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Phoenix pre-season training impacted by travel restrictions from Australia

News from Wellington Phoenix
With the New Zealand Government’s announcement on Friday of a two-month pause of the trans-Tasman travel bubble, the Wellington Phoenix wishes to update the public on how this affects the Club and its pre-season preparations. Read more »

Two world records at Coastlands Aquatic Centre

News from Kapiti Coast District Council
The North Island Masters’ Short Course Championship event held at the Coastlands Aquatic Centre resulted in two world records being set by Robyn Crotty of Christchurch. Read more »

Northern Mystics defeat Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse 56-54

News from ANZ Premiership

The Northern Mystics have booked their place in the ANZ Premiership Grand Final, claiming the minor premiership on the back of a thrilling 56-54 win over Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse in Wellington. Read more »

Pulse defeat Splice Construction Magic 55-51

Report from ANZ Premiership
Two decisive six-goal scoring streaks in the second spell have given Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse a 55-51 win over a fast-closing Splice Construction Magic in Wellington. Read more »

Pulse defeated 52-49 in Porirua

Report from ANZ Premiership
The Good Oil Tactix have kept their ANZ Premiership play-off hopes alive but they needed to use every tool in their kit to net maximum points against a determined Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse. Read more »

Not just 40-hour football: teens making a difference

forty hour football

by Sam Ward
What would you do if you learned that a local 8 year old had been diagnosed with cancer? If your first thought was to plan a 40-hour non-stop game of football, that’s what some ambitious Ōtaki teens are doing. Read more »

Upper Hutt says cheers to volunteers

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Guppy with local netball team at Heretaunga College on Saturday morning

On Saturday, Mayor Guppy and a team of Council officers surprised some of the city’s local sports volunteers with random acts of thanks, as part of National Volunteer Week. Read more »

Pulse defeated by Tactix 47-34 In Nelson

Report from ANZ Premiership

Coming home strongly in the second half, The Good Oil Tactix kept their Finals Series hopes alive following a 47-34 win over Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse in a bruising encounter in Nelson today. Read more »

Venue was ready, food was in the oven, but sport awards became virtual

News from Dominion Post Sport and Recreation Awards
The Government’s announcement that Wellington would move to Alert Level 2 came just six hours before the Dominion Post Sport and Recreation Awards were set to start tonight. With more than 900 people expected at TSB Arena, event organisers Nuku Ora were faced with the tough reality of cancelling the Awards Dinner Gala. Read more »

Maori All Blacks to play without an audience; marathon postponed

News from Sky Stadium
The scheduled rugby match this Saturday between Manu Samoa and Māori All Blacks will go ahead, but will be played behind closed doors. This means no access to the public. All purchased tickets will be refunded in full. Read more »

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