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Report - Rowing from Home to Home expedition reach Darwin

Kiwi adventurer Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson and team mate Charlie Smith (UK) managed to dodge cyclones, pirates, huge electrical storms, massive ships, strong currents and brutal tropical heat to finally reach the safety


Kiwi Summer on the Cards for Queen’s Baton

Her Majesty The Queen launches Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton on global journey which includes a Kiwi Christmas build-up.


Axe about to cross Timor Sea to Darwin

Kiwi adventurer Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson and Brit Charlie Smith pushed off from Dili on the next stage of their expedition across the Timor Sea to Darwin


Axe about to cross Timor Sea to Australia

Kiwi Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson and rowing partner Charlie Smith are about to cross the Timor Sea to Australia on their 4500km row from Singapore down through the Indonesian Archipalego to Darwin, Australia


ACC Paralympics New Zealand Open Day (Christchurch)

Several hundred people braved the weather to experience the South Island’s first ACC Paralympics New Zealand Open Day at Cowles Stadium, Christchurch and meet five members of the successful New Zealand Rio 2016


Rowing from Home to Home expedition about to enter the record books

Grant ‘Axe Rawlinson and rowing partner Charlie Smith are now approaching both the record books and Bali after having rowed over 1000 nautical miles since they began their epic 12,000km Rowing from Home to Home expedition in Singapore on January 3.


Freshwater Honours Nugget May

Norman May’s famous gold medal call from the 1980 Moscow Olympics echoed around Sydney’s Freshwater Beach today as the Surf Lifesaving community honoured one of its greatest members.


Leave No Trace at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast

‘Clean, green and left just the way they found it’, these are aims for the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast multi-sport race as it becomes the first event in the country to join forces with Leave No Trace New Zealand.


Rowing home from Home expedition covers first 500km and crosses the equator

Kiwi adventurer Grant Rawlinson and his rowing partner Charlie Smith have crossed the equator and covered 500kms on their journey from Singapore to NZ.


Rescue beacon alerts top 450

A woman climber sustaining severe head injuries on Christmas Day, and a motor boat stuck on a sandbar off Foxton Beach, were among the more than 450 rescue beacon incidents for 2016.