Archive for the 'Sport' Category

Pakistan and Australia: big summer of international cricket for Wellington

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
Wellington has been awarded some of the biggest games of the summer of cricket, following the announcement of the international schedule by NZC today. Read more »

Porirua approves plan (including golf) for Whitireia Park

Press Release – Porirua City Council
Porirua City Council voted tonight to support the draft Whitireia Park Management Plan with some clarifications. Read more »

Mojo Pulse boost squad with signing of Jacinta Messer from Queensland

News from Mojo Pulse
Mojo Pulse Head Coach Tanya Dearns has added more firepower to her 2016 squad with the signing of former Queensland Firebirds defender Jacinta Messer as their import player. Read more »

Wellington’s Steve Bale breaks NZ hour record

Report from Nick Warren

Photo: Michael Bland

Steve Bale, from Karori, Wellington, has set a new New Zealand track cycling Hour Record in the open and masters’ grade, battling to cover 47.697km. Read more »

50 schools and 2,200 students competing in multi-sports festival

Press Release – Wellington City Council
A two day multi-sports festival for Wellington’s future sports stars starts on Tuesday. Read more »

September Buggy Walk in Paraparaumu

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Sport Wellington Buggy Walks are free events occurring every month. The walks take place at different locations and aim to provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to discover some of the many buggy friendly walking tracks throughout the Wellington region. Read more »

“Resilient, resourceful” Porirua boxer named as NZ’s migrant of the year

Press Release – NZAMI
Porirua boxer Latu Talu has another title to add to his championship belts. The 24-year-old has been honoured with the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) Migrant of the Year Award. Read more »

Round the Bays date set for 2016

Press Release – CIGNA
Sport Wellington and Cigna Life Insurance NZ announce the date for the 2016 Cigna Round the Bays. Over 14,500 are expected to take part in running, walking, or wheel chairing around Wellington’s iconic bays on Sunday 21st February. Read more »

Certificates to 50 athletes in sport development programme

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Wellington city’s sporting talent was celebrated at a function hosted by the Mayor and held tonight at the ASB Sport Centre. The function included a certificate presentation to the 50 athletes who are on the Sport Wellington led Wellington City Council Sports Talent Development Programme. Read more »

Wellington cyclist, 39, to attempt World Masters Hour record

Press Release – Nick Warren

Wellingtonian Steve Bale will attempt to break the cycling World Masters Hour Record on August 22 at the Avantidrome in Cambridge. Read more »

Adrian Smith determined to fight back in endurance race

News from Bikesport NZ
Four-time former national cross-country champion Adrian Smith plans to make up lost ground this weekend. Read more »

World’s largest speedball competition in Wellington – with 150 teenagers

Press Release – Ignite Sport
More than 150 teens will be throwing balls at speedball nets during the largest speedball competition in Wellington – and the world – on Saturday night. Read more »

Rugby and cricket clubs receive $1000 as good practice award Lotto Sports Makers

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Stokes Valley Rugby Club and Naenae Old Boys Cricket Club are the latest recipients of Sport Wellington’s good practice award. Read more »

Buggy walk in Upper Hutt

News from Sport Wellington
Sport Wellington Buggy Walks are a free event occurring every month. The walks take place at a different location every month and aim to provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to discover some of the many buggy friendly walking tracks throughout the Wellington region. Read more »

Melbourne Cup rides the cable car, and visits Weta Workshop

Press Release – Melbourne Cup
Residents of Wellington today celebrated the arrival of the ‘People’s Cup’ when the 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour visited the capital as part of its New Zealand leg. Read more »

Bikesport winner steps aside to become event organiser

Press Release – Bikesport NZ
The inaugural NZXC cross-country series kicked off with a convincing victory to the man who created it last month, but it will definitely be a different winner at round two this weekend. Read more »

Kapiti Run for Youth launches fifth year

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce
Over the last five years more than $50,000 has been fed back in to Kapiti youth through Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth.
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Lions, Wales, Australia, All Blacks: four international tests scheduled for Stadium

News from WCC
Two matches of the New Zealand British & Irish Lions 2017 Series will be played in Wellington – and they’ll be back-to-back. Read more »

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