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Statham and Glushko take Wellington Tennis Open titles

News from Wellington Tennis
In an entertaining battle against his Davis Cup teammate Kiwi tennis No.1 Rubin Statham retained his Wellington Open crown with a straight set win over Marcus Daniell. Read more »

Students ‘have a go’ at Stadium Sports Festival

Press Release – Sport Wellington
Primary school students from around the Wellington region got a taste of 18 different sports at last Thursday’s Sport Wellington Stadium Sports Festival. Held at Westpac Stadium, over 580 children from 20 primary schools tried their hand at a variety of sports they might not usually get the chance to play. Read more »

Historic school cricket trophy back in play at Basin Reserve

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The New Zealand Cricket Museum, in a joint initiative with Cricket Wellington and College Sport Wellington, announce the reintroduction of the Heathcote Williams Challenge Shield for secondary school cricket. Read more »

Drysdale will be starring in Porirua’s Grand Traverse

Press Release – Porirua Grand Traverse
Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale will be the feature of Sunday’s Porirua Grand Traverse. Read more »

Christian Cullen to become a Kapiti Legend of Sport

Press Release – Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year
The Pak n Save Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year Awards organisers are pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the “Tall Poppy Legend of Sport Award” is local sporting icon, Christian Cullen. Read more »

Wellington’s two Stewart sisters boosting NZ kart entry in Australia

News from KartSport New Zealand
With the confirmation of entries from Wellington’s Stewart sisters, Ashleigh and Madeline, there will be eight Kiwi karters contesting the second round of this year’s Australian Kart Championship in Geelong, south-west of Melbourne, this weekend. Read more »

Shoe donations helping mental health

Press Release – Sport Wellington
A Shoe Clinic donation is helping young people experiencing psychosis to exercise and build confidence to aid their recovery. Read more »

Pepperell wins Wellington’s Speed League women’s title

News from Burkes Cycles Speed League
Ele Pepperell scored a remarkable upset at the final round of the Burkes Cycles Speed League, held at the Wellington Velodrome, to win the women’s overall title by a single point over of Grace Saywell. Read more »

Firebirds named for final round of Plunket Shield

Press Release – Cricket Wellington
The Wellington Firebirds team to play Canterbury at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval from Wednesday to Saturday has been named. The side for the final match of the season is the same one which played Northern Districts at Mt Maunganui. Read more »

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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