Archive for the 'Sport' Category

New cycle track for Naenae

Press Release – Hutt City Council
This Friday Rata Street School’s new bike track will be opened. Read more »

Latest Giltrap Group Rotax series round a game-changer

Press Release – Kartsport NZ
The fourth round of the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Te Puke on Sunday was a real game-changer. Read more »

Bartercard sponsoring Pulse

Press Release – Bartercard
Bartercard New Zealand is backing Central Pulse Netball for the forthcoming season, which starts on 26 March. Read more »

North Islanders competing at KartSport Southland’s meeting

Report from KartSport New Zealand
The importance of the upcoming KartSport New Zealand Nationals which will be held in Invercargill at Easter is evident by the presence of several North Islanders amongst the entries at this weekend’s Southland Spirit Of A Nation meeting at the Invercargill Oil Shop Raceway at Pit Road, Sandy Point, Invercargill. Read more »

Teenage Wellington 800m runners collect a haul of medals

News from – Athletics Wellington
No fewer than five Wellingtonians stood on the podium to be presented with medals after competing 800m events at the New Zealand Track and Field championships in Hamilton over the weekend. Read more »

Firebirds named for Round 9 of Plunket Shield

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds team to play Northern Districts at Mt Maunganui’s Bay Oval from Tuesday to Friday has been named. Read more »

Hopper and Gill fight for top Targa spot at Rotorua

Press Release – Targa NZ
Defending Targa Rotorua title holder and four-time winner Leigh Hopper and co-driver Michael Goudie (Subaru WRX) have a narrow lead after the first day of competition in this year’s event after a battle royal with fellow Aucklanders Jason Gill and co-driver Mark Robinson (Mitsubishi Evo 9). Read more »

Who will stand up to the kartsport challenge?

KartSport report by Emilee Wright
The Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge returns to the Bay of Plenty for the double header third and fourth rounds of the 2017 series on the 17th – 19th of March. Read more »

Bombing, backflipping and diving on the waterfront this weekend

Press Release – Welly Bomb Comp

The first ever Welly Bomb Comp is going down on the waterfront this weekend. Head to Wellington’s jump platform to show off your manus, cheer your friends, and compete for over $2000 of prizes.
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Wellington Firebirds team named for Round Eight in Napier

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Central Stags at Napier’s McLean Park from Tuesday to Friday has been named. Read more »

Professional windsurfers competing in Eastbourne

Press Release – Wellington Windsurfing Association
The best slalom racing windsurfers from around the Pacific are coming to Bishop Park Eastbourne, March 24th -26th, for the Hutt City Windsurf Cup, a qualifying event for the Professional Windsurfing Association (PWA) World Tour. Read more »

16-year-old Wellington karter makes history for women in Australia

News from KartSport New Zealand
Kiwi drivers dominated the opening round of the Virgin Australian Supercar championship in Adelaide last weekend. And a five-strong group of karters from New Zealand is keen to keep the momentum up at the second round of Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour at the Bolivar Kart track north of the city this weekend. Read more »

Upbeat Catherine Tuivaiti embraces new era with the Pulse in Wellington

News from Central Pulse
In the face of change, shooter Cathrine Tuivaiti has so far blossomed, underlined by her recent appointment as vice-captain of the Central Pulse ahead of the ANZ Premiership netball competition. Read more »

Big international names sign up for Wellington Tennis Open

Press Release – Wellington Tennis Open
An all-star entry list for the 2017 Maxim Financial Wellington Tennis Open looks set to make the tournament the best in years. Read more »

New tracking system to monitor the Pulse

Press Release – Netball Central
With a focus on optimising their performance levels, the Central Pulse have partnered with leading athlete monitoring system designers, VX Sport ahead of the ANZ Premiership netball season. Read more »

Sharp makes it 2 from 2 at Kaitoke

Report from KartSport New Zealand
Impressive young Christchurch karter Louis Sharp continued on his winning way, claiming Cadet ROK class honours, at the second round of the 2016/17 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series held in sunny conditions in Wellington on Sunday. Read more »

Sloan Frost wins second superbike crown

Report from Bikesport NZ
There was massive turmoil and upsets aplenty at the final weekend of racing in this season’s New Zealand Superbike Championships at Hampton Downs. Read more »

Firebirds team named for historic Plunket Shield round at Stadium

News from Wellington Cricket
The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Otago Volts under lights at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium from Monday to Thursday has been named. Read more »

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