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Surf Boat Series round 5 hits big waves at championships

Report from Surf Life Saving New Zealand
The North Island Surf Boat Championship – the fifth round of the six-round NZ Surf Boat Series – was raced in big waves on Saturday, with the points for the overall championship close, heading toward the final round of the series. Read more »

Go by bike day will celebrate growing pedal power

Press Release – Wellington City Council
Go by bike day next Wednesday will celebrate the growing number of Wellingtonians who are choosing to make some trips by bike. Read more »

Age is not a barrier in round the bays

Press Release – Round the Bays
As excitement builds for the 2019 Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays fun run/walk next Sunday 17 February, inspiring stories of why participants are getting involved have been coming in. Read more »

Sport Wellington launches a new website, with a new look

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Are you wanting ideas on how to get active? Have you made a New Year’s resolution which involves improving your health and fitness? Or maybe this year you’d like to get more involved in sport and your community – either through participation, volunteering, or in governance. Whatever your focus is for 2019, Sport Wellington’s new website, www.sportwellington.org.nz can help. Read more »

104 schools (so far) joining Movin’March

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
104 schools are so far registered for the month-long Movin’March challenge, three weeks before the end of February deadline for registration. That’s almost half of the primary and intermediate schools in the Wellington region. Read more »

Apology to woman after anti-rape sign confiscated at Stadium


Report from RNZ
A woman who took a sign with an anti-rape slogan to an international cricket match in Wellington has received an apology from New Zealand Cricket and Westpac Stadium after she was told to give it up or leave. Read more »

Titahi Bay teams ready for battle at Trans-Tasman Surf Boat clash

Report from Surf Life Saving
The annual Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge returns to Aotearoa shores this weekend at Waihi Beach, where the national New Zealand and Australia teams will battle it out for top honours in what is set to be a thrilling weekend. Read more »

Last chance for fine-tuning at Ōtaki pre-season

News from Central Pulse
Te Wānanga o Raukawa will provide the final testing ground for all teams when they host the third edition of the ANZ Premiership pre-season netball tournament in Ōtaki on February 8 – 10. Read more »

Pulse launch season with a big bus and a smile

Photo: Justin Lester

News from Pulse
A suitably adorned double-decker bus and a spin around the world’s most famous roundabout held centre stage at today’s official launch for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse ahead of the 2019 ANZ Premiership netball season. Read more »

Kiwi Karters show strength in numbers in Melbourne

Report from KartSport
Auckland karters Bond Roby and Marco Manson spearheaded a strong showing from the large contingent of Kiwi karters who contested the opening round of Australia’s Sparco-backed 2019 Rotax Pro Tour series at Melbourne’s Todd Rd kart track over the Jan 26-27 Australia Day weekend. Read more »

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