Friday, 14 December 2018
New dad McCaw set to go Coast to Coast
New dad Richie McCaw has signed up for Februarys Kathmandu Coast to Coast where he and long term friend and Adventure Racing team mate Rob Nicholl will take on the Tandem Team Event.
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Vibrant new inner city hospitality and event space Lichfield Courtyard officially opens tomorrow
A vibrant new inner city hospitality and event space Lichfield Courtyard officially opens tomorrow afternoon.
Monday, 3 December 2018
Music and legs pumping for Movember fundraiser
The music and legs were pumping as cyclists raced head-to-head up eight floors of a central Christchurch car building on Saturday to a party on the roof in an effort to raise awareness and funds for men’s health and Movember.
Friday, 30 November 2018
Movember bike race hits Christchurch again
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR MEN’S HEALTH
A central Christchurch car park building is set to come alive again with cyclists racing each other up its eights floor to a party on the roof in an effort to raise awareness and funds for men’s health and Movember.
Friday, 16 November 2018
Former world champ takes on massive double header challenge
Former World Champion swimmer and Olympian Moss Burmester is taking on the massive physical challenge of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast followed by Challenge Wanaka a week later.
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Former world champ joins forces with Moa to take on Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Former World Champion swimmer and Olympian Moss Burmester is teaming up with Moa to take on the biggest physical challenge of his life February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast Longest Day.
Friday, 26 October 2018
LIVE+ new energy behind Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is joining forces with New Zealand’s energy drink LIVE+
LIVE+ is the recently rebranded and relaunched energy drink that continues to provide maximum energy for New Zealanders.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
District Judge supports schools dream of competing in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
PM shows support
Even the Prime Minister got behind a group of Porirua students bid for support to compete in February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast.
Sunday, 21 October 2018
Green flies in and upstages favourites in Hell of the South
Vink and McCallum win Calder Stewart Cycling Series – Karton does double header – Lucas wins solo
The decision to fly in from Australia to watch his partner Kirsty McCallum try to win her first Calder Stewart women's series title and to have a hit out before the SBS Tour of Southland proved a winning one as William Green upstaged all the pre-race favourites and predictions to win the series finale today the Cycle Surgery Hell of the South.
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.