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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.


Robinson 14th in defence of her Giant Slalom World Cup title

Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has finished in 14th place at the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup tonight in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Just over one year ago Robinson took her second ever World Cup victory at this very rac


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


Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wins gold at first FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup

New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed the gold medal at the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup held in Kreischberg


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.


Four Kiwi snow sports athletes receive prestigious X Games Aspen invitations.

Nico Porteous, Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Beau-James Wells and Jossi Wells have all received invitations to compete at the prestigious X Games Aspen 2021 to be held between the 29 – 31 of January.


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