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Skiers rescued on Mt Ruapehu with serious injuries

Rescue services disappointed after group ski outside ski field boundary, with two rescued and one injured seriously


Queenstown ski fields ready for school holidays

Queenstown ski fields Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are ready to welcome the annual influx of winter school holiday visitors thanks to advanced snowmaking technology.


Fully funded health insurance scheme for carded high performance athletes

High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) has introduced a new fully funded health insurance scheme for carded high performance athletes. The scheme, effective from today, is provided through the nib Group and forms part of HPSNZ’s increased focus on athlete


Bid for 2032 Olympic Games in Queensland

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed comments from the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, supporting a potential bid for the 2032 Olympic Games in Queensland.


New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards winners are...

Sport NZ announce winners of its annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, which were held in Auckland this evening.


AOC Congratulates Olympians In Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Luc Longley, David Nilsson and Alisa Camplin-Warner who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.


Woman dies tramping in Nelson, two others involved in separate rescue

55 year old woman dies on Mount Robert Ridge Nelson Lakes, becoming severely hypothermic at high altitude before rescuers arrive


Recreation groups applaud clear guidance on access by Worksafe

Recreation Aotearoa and the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) have both extended their thanks to WorkSafe for producing a policy clarification that will dispel myths and perceived risks around recreational access to private and public land.


Woman rescued after Mt Ruapehu crevasse fall

A climber was lucky to escape serious injury after she fell 15 metres down a crevasse on Mt Ruapehu today, Saturday 25 May.


Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019

New Zealand Alpine Club announces the return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for its 17th year in May and June 2019.