Archive for the 'Sport' Category

Mojo Pulse appoints sports strategist as new head coach

Press Release – Mojo Pulse
The next head coach of the Mojo Pulse will be the highly experienced Tanya Dearns, who has spent over 20 years coaching high performance netballers and is also an acclaimed sports administrator. Read more »

Over 400 compete for King of the Hill

Press Release – Hutt City Council
Sunday’s second King of the Hill event saw more than 416 people walk or run to the top of the Wainuiomata Hill and back. That was an increase of about 100 people on the 2014 event. Read more »

Council to pay $430,000 for upgrading three school swimming pools

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Water safety is at the heart of a decision to set aside funding in Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan for the upgrade of three school swimming pools. Read more »

Wear white to support NZ under-20 team, suggests Celia Wade-Brown

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is asking Wellingtonians and visitors to wear white and show support for the Junior All Whites who will be playing in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Wellington on 5 June. Read more »

Over 150 fans to ring cow bell app at Chiefs v Highlanders game

Press Release – MEA Mobile
Fans at this Saturday’s Chiefs v Highlanders game can expect to see the future of the mooloo cow bell, as one Waikato icon moves into the digital age. Read more »

Karting events in four centres this weekend, including Kaitoke

Press Release – KartSport
The Queen’s Birthday long weekend is to be a busy one for the country’s karters with major regional events in Wellington, Hamilton, Nelson and Blenheim. Read more »

Footballing superstars promised footballing party in Wellington

Press Release – Positively Wellington
The FIFA U-20 World Cup is billed as “One Passion. One Moment. One goal”, and it’s a chance to see the planet’s best young footballers in Wellington – the home of football in New Zealand. Read more »

MotorSport announces premiere awards

Press Release – MotorSport NZ
MotorSport New Zealand recognised its best and brightest at the governing body’s annual awards ceremony, held in Wellington on Saturday. The evening began and ended with emotion on stage, as the motorsport community paid tribute to those who have excelled on track, and contributed off it, in the past 12 months. Read more »

Sports strapping and massage workshops to be held in Porirua

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council
Upper Hutt City Council’s Activation team are extending the coverage of their very popular Sports Massage and Strapping workshops into the Western Bays region. Read more »

Wellington to build a FIFA Fever Pitch on Civic Square

News from Wellington City Council
Wellington is this year to be one of seven cities hosting the second biggest football tournament in the world – FIFA U-20 World Cup – and we plan to give the teams a warm welcome to the Fever Pitch in Civic Square. Read more »

Rianna O’Meara-Hunt one of the drivers to watch at kart event

Press Releease – KartSport
Wellington teenager Rianna O’Meara-Hunt will be one of the drivers to watch as the annual CRC Speedshow-sponsored Top Half kart series heads to Whangarei for the first time on Sunday. Read more »

Three Pulse players to meet local netballers on Saturday afternoon

Press Release – NZ Community Trust
This Saturday, Wellington netballers will have a chance to meet three of the Central Pulse’s players. Irene van Dyke, Te Huinga Reo Selby Ricket and Jess Bourke will be at the Hataitai netball courts between 12.30 and 2.30pm to meet players, fans and whanau and sign autographs. Read more »

Still time to sign up for King of the Hill

Press Release – Hutt City Council
There’s still time to sign up for Sunday’s King of the Hill event in Wainuiomata. Read more »

Jeremy Thrush takes Hutt City’s top sports award

Press Release – Hutt City Sports Awards
All Black Jeremy Thrush was a popular winner with the 450 attendees at the Hutt City Sports Awards in Avalon Studios tonight. Read more »

$5000 prize at Hurricanes game

Press Release – Senate SHJ
One Super Rugby fan will walk away at least $5,000 richer at the Hurricanes vs. Chiefs game this weekend, with PlaceMakers guaranteeing winner a yellow hard hat will be found at the match. Read more »

19-year-old Kurtis Imrie named as Kapiti sportsperson of the year

Press Release – Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year

Kurtis Imrie

Kurtis Imrie, 19, was named ‘Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year’ at tonight’s Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year Awards 10th anniversary dinner. Read more »

World Summer Games athletes coming to Wellington

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ
The ten Special Olympics New Zealand athletes competing in basketball at the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles in July, will gather in Wellington this weekend for two days of training. Read more »

Henry poised to post a slice of Pulse history

Press Release – Netball Central Zone
Feisty Mojo Pulse midcourter Joline Henry couldn’t think of a better time or place to embrace her 100-game ANZ Championship netball milestone than against Southern Steel in Palmerston North on Sunday. Read more »

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