One of the biggest sporting events on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) calendar, the annual Eastern Region Championships (ERCs), is taking place this weekend at Mt Maunganui with hundreds of athletes from around the country set to take part.
The Central Regional Championships (CRC) are set to take place at Fitzroy Beach in Taranaki this weekend, with 163 lifeguards going head-to-head to claim top honours and bragging rights for their club.
Australia has taken the third and final test [day] victory, plus the overall event win, after a convincing performance at the 2017 DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC) held this week in Mt Maunganui.
The second day of the DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (DHL ISRC) has seen New Zealand and Australia finish a mere two points apart, with the Australian side ultimately taking their second consecutive test win today in Mt Maunganui.
Australia has taken a small lead after the first day of competition at the three-day DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge held this week in Mt Maunganui, that sees seven countries from around the world go head to head in surf lifesaving events.