bring an A-League match to New Zealand’s national stadium, followed up with a Super Rugby clash. The sports lovers’ extravaganza weekend next February will feature Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory and then, the following night, Blues v Crusaders – showcasing what the stadium can achieve within a 24-hour turnaround. Read more »

Significant growth in Maori exercise leaders

Press Release – Make Lemonade
New Zealand is seeing a significant growth in Maori fitness and personal training leaders, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Read more »

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