New Zealand Olympics

Thursday, 18 August 2016
Thursday, 4 August 2016
Saturday, 11 June 2016
Olympics 2:05PM
Get Veronica Torr to the Olymics

Veronica Torr (Roni), current National Senior Women's Heptathlon title holder, 2015 Oceania and Australian Champion for Heptathlon, 2015 World University 6th place and ranked 22nd in the world as at June 1st, is just 124 points away from Olympic nomination standard.

Veronica competing in Australia

By Garth Dawson

Thursday, 13 March 2014
Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Thursday, 20 September 2012
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Olympics 9:11PM
Paralympians prove their prowess

New Zealand’s triumphant 17 medal haul at the Paralympic Games reflects the great effort being made to dismantle stereotypes about disabled people and elite sport, Labour’s Disability Issues spokesperson Clare Curran says.

By Labour Party

Monday, 10 September 2012
Friday, 7 September 2012
Olympics 10:21AM
Pascoe claims gold for Roly

Sophie Pascoe clawed one back over arch rival Summer Ashley Mortimer of Canada tonight, levelling up the ledger at 2 golds a piece, when the 19 year old Kiwi took out the S10 100 m freestyle final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.


Monday, 3 September 2012
Thursday, 30 August 2012
Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Olympics 8:33AM
Medal tally headlined by class act in the pool

The New Zealand Paralympic management team make no bones about the expectations of the 2012 team, with both Chef de Mission Duane Kale and High Performance Director Mal Humm reaffirming their desire for eighteen medals to be boarding the flight bound for the other side of the world come September the 12th.


Monday, 27 August 2012
Saturday, 18 August 2012
Olympics 2:55AM
Olympics prove ratings gold for prime TV

The Olympics proved to be ratings gold for Prime TV, with an extraordinary 83% of New Zealanders over the age of 5 tuning into the free-to-air channel’s coverage of the 2012 London Olympics.


Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Olympics 12:07PM
Medals by the numbers

By Associate Professor Hugh Morton: According to the official medal count table out of the 85 countries winning at least one medal, the top three ranked countries were the United States, China and Great Britain, with Australia 10th and New Zealand 18th.

Associate Professor Hugh Morton


Monday, 13 August 2012
Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Olympics 2:12PM
470 sailors on track to follow 49er success

It was another day of achievement on the water for the NZ Olympic sailors, with JP Tobin finishing his first Olympics, the 470 Men qualifying for Thursday's final medal race, and the 470 Women picking up two race victories.

Paul Snow-Hansen and Jason Saunders (NZL) fifth overall going into the Medal Race.




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