Kayaking duo claim more final spots

May 30, 2015

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A boutique New Zealand kayaking team has continued their impressive world cup form with both Lisa Carrington and Marty McDowell reaching A finals in Denmark overnight.

New era beckons for Coast to Coast

May 29, 2015

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The 2016 Coast to Coast will be supported by a new naming rights sponsor as Speight’s passes the baton along after a 32 year union. Organisers of the iconic event are upbeat about involving new brands

Girdlestone wins stage 1 Battle on the Border Aussie

May 28, 2015

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New Zealand’s Keagan Girdlestone (CharterMason) has claimed some of the biggest scalps in the Subaru National Road Series (NRS), winning stage one of the Battle on the Border atop of Mt Warning in northern New South Wales.

Aussie Coming To Clean Up Christchurch

May 28, 2015

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While New Zealand’s top runners vie for the national title in this weekend’s Christchurch Airport Half Marathon, a collection of Aussies will be doing their best to upset trans-Tasman relations.

Kiwis in Diamond League action

May 28, 2015

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Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Zane Robertson makes his debut over 10,000m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday.

New Zealand’s sprint cyclists prepare for major campaign

May 28, 2015

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Cycling New Zealand will take their biggest and strongest group of sprint cyclists to USA and Europe for a training and racing block to prepare for this summer’s all-important international campaign.

Top multisporters lining up 3D event

May 28, 2015

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Trevor Voyce knows there's very little that separates a trip to the multisport penthouse from a trip to the multisport outhouse. The Nelson athlete will be one of the leading contenders in this weekend's ThermaTech 3D Rotorua 50km race

Kiwis Prepare To ‘Sprint’ Around Hyde Park

May 28, 2015

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London is the next stop on the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit and a host of New Zealanders will line up on the sprint course at Hyde Park, in the heart of the city that still brings to the surface fond memories of the 2012 Olympic Games triathlon

Coast to Coast coverage wins major radio award

May 27, 2015

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Coverage of last year’s Coast to Coast won NZME the best sports story/event award at the recent New Zealand Radio Awards, beating coverage of the All Blacks end of year tour.

NZ Half Marathon - O’Donnell and Moody out to grab another title

May 26, 2015

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Lydia O’Donnell, the national women’s 10,000m track champion for the last two years, should have the edge over Alexandra Williams, Rachel Kingsford and Rowan Marie Torckler in the New Zealand half marathon championship

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Marathon’s Elders Demanding Respect

May 29, 2015

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Among contenders for this weekend’s 35th Christchurch Airport Marathon are more than a few runners who are older than the event itself!

Kiwi kayaking pair leading charge in Denmark

May 28, 2015

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Lisa Carrington and Marty McDowell will fly the Kiwi kayaking flag at the third round of the world cup series in Denmark this weekend. After just racing the K1 500m in the second world cup in Germany last week

Search on for missing 14-year-old in Taranaki

May 27, 2015

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Missing 14-year-old Hawera High School student Phillip Pierson who went missing yesterday afternoon has been found. The teen is cold and wet but uninjured, however is currently being checked by ambulance staff at the scene.

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Third Place Overall for Corey Peters at IPC World Cup Finals

February 04, 2015

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Para-alpine skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has claimed third place on overall standings in the Giant Slalom at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Male kayaker rescued - Pukehina, Western Bay of Plenty

December 07, 2014

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At approximately 3.00pm Police were alerted that a kayaker was in trouble in waters off Pukehina, Western Bay of Plenty. A 46 year old male had fallen from his kayak and was adrift but thankfully wearing a life jacket

Goat Adventure Run

December 06, 2014

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The ever popular Goat Adventure Run from Whakapapa to Turoa Ski Fields, traversing the trail around Mt Ruapahu western slopes, has been won by former Coast to Coast champion Elina Ussher and Shay Williamson.

Interview - Jess Simson

December 12, 2013

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It’s been a busy few weeks for Wanaka based multisporter Jess Simson, with 2 top international podium finishes - first in Australia & then in Brazil. “I don’t like to think about my competitors really, I just like to focus on my own thing & do my best."

Interview - Del Woodford

December 10, 2013

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Cycling commentator Del Woodford tells us about Avanti Plus teaming up with Gordon McCauley to put together a junior coaching programme. “Its Gordon McCauley coaching…its a pretty exciting opportunity for some young riders.”

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