Monday, 26 November 2012
Pro Surfer & Activist reaches half way (Paddle on the West Coast) PIHA
— On Saturday 24th November, pro surfer and activist, Dave Rastovich (32, Byron Bay, NSW AUS), reached half way on his daunting 350km sea-paddle from Cape Taranaki to Piha to draw awareness to the threatened stretch of coast.
By Kiwis Against Seabed Mining
Friday, 21 September 2012
Groms Eyeing Up Taranaki TARANAKI
The country's most eager groms are eyeing up Fitzroy Beach in New Plymouth for the National Primary School Champs scheduled to get underway next weekend (29-30 September).
Thursday, 2 August 2012
Hareb Qualifies For The 2013 ASP World Tour
Taranaki surfer Paige Hareb has qualified for the 2013 ASP World Tour overnight after progressing through to the third round of the Nike US Open of Surfing and ensuring a fourth straight year at the elite level of women's surfing.
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
Quinn Jumps to 52nd In World as Kiwis Find Success On World Stage
Jay Quinn (Gis) has jumped up twenty places to 52nd in the world after an impressive ninth placing at the Mr Price Pro held at Ballito, South Africa over the weekend.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Grommet Season Closes Out With Six Champions Announced
The final surfer ratings for the 2012 New Zealand Grommet Series have been completed with six new champions confirmed after five events took place throughout New Zealand during summer and Autumn.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Waves Continue to Pump for Kiwis in Panama
Waves Continue to Pump for Kiwis in Panama The Rip Curl New Zealand Junior Surfing Team surfed through another massive day of action at the 2012 DaKine ISA World Junior Surfing Championship being held at Playa Venao, Panama with some exceptional performances coming out of the Kiwi camp.
Friday, 30 March 2012
Barnes Family Drive Away As The 2012 Hyundai Tour Family Champions
The Barnes family of Mount Maunganui drove away from Farmers Auto Village in their new Hyundai Santa Fe yesterday (Thursday 29th March) having won the vehicle after competing on the 2012 Hyundai Tour.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
'That First Glide' - Movie Premier
Hawaiian Extreme Waterman Mike Waltze is in Auckland next week for the New Zealand premier of his new Stand Up Paddle film, That First Glide, to screen with a special feature wrapping up the 2012 Hyundai Tour by Greenroom Productions.
Thursday, 22 March 2012
Postponement For Quiksilver King of the Groms
Postponement For Quiksilver King of the Groms Maz Quinn's Quiksilver King of the Groms presented by Don't Let The Sun Get Under Your Skin scheduled for this weekend at Gisborne has been postponed due to lack of surf forecasted for the region.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
2012 Volcom Qualifiying Series This Weekend RAGLAN
— VQS surf series is heading to Raglan on Saturday the 24th of March.
Saturday, 17 March 2012
Hansen Claims The Lot At Rip Curl Pro RAGLAN
— Gisborne's Bobby Hansen took home everything on the final day of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Nature Valley completed at Manu Bay, Raglan today (Saturday 17th March).
Monday, 12 March 2012
Season Ending Rip Curl Pro Shaping Up For Raglan RAGLAN
— The final event of the New Zealand Pro Series for summer is heading to Raglan this weekend (16-18 March) with the Rip Curl Pro presented by Nature Valley willing some good conditions to prevail for the season finale.
Sunday, 11 March 2012
Double Bowden Brilliance At The Piha Billabong Grom Series Event PIHA
— Double Bowden Brilliance At The Piha Billabong Grom Series Event The Bowden brothers, McKenzie and Tane of Whangamata have broken through the grommet ranks to claim their maiden national level events at the final competition of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge completed at Piha today.
Saturday, 10 March 2012
Back To The Beach For the Groms PIHA
— It was back to the beach for the groms on the first day of the final Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge event being held at Piha today (Saturday 10th March).
Thursday, 8 March 2012
Groms to Vie for Australian Surf Trips PIHA
— Groms to Vie for Australian Surf Trips New Zealand's best young surfers head to the final event of the Billabong Grom Series pres by Oceanbridge at Piha this weekend (10-11 March) to see if they can beat their friends and win the chance to go and surf in Australia.
Monday, 5 March 2012
Wallis Wins at Port Waikato Hyundai Tour Event AUCKLAND
— Piha surfer Zen Wallis has claimed his first ever victory on the 2012 Hyundai Tour winning the final event of the year at Port Waikato today (Sunday 4th March).
Sunday, 26 February 2012
Maiden Victory for Mount Maunganui Surfer Tim O'Connor GISBORNE
— Mount Maunganui surfer Tim O'Connor claimed his maiden victory at the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro completed at Gisborne today (Sunday 26th February).
Delayed Start and Small Waves Hamper Start of O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro GISBORNE
— The Women's Division of the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro got underway at Makorori Beach, Gisborne today (Saturday 25th February) in trying conditions with under 1.0m of swell and strong southerly winds.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Internationally Ranked Kiwi's Return For Domestic Action This Weekend
After an exceptional third placing at the Australian Open two days ago, Billy Stairmand (Rag) returns to New Zealand to compete at the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro at Gisborne this coming weekend (25 - 26 February).
Monday, 20 February 2012
Clean Tay Street Beach Hosts Hyundai Tour
The 2012 Hyundai Tour returned to a clean Mount Maunganui beach today (Saturday 18th February) for the fourth event of the series.
Hometown Victory Fitting For McColl MT MAUNGANUI
— Local Mount Maunganui surfer Ant McColl claimed his maiden Hyundai Tour victory in his home waters at Tay Street today (Sunday 19th February) in the fourth of five events for the season.
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Pack Set To Chase Kibblewhite At Mount Maunganui MT MAUNGANUI
— The penultimate round of the Hyundai Tour is set for a start at Mount Maunganui this weekend with the field of Open Men's Division surfers in a do-or-die situation to catch ratings leader Thomas Kibblewhite (Auck).