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Epic swims a test of endurance

Open water swimming is enjoying the sort of success that marathon running did back in the 1970s and 80s.


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.


Competition fierce in Nelson swims

With many of Nelson's top swimmers off to Taupo for Swimming NZ's open water championships and the Epic swims, some of the older competitors must have thought they were in with a chance at Thursday's weekly Port Nelson Swim Series event.


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


Records shattered in Nelson classic

Swimmers took advantage of perfect conditions to rewrite the record book in the 34th Eyebright Mile in Nelson on Sunday.


Visitors add zest to Nelson swim

A large group of swimmers from Aquagym in Christchurch joined the regular lineup of Nelson competitors at last Thursday's Port Nelson swim from the Nelson Yacht Club.


Nelson Swim

Oxford Bayley recorded his third win in four starts so far this summer in last Thursday's Port Nelson swim series, finishing 20 seconds ahead of Hayden Squance.


Port Nelson Sea Swim Series

Hayden Squance was at his consistent best and Isabella Thurlow demonstrated that she's up there with the top swimmers in the region as the pair won their respective male and female sections in Thursday's Port Nelson Sea Swim Series.


"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.


Ocean Swim Series - Experience to the fore in national swim series

Brent Foster doesn't much like being called a veteran. The 53-year-old former Commonwealth Games swimmer proved that he doesn't act like a veteran as he led