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.
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.