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Athletes head home from National Summer Games

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ
More than 1250 athletes with intellectual disabilities are heading home from their pinnacle sporting event – the Special Olympics National Summer Games 2017, which finished in Wellington today. Read more »

Top honour for Central Beko coach

Press Release – Netball Central
Moving to Netball Central to follow her dream, Natalie Milicich couldn’t have asked for a better outcome after being named Performance Coach of the Year in the 2017 Netball New Zealand (NNZ) Coaching Awards. Read more »

Netball NZ confirms 2018 dates

Press Release – Netball NZ
The Silver Ferns will build towards one of their busiest international seasons where they will aim to defend both the Netball Quad Series crown and Taini Jamison Trophy. Netball New Zealand has confirmed the international calendar for 2018 and the domestic events featuring the ANZ Premiership. Read more »

Virtual Reality cricket at Basin Reserve during BlackCaps’ test

News from New Zealand Cricket Museum
When the BlackCaps take on the West Indies at the Basin Reserve from Friday, fans will have a unique opportunity to experience what it’s like to stand in the middle of the Basin Reserve thanks to VersoVR and the New Zealand Cricket Museum. Read more »

Wins for Racetech keep on coming

News from Racetech Manufacturing Limited
The wins for Wellington motorsport seat company Racetech keep on coming. Read more »

Wellington yoga studio wins top exercise award

News from Power Living
Wellington’s Power Living Yoga Studio has been named Studio of the Year by a panel of judges at the New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards. Read more »

1250 athletes at opening ceremony for Special Olympics

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ
New Zealand’s biggest event for athletes with intellectual disabilities has kicked off at an opening ceremony at Te Rauparaha Area in Porirua.
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Eye care initiative at Special Olympics

Press Release – Essilor Vision Foundation
Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes from around NZ will be screened for undiagnosed eye conditions with the support of a local charity. Read more »

Former England international joining Wellington Firebirds

News from Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds’ squad for the upcoming Burger King Super Smash has been bolstered with the addition of former-England all-rounder, Samit Patel. Read more »

Wellington Firebirds make two changes for Nelson match

News from Cricket Wellington
With Tom Blundell and Hamish Bennett joining New Zealand A for their match against the West Indies, the Wellington Firebirds’ have made two changes for their match against Central Districts at Nelson’s Saxton Oval from Friday 24th to Monday 27th November. Read more »

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