Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Christchurch stationary trainer developers pitch online to take on the world
After three years of developing, testing, building prototypes and working with experts, Christchurch based developers of the revolutionary stationary wind braked trainer the Revbox ERG, are turning to the internet to raise funds to take it to the world.
Monday, 2 March 2015
Visitors will be spoilt for choice at country's leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo
Visitors to the country's leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo next month will be spoilt for choice.
The Covi SuperShow, being held in Auckland from the 13th to 15th of March at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, is the only show in New Zealand that will see all of New Zealand's the major motorhome and caravan brands on display with many of them choosing the show to showcase new 2015 models for the first time.
Sunday, 1 March 2015
Hubbard wins Calder Stewart Cycling series opener
Tom Hubbard backed up a sixth place finish in a strong field in the UCI 1.2 REV Classic race yesterday in Cambridge to win the opening round of the elite race of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Oxford near Christchurch today.
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Vink keen to test legs in Calder Stewart Cycling series opener
Christchurch cyclist Michael Vink is keen to use Sunday’s opening round of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series as a tester of his form before he heads to Europe to race.
Friday, 20 February 2015
Leading motorhome manufacturer's to launch new models at Covi SuperShow
TrailLite, Allisee Autohomes, RV Supercentre, SmartRV and Auckland Motor Homes are among a number of leading motorhome and RV industry players who have chosen the Covi SuperShow in Auckland next month to not only exclusively exhibit at the show, but to launch new models for 2015 as well.
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Currie and Simson defend Coast to Coast titles
Wanaka athletes Braden Currie and Jess Simson defended their Speight’s Coast to Coast titles, both winning in different but equally impressive ways.
Friday, 13 February 2015
Norton and Jones take lead on day one of Coast to Coast
Hannah Norton and Nathan Jones know they have to pull out their best kayaking efforts to retain their leads built after day one of the Speights Coast to Coast two day event.
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Happy early Coast to Coast winner
Winning the Giant Road bike as a spot prize leading up to the Coast to Coast was great surprise for Ian Fraser from Christchurch, and it has him even more excited about the event this weekend.
Monday, 9 February 2015
Coast to Coast poised to be fierce battle
This year's Speight's Coast to Coast is poised to be a fierce battle with Wanaka's One Day defending champions Braden Currie and Jess Simson set to fend off a number of multi sports established and rising stars.
Monday, 2 February 2015
World Champ enters Coast to Coast for first time in 14 years
World Champion Adventure Racer Nathan Fa'avae has entered the Speight's Coast to Coast Longest Day event for the first time in 14 years.
Friday, 30 January 2015
Coast to Coast has largest field in five years
Organisers are extremely happy that next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast has its largest field in five years, a clear indication that changes to this year’s event have reignited interest in the iconic multi-sport race
New Event Director Richard Ussher says the increased numbers confirms the changes that have been made have been the right ones.
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go
Steve Garrett is 30 kilograms lighter and rearing to take on next month's Speight's Coast to Coast after crashing out of last year's event.
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Coast to Coast competitor lucky to be alive
Wellington man Menno van der Laan knows he lucky to be here, let alone be on the start line of next month's Speight's Coast to Coast one day event.
In recent years the 51 year old from Petone near Wellington has suffered seven heart attacks, 'a million angiograms,' has had a number of stents placed in his arteries to help with blood flow and has had heart bypass surgery.
Friday, 16 January 2015
Coast to Coast more accessible than ever before
Next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast will be more accessible than ever before, thanks to technology.
Thursday, 15 January 2015
Champion System ride with new Chamois
Leading custom apparel company Champion System is constantly striving to make improvements to its highly regarded range of cycling apparel so has recently changed its chamois supplier for its range of cycling shorts.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Coast to Coast to provide massive boost for Christchurch eastern suburb
Next month's Speight's Coast to Coast will provide a massive boast for the Christchurch quake damaged eastern suburb of New Brighton, with a festival being planned to welcome home competitors.
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
Motorhomes and caravans making a serious comeback in New Zealand
After being off the radar holidaying in motorhomes and caravans is making a serious comeback in New Zealand according to organisers Country's leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo.
Villumsen new brand ambassador for Revbox
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Linda Villumsen is the new Brand Ambassador for the Revbox ERG, a stationary trainer that was launched early last year by Christchurch based European Sport Imports.
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Rare dolphin calves sighted in Akaroa Harbour - Survival of the species
Rare dolphin calves have been sighted in Akaroa Harbour, which is always great news for the endangered species.
Monday, 8 December 2014
Wellington man tackles his own Everest in the Coast to Coast
Wellington man Richard Warwick faces his own personal ‘Everest’ 34 years after suffering a brain bleed that paralysed the left side of his body, the Speight’s Coast to Coast mountain run.
Thursday, 27 November 2014
Country's leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo will be New Zealand's biggest ever
Demand for extra exhibition space will see the country’s leading Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor expo, the Covi Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, the largest motorhome and caravan show ever held in New Zealand.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Corporate challenge issued by Coast to Coast owners
Convinced a team that sweats together, also works best together, new owners of the Speight’s Coast to Coast, Trojan Holdings, are challenging other businesses to enter the event’s new Corporate Team Challenge.
Saturday, 4 October 2014
Vink wins final round of Benchmark racing to win overall series
Michael Vink won the final elite round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Canterbury’s Selwyn District today, also wining the overall elite series individual classification by the slimmest of margins.
Thursday, 2 October 2014
Roulston headlines strong field for final round of Benchmark Homes series
World Tour professional Hayden Roulston headlines a strong elite men’s field that features a number of New Zealand’s next generation of cycling talent in the final round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Canterbury’s Selwyn District on Saturday.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Le Race to provide another boast to Christchurch rebuild – start is back in Cathedral Square
The iconic 100 kilometre Christchurch to Akaroa Coffee Culture Le Race will provide another boost to Christchurch’s rebuild in the central city, when it will start again in Cathedral Square on 21 March next year for the first time since the regions devastating earthquakes.
Friday, 19 September 2014
Shuttlerock Raises $2.35M Series A, Opens US Office
Visual marketing platform opens US headquarters in Los Angeles, brings total funding to $2.95M, and names James R.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Re-energised Coast to Coast on track
Changes to re-energise the Speight’s Coast to Coast multi-sport event are on track highlighted with current entries tracking 60 percent ahead of last year.
Monday, 15 September 2014
New Zealand software company working with Lady Gaga
Pop Superstar Shared Fan Content During Japanese Tour, Incorporating into New Album, “Cheek To Cheek” by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga.
Saturday, 13 September 2014
Previous experience proves valuable in Hubbard's Benchmark win
Previous experience on the Moutere course near Nelson played an important role in Tom Hubbard's (Breads of Europe- All About Plumbing) winning effort in the elite race of the Benchmark Homes Cycling Series near Nelson today.
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Exciting Nelson Benchmark Race looms
The fifth round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling series, The Tasman Classic in Moutere near Nelson, is shaping up on Saturday as an exciting battle with a number of riders still in contention for overalls series honours across several classifications with only two races left.