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Using cellphone for navigation leads to rescue

Trampers were lost in the Kaimai Ranges while using their cellphone for navigation. A Tauranga Land Search and Rescue team participating in an exercise yesterday stumbled across four lost trampers.


Trampers rescued in Ruahine Ranges overnight

Hawkes Bay Police and LandSAR volunteers were involved in the rescue of two men in the Ruahine Ranges last night.


Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

New Zealand Alpine Club announced the return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for its 16th year in May and June 2018.


World Masters Games surplus

Amateur sport is to receive nearly three quarters of a million dollars thanks to Auckland hosting the World Masters Games last year.


"unlawful" Milford Sound helicopter landings

Federated Mountain Clubs declares victory over "unlawful" Milford Sound helicopter landings


Rescue helicopter cuts could cost lives

The Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand is disappointed with the proposed funding cuts for rescue helicopter services in New Zealand. The National Ambulance Sector Office is proposing to rationalise rescue helicopter services


Concerned about lack of preparation for Tongariro Crossing

Police say the forecast snap of cold weather will cause further rescues on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing if visitors don’t prepare or plan their hiking trips.


Beware the beauty trap – don’t get caught at the Cape

Hawke’s Bay Police have noticed more emergency calls for assistance by walkers and hikers becoming stranded on the track from Clifton Motor Camp out to the Gannet Colony at Cape Kidnappers.


Finalists announced for New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards

The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, in their 11th year, capture and acknowledge the exemplary work taking place across Aotearoa New Zealand’s sport and recreation sector.


163kms Trail Running Bliss Back-Country NZ

Two girls, two trails, 4 marathons, 4 days. 163km of trail running bliss in back-country New Zealand. Top Kiwi runner Lesley Turner Hall shares her story.