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Players named for Ice Hockey Classic at the Stadium

Press Release – TLA Worldwide
The countdown is on, with only three more sleeps until the Ice Hockey Classic arrives in New Zealand. Read more »

Sodden sportsfields to be red-carded this weekend, after relentless rain

News from Wellington City Council
Wellington footballers and rugby players may have to find other things to do this weekend – it’s likely there’ll be large numbers of ground restrictions or closures following relentless rain in the past few weeks. Read more »

Volunteers tieing their ankles together for Wellington marathon

Press Release – Save The Children

L – R: Blair Williamson, Sean Bagnall, Chris Simcock, Nick Pope.

Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes but these come as a team of four joined together. Team Limit Zero, Chris Simcock, Blair Williamson, Nick Pope, Sean Bagnall, all from Christchurch, will be supporting Save the Children NZ by running the 42km Volkswagen Wellington Marathon on Sunday 1 July with their ankles tied together. Read more »

Cricket Wellington announce Firebirds’ contracts

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds’ squad for the coming season includes some new faces as three young local cricketers join the contract list for the first time. Read more »

Wellington divers in final of world championships

News from Diving NZ
Anton Down-Jenkins and Yu Qian Goh combined today at the World Cup in Wuhan China in the 3metre Mixed Synchronised diving event to finish in 12th place. In doing so, Yu Qian and Anton earned New Zealand a position in the final at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea. Read more »

Capital Coast surf lifeguard award winners celebrated

Press Release – Surf Life Saving
The annual Capital Coast Surf Life Saving regional awards of excellence have seen over 10 awards presented to surf lifeguards and club members for their tireless efforts over the 2018-19 patrol season. Read more »

Kersten revelling in new Pulse role

News from Central Pulse
There’s no half-measures for Claire Kersten who has given ample evidence of her depth of talent during Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse’s record-breaking start to this year’s ANZ Premiership netball competition. Read more »

Mt Ruapehu’s early ski season opening a winner

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu
Mt Ruapehu’s early ski season opening is proving a winner all round. Read more »

Help wanted to plan safer cycling connections in Newtown and Berhampore

News from Wellington City Council
People who live or regularly travel in Newtown, Berhampore and Mt Cook are being asked to share their thoughts and local knowledge as planning gets under way to develop safer bike connections in the area. Read more »

Capital Coast surf lifeguard award finalists announced

Press Release – Surf Life Saving
The finalists for the 2018 Surf Life Saving Capital Coast Awards of Excellence have been announced ahead of this month’s ceremony in Porirua, where lifeguards from throughout the region are celebrated for their stellar efforts throughout the year. Read more »

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