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Wellington venues ready for Melbourne Cup

News from Undertow Media
All bets are on this Melbourne Cup Day (2nd November) at Wellington’s favourite watering holes, with some safe bets sure to have you winning hands down. Read more »

Aotearoa Men win Match Three, Silver Ferns win Cadbury Netball Series 2-1

Report from Netball NZ
Aotearoa Men held off a fast-finishing Silver Ferns unit to clinch a deserved victory in the third match of the Cadbury Netball Series, winning 57-53. Read more »

Silver Ferns defeat Aotearoa Men 59-58 to seal Cadbury netball series

Report from Netball NZ
The Silver Ferns’ preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games took another stride forward as the side delivered the Cadbury Netball Series by holding their nerve in a thrilling 59-58 victory over Aotearoa Men in Wellington tonight. Read more »

Silver Ferns defeat Aotearoa Men 58-47 in series opener

News from Netball NZ
A stand-out performance from Grace Nweke changed the fortunes for the Silver Ferns, setting up a 58-47 win over Aotearoa Men in a compelling first match of the Cadbury Netball Series in Wellington tonight. Read more »

Change of plan for Level 2: Lions vs Canterbury open for fans at the Stadium – with masks

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News from Sky Stadium
NPC returns to Sky Stadium on Friday, with the Wellington Lions taking on Canterbury. We have worked together with Wellington Rugby to allow fans at this event, following revised guideliness from the Government after Monday’s Covid-19 update. Read more »

Communications firm gets naming rights to Basin Reserve, for two years

News from Basin Reserve Trust
The Basin Reserve Trust and national communications firm Cello have agreed on a new partnership that will see Cello secure the naming rights of the Basin Reserve. Read more »

Wellington 20-year-old karter switching to circuit racing


News from Toyota Racing NZ
Karting top gun Rianna O’Meara-Hunt will make the switch to circuit racing this season when she joins the most competitive field ever in the Best Bars Toyota 86 2021-2022 Championship. The 20-year-old Wellington racer will join The Heart of Racing as part of its three car team run by International Motorsport. Read more »

Changing covid levels: netball series moved to Wellington

News from Netball New Zealand
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) will move the Cadbury Netball Series between the Silver Ferns and Aotearoa Men from Hamilton to the TSB Arena in Wellington following yesterday’s change in Covid-19 alert levels in the Waikato. Read more »

Silver Ferns name squad for netball series in Wellington

News from Netball NZ
The Silver Ferns have confirmed a squad of 16 for this week’s three-match Cadbury Netball Series against Aotearoa Men, which starts on Sunday in Wellington. Read more »

Current and former champions, plus locals, at Kaitoke endurance event

News from KartSport New Zealand
Fourteen three-driver teams will contest the third annual KartSport New Zealand National Endurance Championship supported by Briggs & Stratton race to be contested over four hours at KartSport Wellington’s Gazley Raceway at Kaitoke on Saturday. Read more »

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