Saturday, 10 February 2018
Three-peat for Clark while Owen claims her first Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Whakatane’s Sam Clark made it three wins in a row while South African Robyn Owen claimed her first win in today’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship Longest Day.
Friday, 9 February 2018
Stunning conditions see record times at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
A full field for the first time in a decade and some impressive performances matched the stunning conditions on the first day of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast as the two day event got underway.
Battle looms for Women at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is full for the first time in a decade with the women’s World Championship Longest Day event shaping up as a titanic battle with defending champion Elina Ussher poised for a record equalling five wins.
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Late entry from Hart adds spice to strong women's field in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The late entry of two time champion and three-time adventure racing world champion Sophie Hart has added some real spice to an already stacked field for next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast women’s World Championship Longest Day.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Trans-Tasman rivalry heats up in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Trans-Tasman rivalry is heating up for next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast with leading Australian multi-sport athlete Alex Hunt keen to take this year’s race to defending World Championship Longest Day champion Kiwi Sam Clark.
Monday, 15 January 2018
Australian television personality enters Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Former MasterChef turned Australian television personality Hayden Quinn is the latest to enter the Kathmandu Coast to Coast to knock the event off his bucket list while also hoping to gain some bragging rights over mates.
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Labour MP Williams and city councillor hope Kathmandu Coast to Coast effort inspires youth
Labour MP Poto Williams and Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone are hoping to inspire young people in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch as they prepare for the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Growing up with the Kathmandu Coast to Coast inspires entries
Growing up on the South Island’s West Coast has exposed the Kathmandu Coast to Coast to many school aged students, inspiring growing numbers of them to enter the iconic event.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Growth in motorhome lifestyle has industry excited
New Zealand's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo gears up for another record breaking show
The growth in the motorhoming lifestyle has the industry in New Zealand pretty excited according to organisers of New Zealand's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi SuperShow, that are prepared for another record breaking show in March.
Monday, 11 December 2017
Tour of New Zealand set to give riders Tour de France experience
The fifth Tour of New Zealand is set to give cyclists from New Zealand and throughout the world a true Tour de France experience while adding to the million dollars it has raised for charity.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball event proves to be a winner
Almost 2000 people packed a central Christchurch car park building to watch the inaugural Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball event on Sunday night.
Friday, 24 November 2017
New global car park cycling series hits New Zealand on Sunday
A new global car park cycling series hits New Zealand for the first time this Sunday.
Monday, 6 November 2017
New Zealand's First Ultra Staged Run already a sellout
New Zealand's first ultra-staged run is already sold out with organisers already taking entries from all over the world for the 2019 event.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
Kathmandu Coast to Coast poised to receive substantial international coverage at Banff Film Festival
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is poised to receive substantial international coverage as a documentary from this year’s event is part of the official selection at the 42nd Banff International Mountain Film Festival in Canada that starts on Saturday.
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Vink and Lucas win day while Marryatt and Harvey claim Calder Stewart Cycling Series
First time Under 23 rider also wins elite title
Michael Vink won the elite men’s race while Jake Marryatt and Mikayla Harvey won the men’s and women’s overall Calder Stewart Cycling Series elite titles after a brutal day of racing in the final round of the series, the Cycle Surgery Hell of the South near Christchurch today.
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Leader's jerseys still up for grabs in final round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
Elite field is the strongest the series has seen this year, full of riders preparing for the Tour of Southland
Leader’s jerseys are still up for grabs across the three race categories as the Calder Stewart Cycling Series heads into the final round on Sunday the Cycle Surgery Hell of the South that features notorious race defining gravel sections.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Country's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo building for even bigger show
New Zealand’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi NZMCA Insurance Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, is building for an even bigger show with the introduction of a dedicated accessories hall and marque.
Thursday, 5 October 2017
Tandem boats section sold out as Kathmandu Coast to Coast builds towards its biggest field
Supplied boats in the tandem section of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast have sold out as the event builds towards its biggest field in its 35 year history.
The tandem section of the two day event being held in early February can only be entered now if competitors supply their own tandem kayak although organisers do have a waitlist for those that do need a kayak supplied.
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Lucas patience pays off to win on home soil in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
West Coast cyclist Sharlotte Lucas's patience payed off as she won the fifth round of the women's race in Calder Stewart Cycling Series, the CYB Construction Hokitika Classic held today on the South Island's West Coast.
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Lucas eyes pro contract and West Coast win at home in fifth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
With her eyes on securing a pro contract West Coast cyclist Sharlotte Lucas is hoping a home advantage will result in a win while Wanaka’s Mikayla Harvey hopes to hold off former pro triathlete Kate McIIroy in a battle for the women’s leader’s jersey when round five of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series hits Hokitika on Saturday.
Monday, 11 September 2017
Champion swimmer Burmester taking on bucket list challenge the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Early Bird entries sell out for first time - tracking towards one of the largest fields ever seen
Moss Burmester, two-time Olympian, Commonwealth Games champion and World Champion swimmer, is looking forward to taking on his 'bucket list' challenge, the Kathmandu Coast to Coast, in a tandem team with his partner Carolyn Arthur.
Saturday, 9 September 2017
Team efforts secure results at Nelson Bays Motor Group Nelson Classic
Weather means race shortened and no Calder Stewart Cycling Series points available
Strong team efforts saw Connor Brown win the men's race and David Rowlands dominate the master's race while Sharlotte Lucas was an impressive women's winner in today's Nelson Bays Motor Group Nelson cycle Classic.
Thursday, 7 September 2017
Evans looms as favourite while McIIroy eyes leaders' jersey in fourth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series
Dunedin cyclist Brad Evans looms as the elite men’s favourite while Kate McIIroy has the women’s leaders’ jersey in her sights as the Calder Stewart Cycling Series swings back into action with the fourth round in Nelson on Saturday after a winter break.
Monday, 4 September 2017
Christchurch central city car park set to become New Zealand's most unique sporting stadium
New Zealand’s most unique inner city event; rising funds for men’s health
A Christchurch central city car park is set to become New Zealand’s most unique sporting stadium in late November.
Monday, 21 August 2017
Multisporter and firefighter affected by rare autoimmune disease targets the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Wanaka multisporter, cyclist and Queenstown Airport Fire Rescue firefighter Gavin Mason, who went from being one of the fittest firefighters in New Zealand to barely being able to walk, now has February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast in his sights.
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Labour MP Williams joins city councillor to do Kathmandu Coast to Coast in bid to encourage young people in sport
Keen on encouraging young people to get involved in sport and exercise and being fit is why Labour MP for Christchurch East Poto Williams is joining Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone to compete in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February as part of a tandem team.
Wednesday, 7 June 2017
NZ's first pack rafting and bike packing adventure wins best New Zealand made film at the 2017 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival.
A group of mates that documented New Zealand's first multi-day journey combining pack-rafting and bike-packing through an earthquake ravaged region in the upper South Island have been awarded the Hiddleston MacQueen award for best New Zealand made film at the 2017 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival.
Monday, 8 May 2017
Former New Zealand Rugby Union Chief Executive speaking out about the rough deal pork producers face each and every day
David Moffett doubts whether even one percent of Kiwis know that the bulk of bacon and pork they eat is imported.
Friday, 5 May 2017
Leuchs has sights set on unfinished business in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Three-time Olympian Kashi Leuchs has his sights set on unfinished business when the Dunedin mountain biker competes in his first Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February.
Saturday, 22 April 2017
Zenovich, Lucas and Rowlands impressive winners while Hewitt performed well in third round of Calder Stewart Cycling
Matt Zenovich, Sharlotte Lucas and Dave Rowlands were impressive winners while leading Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt proved she could foot it with New Zealand’s leading domestic based women riders in the third round of the Calder Stewart Cycling series, the Kiwi Style Bike Tours Timaru Classic held at Pleasant Point today.