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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


Karekare SLSC Call-Out Squad Recognised for Recovery of Drowning Victim

Karekare SLSC Call-Out Squad (ECOS) has received 2nd place for bp Rescue of the Month as the result of an emotional off-season drowning victim recovery.


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.


bp’s partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand

bp has confirmed the extension of its partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) for another three years.


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.