Monday, 9 December 2013
Crunch decisions on medicines in TPPA today or tomorrow, Australia already sold others down the river
‘Enormous pressure on the non-US ministers in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations is likely to see some governments cave in this afternoon or tomorrow morning on medicines and copyright’, according to Professor Jane Kelsey in Singapore.
By Jessa Boehner
Commerce Commission closes out successful Credit SaILS investigation
The Commerce Commission has welcomed the news that all but $17,000 of the $60 million settlement fund in the failed investment product Credit SaILS has been returned to investors.
By Commerce Commission
New Zealand Para-Cycling records broken at Southland Track Championships
The Southland Track Championships provided a fantastic opportunity for the New Zealand Para-Cycling team to test new tandem pairings and enjoy great opposition over the three day event. The Japanese team competed and pushed the New Zealand riders all the way.
By Paralympics New Zealand
Get your glow on for Christmas this Sunday
For the fifth Christmas, Auckland's Vector Arena will be again filled with thousands of voices and lit by 10,000 glowsticks, on Sunday 15 December, for the much-loved 'GLOW – Carols by Glowstick'.
By The PR Shop
Bali WTO package welcomed by NZ businesses
The New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) has welcomed the package of measures agreed by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting in Bali.
By NZ International Business Forum
APRÈS VÉLO and Challenge Family launch fashion wear range
Challenge Family and leading lifestyle apparel brand Après Vélo today unveiled an exclusive range of Après Vélo Challenge signature edition t-shirts.
By Challenge Family
Recovery simplified and a golden opportunity you could be missing
Understanding the difference between the two major types of recovery will help you make accurate training decisions, turning your time and energy into performance
By Silas Cullen
.kiwi Series underway with Craigs Investment Partners Tinman TAURANGA
— Graham O'Grady defended his Craigs Investment Partners Tinman triathlon title in imperious fashion on Saturday, winning comfortably from Kieran McPherson while a new name emerged on the honours role in the women's race with Leah Stanley equally impressive in her first serious tilt at the sport for the former top level rower.
By Triathlon NZ
Govt must release evidence to back up Brownlee's $5 billion TPPA claim
The Government needs to release any official reports that back-up Gerry Brownlee’s claims in the House about the economic benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today.
By Green Party
Gold accreditation for Canterbury Museum CHRISTCHURCH
— Canterbury Museum is celebrating with news that it is the first organisation in New Zealand and Australia to be awarded Gold Accreditation through Investors in People.
By Canterbury Museum
Sunday, 8 December 2013
TRACK CYCLING 6:50PM
UCI Track Cycling World Cup Mexico – NZ Day 3 Wrap
New Zealand cyclists had a quiet final day at the UCI World Cup in Mexico.
Trotman and Napier win Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling criteriums
Reta Trotman and Grayson Napier were impressive winners in the elite women’s and men’s criteriums today at the Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling in Christchurch in completely contrasting styles.
MOUNTAIN BIKING 6:35PM
Jamie Nicoll and Rosara Joseph win Urge 3 Peaks Enduro
Jamie Nicoll, of Dunedin, emerged victorious at the 2013 Urge 3 Peaks Enduro, despite close competition from professional riders Anton Cooper and Justin Leov, both of Christchurch.
By Adventure Media Group Ltd
MOUNTAIN RUNNING 6:03PM
Race Record Smashed in 2013 ASICS Kepler Challenge
Martin Dent from Canberra, Australia, blitzed the 2013 ASICS Kepler Challenge field in a record-breaking time of 4.33.37, on the challenging 60km mountain terrain course.
By ASICS Kepler Challenge 2013
Australian Champion is too good
Australian 5km open-water swimming champion Jarrod Poort has proved too good in the second round of the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.
By State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series
TRACK CYCLING 12:24PM
UCI Track Cycling World Cup Mexico – NZ Day 2 Wrap
New Zealand sprinter Eddie Dawkins battled pain and an injured hand to finish fourth in the men’s sprint at the UCI track cycling world cup in Mexico today.
Saturday, 7 December 2013
Williamson reverses last year's Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling result
Sophie Williamson reversed last year’s result in the Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling’s elite women’s 90 kilometre road race, beating last year’s winner Reta Trotman in an exciting sprint finish today in Waipara, North Canterbury.
Piquet to contest Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand
One of Formula 1's most famous names will be on the starting grid when the 2014 Toyota Racing Series fires into action in early January.
By Mark Baker
Friday, 6 December 2013
This Christmas make a list and check it twice
The big guy in the red suit is not the only person who needs to be organised at this time of
By Bellingham Wallace
Membership elects new Director, CEO retiring
Members elected a new director to the Southern Cross Medical Care Society Board at its 52nd Annual General Meeting yesterday.
By Southern Cross Healthcare Group
Spend your summer at Mount Maunganui with The Terraces at Ocean Beach
THE TERRACES at Ocean Beach can offer you luxurious and affordable apartment-style accommodation which is right across the road from the beach.
By Media PA
Dislocated shoulder no barrier at Tinman this weekend MT MAUNGANUI
— Ever heard of the one arm paper hanger? Well, how about the triathlete who will this weekend look to overcome a serious shoulder injury and line up in the Craigs Investment Partners Tinman Triathlon at Mount Maunganui?
By Triathlon NZ