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Ruahine Kayaks Rangitikei River Race 2021

The 2021 Ruahine Kayaks Rangitikei River Race was held in good conditions on January 17th, 78 paddlers hit the start line for this year’s event and a good solid day of paddling on the awa was had by all. With the majority of paddlers also competing a


Rasdex Classic River Race

New Zealand's best down river paddlers lined up for the Rasdex Classic River Race, the country's premier event in the weekend. Racing started mid Southern Alps down to the Canterbury Plains.


Search and rescue, Wellington

A Search and Rescue operation has been launched on Wellington’s south coast after a kayak was found floating in the water earlier today.


Rasdex Classic River Race this weekend

The Rasdex Classic River Race is all set for Saturday 16th January, with moderate river flows and lovely weather predicted. The race sold out in early December


Elite Female Austrian Climber Angela Eiter Scales a Groundbreaking First Ascent

World Champion sport climber Angela "Angy" Eiter overcomes injury and physical and mental challenges to become the first female athlete to ascent an almost impossible Austrian route, “Madame Ching”


Sport NZ announces new initiatives

Sport NZ announces new initiatives to keep sport and recreation safe, fair and inclusive


"Summer water safety"

“If you are going to the river, lake or beach these holidays you need to take time to check out our safety messages.


Rasdex Prologue Race 2.1

A beautiful blue river and a light breezy tailwind greeted 120 paddlers for another attempt at the second Rasdex Prologue Race aka 2.1.


Rasdex Classic River Race Prologue 3

With wind and rain greeting Christchurch City on Sunday morning we all hoped it would be better up at the river. As we all headed out to Woodstock we left the weather behind us and even saw


Sport NZ invests $7m in new plan for Māori wellbeing

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced $7m of new investment over the next four years to improve wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This new plan will see the government agency