Thursday, 18 October 2018
Cycling showdown for double header Calder Stewart weekend
Features first elite cycle race round the Banks Peninsula Bays since the regions earthquakes.
The elite men's race is shaping up as a showdown between New Zealand's best domestic based riders and a number of professionals returning from long overseas seasons as the Calder Stewart Cycling series hits Canterbury for its final double header weekend of racing.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Regional sporting trust rivalry lighting up Kathmandu Coast to Coast corporate challenge
The challenge of “walking the talk” by competing as a team in February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast issued over a month ago by Sport Canterbury has been taken on by the country’s southernmost regional sports trust.
Monday, 8 October 2018
Movember Car Park Cannon Ball event of the year on again bigger and better
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR MEN'S HEALTH
The Nexia New Zealand Canterbury Sports Event of the Year the Urology Associates Movember Car Park Cannonball is on again on Saturday the 1st of December with organisers saying it's going to be bigger and even better.
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Kathmandu Coast to Coast full with record numbers
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is full at its earliest point in fourteen years, with record breaking numbers.
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Favourites step up in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
The favourites all stepped up with Sharlotte Lucas, Paul Odlin and David Rowlands all winning in the fifth round of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Nelson today.
Friday, 21 September 2018
World Champions go head to head with leading professionals in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
New Zealand's junior track cycling world champions and medallists will go head to head with some of the country’s leading professionals as the Calder Stewart Cycling Series swings back into action with the fifth round in Nelson on Saturday after a winter break.
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Sport Canterbury walking their own talk by entering the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Making a commitment to the 2019 Kathmandu Coast to Coast is part of Sport Canterbury’s approach to “walking the talk” and is encouraging local councils and sporting organisations to do the same.
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Allan back for unfinished business at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Early Bird entries sell out
Wanaka based multisport, triathlete and endurance racer Dougal Allan is the first big name to confirm he will be on the start line of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February, hoping he can go better than his three second place efforts.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Challenge Wanaka to host national champs again
Challenge Wanaka will once again host the New Zealand National AquaBike Championship on Saturday 16th February 2019.
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
No stopping Challenge Wanaka athlete and benefactor Garth Barfoot
There seems to be no stopping Challenge Wanaka athlete and benefactor Garth Barfoot who has his sights set on the full long distance triathlon event in Cairns this Sunday after a less than ideal build up.
Saturday, 19 May 2018
Challenge Wanaka wins Innovation in Sport Award
Challenge Wanaka has been recognised for its innovation and ongoing success winning the 2018 University of Otago Innovation in Sport Award at ASB Bank Otago Sports Awards last night.
Friday, 18 May 2018
More trees result of new Challenge Wanaka relationship
More native trees will feature on the Challenge Wanaka run course as a result of the event naming the Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust as its official charity.
Saturday, 5 May 2018
Strong return to racing after back fracture in fourth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
Leaders jerseys change hands for winter
After only a month back on the bike after fracturing his back in a collision with a car in late January Southlander Corbin Strong won today’s elite men’s 139 kilometre race in round four of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Timaru.
Thursday, 3 May 2018
Different course but Zenovich keen on same result in round four of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
It's a different course but Southlander Matt Zenovich is keen on the same result as last year while women's professionals Kate McIIroy and Sharlotte Lucas return to the series after missing the previous two rounds due to Commonwealth Games commitments as round four of the Calder Stewart Cycling hits Timaru on Saturday.
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Zenovich consolidates lead and Harris takes women's jersey in double header Calder Stewart Cycling Series weekend
Southlander Matt Zenovich lost and then regained the leader’s jersey for the elite men and Ella Harris grabbed the women’s leaders’ jersey off the absent Kate McIlroy who was racing in the Commonwealth Games after an exciting double header weekend of racing in the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Hokitika.
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Zenovich has chance to consolidate lead while Harris eyes up women's lead in double header cycle series weekend
Matt Zenovich has a chance to consolidate his lead while Ella Harris has the opportunity to take the women’s leader’s jersey as the second round of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series that features a double header weekend of racing for the first time, hits Hokitika.
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Challenge Wanaka poised for exciting new era
New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, is poised to enter an exciting new era with organisers focused on building the half distance triathlon and new Aquabike races into world-class international events.
Thursday, 5 April 2018
RV lifestyle booming in New Zealand; Record sales at Covi Supershow
Record sales at last month's Covi SuperShow, the largest motorhome and caravan expo in New Zealand, is a clear indication the RV lifestyle is booming in New Zealand.
Saturday, 17 March 2018
Impressive quality of stands made choosing Covi SuperShow stand winners for 2018 difficult
Organisers of this year's Covi SuperShow said the judging of the stand winners for the 2018 show was made very difficult due to the effort made and the increase in the quality of the stands.
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Unimogs developed as unique motorhomes to get off the grid
The need to get off the grid and go almost anywhere has seen a New Zealand company develop Unimogs as robust motorhomes capable of taking on the toughest terrain.
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball wins event of the year
The Urology Associates Car Park Cannonball beat off international rugby, rugby league and hockey events to win the Nexia New Zealand Sports Event of the Year at the 2018 Canterbury Sports Awards.
Friday, 9 March 2018
New Zealand's only wheelchair friendly motorhome will be a feature at Covi SuperShow
New Zealand's only wheelchair friendly motorhome available to buy will be a feature at New Zealand's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi SuperShow that opens on Friday next week.
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Biggest no reserve auction at a motorhome show in NZ ever
The biggest no reserve auction ever held at a motorhome or caravan show in New Zealand will take place next Saturday at New Zealand's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi SuperShow.
Sunday, 4 March 2018
Dunedin proves to be happy hunting ground for Games bound cyclist McIIroy
Dunedin is proving a happy hunting ground for Commonwealth Games bound cyclist Kate McIIroy who made in two winning years in a row in the Armstrong Prestige Dunedin Classic yesterday.
Saturday, 3 March 2018
Ovington's strong finish wins Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean Ultra
Jane Ovington from the UK finished strongly over the final stages of New Zealand's first staged ultra-race the Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean to win the gruelling 316 kilometre unsupported women’s event that finished in Oamaru today.
Thursday, 1 March 2018
Lucas and McIIroy racing opening round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series as part of Commonwealth Games build up
Sharlotte Lucas and Kate McIIroy are racing in the opening round of this year’s Calder Stewart Cycling Series on Saturday, the Armstrong Prestige Dunedin Classic, as part of their build up to next month’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Kohler continues to set the pace in the Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean Ultra
Australian James Kohler continues to set the pace in the Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean Ultra, New Zealand's first staged ultra-race.
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Bluebridge on board for Stop N Stay zone at Covi SuperShow
Bluebridge are the new sponsors of the popular Stop n Stay zone at New Zealand’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi SuperShow.
Monday, 26 February 2018
Kohler and Bell first home on second day of New Zealand's first ultra-run
Australian James Kohler and Queenstown's Kerryn Bell were the first male and female runners to cross the finish line on the shores of Lake Ohau on the second day of New Zealand's first ultra-run.
Thursday, 22 February 2018
New Zealand's First Ultra Staged Run starts on Sunday
After months of organisation and numerous long nights New Zealand’s first ultra-run starts in the shadow of Mt Cook this Sunday.