Friday, 21 September 2012
Groms Eyeing Up Taranaki
The country's most eager groms are eyeing up Fitzroy Beach in New Plymouth for the National Primary School Champs scheduled to get underway next weekend (29-30 September).
Thursday, 2 August 2012
Hareb Qualifies For The 2013 ASP World Tour
Taranaki surfer Paige Hareb has qualified for the 2013 ASP World Tour overnight after progressing through to the third round of the Nike US Open of Surfing and ensuring a fourth straight year at the elite level of women's surfing.
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
Quinn Jumps to 52nd In World as Kiwis Find Success On World Stage
Jay Quinn (Gis) has jumped up twenty places to 52nd in the world after an impressive ninth placing at the Mr Price Pro held at Ballito, South Africa over the weekend.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Grommet Season Closes Out With Six Champions Announced
The final surfer ratings for the 2012 New Zealand Grommet Series have been completed with six new champions confirmed after five events took place throughout New Zealand during summer and Autumn.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Waves Continue to Pump for Kiwis in Panama
Waves Continue to Pump for Kiwis in Panama The Rip Curl New Zealand Junior Surfing Team surfed through another massive day of action at the 2012 DaKine ISA World Junior Surfing Championship being held at Playa Venao, Panama with some exceptional performances coming out of the Kiwi camp.
Friday, 30 March 2012
Barnes Family Drive Away As The 2012 Hyundai Tour Family Champions
The Barnes family of Mount Maunganui drove away from Farmers Auto Village in their new Hyundai Santa Fe yesterday (Thursday 29th March) having won the vehicle after competing on the 2012 Hyundai Tour.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
'That First Glide' - Movie Premier
Hawaiian Extreme Waterman Mike Waltze is in Auckland next week for the New Zealand premier of his new Stand Up Paddle film, That First Glide, to screen with a special feature wrapping up the 2012 Hyundai Tour by Greenroom Productions.
Thursday, 22 March 2012
Postponement For Quiksilver King of the Groms
Postponement For Quiksilver King of the Groms Maz Quinn's Quiksilver King of the Groms presented by Don't Let The Sun Get Under Your Skin scheduled for this weekend at Gisborne has been postponed due to lack of surf forecasted for the region.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
2012 Volcom Qualifiying Series This Weekend
VQS surf series is heading to Raglan on Saturday the 24th of March.
Saturday, 17 March 2012
Hansen Claims The Lot At Rip Curl Pro
Gisborne's Bobby Hansen took home everything on the final day of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Nature Valley completed at Manu Bay, Raglan today (Saturday 17th March).
Monday, 12 March 2012
Season Ending Rip Curl Pro Shaping Up For Raglan
The final event of the New Zealand Pro Series for summer is heading to Raglan this weekend (16-18 March) with the Rip Curl Pro presented by Nature Valley willing some good conditions to prevail for the season finale.
Sunday, 11 March 2012
Double Bowden Brilliance At The Piha Billabong Grom Series Event
Double Bowden Brilliance At The Piha Billabong Grom Series Event The Bowden brothers, McKenzie and Tane of Whangamata have broken through the grommet ranks to claim their maiden national level events at the final competition of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge completed at Piha today.
Saturday, 10 March 2012
Back To The Beach For the Groms
It was back to the beach for the groms on the first day of the final Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge event being held at Piha today (Saturday 10th March).
Thursday, 8 March 2012
Groms to Vie for Australian Surf Trips
Groms to Vie for Australian Surf Trips New Zealand's best young surfers head to the final event of the Billabong Grom Series pres by Oceanbridge at Piha this weekend (10-11 March) to see if they can beat their friends and win the chance to go and surf in Australia.
Monday, 5 March 2012
Wallis Wins at Port Waikato Hyundai Tour Event
Piha surfer Zen Wallis has claimed his first ever victory on the 2012 Hyundai Tour winning the final event of the year at Port Waikato today (Sunday 4th March).
Sunday, 26 February 2012
Maiden Victory for Mount Maunganui Surfer Tim O'Connor
Mount Maunganui surfer Tim O'Connor claimed his maiden victory at the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro completed at Gisborne today (Sunday 26th February).
Delayed Start and Small Waves Hamper Start of O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro
The Women's Division of the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro got underway at Makorori Beach, Gisborne today (Saturday 25th February) in trying conditions with under 1.0m of swell and strong southerly winds.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Internationally Ranked Kiwi's Return For Domestic Action This Weekend
After an exceptional third placing at the Australian Open two days ago, Billy Stairmand (Rag) returns to New Zealand to compete at the O'Neill Sequence Surf Shop Pro at Gisborne this coming weekend (25 - 26 February).
Monday, 20 February 2012
Clean Tay Street Beach Hosts Hyundai Tour
The 2012 Hyundai Tour returned to a clean Mount Maunganui beach today (Saturday 18th February) for the fourth event of the series.
Hometown Victory Fitting For McColl
Local Mount Maunganui surfer Ant McColl claimed his maiden Hyundai Tour victory in his home waters at Tay Street today (Sunday 19th February) in the fourth of five events for the season.
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Pack Set To Chase Kibblewhite At Mount Maunganui
The penultimate round of the Hyundai Tour is set for a start at Mount Maunganui this weekend with the field of Open Men's Division surfers in a do-or-die situation to catch ratings leader Thomas Kibblewhite (Auck).
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
New Zealand Junior Surfing Team Named
Surfing New Zealand has today (Tuesday 14th February 2012) named twelve surfers as part of the Rip Curl New Zealand Junior Surfing Team which will represent New Zealand at the 2012 Dakine ISA World Junior Surfing Championship which takes place in Panama during April 2012.
Saturday, 11 February 2012
Hansen Looking Handsome At The Billabong Pro
Gisborne's Bobby Hansen continued his comeback to the competitive arena today progressing through to his second consecutive semifinal berth at the Billabong Pro presented by Sony held at Whangamata today (Saturday 11th February).
Woods A Winner On Day One Of Billabong Pro
Performance levels at the Billabong Pro presented by Sony being held at Whangamata were intense today (Friday 10th February) with Buck Woods one of many standout Gisborne surfers.
Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Billabong Pro and Grom Series Combine For Big Weekend of Surfing
This coming weekend sees the combination of two events rolled into one at Whangamata with the postponed Billabong Pro presented by Sony and the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge both taking place at Whangamata from Friday 10th February.
Jensen puts on a near perfect performance to win ASP Sandy Bay Longboard Event
2011 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Champion Taylor Jensen (USA) today (Monday 6th February) showed why he is the best in the business with a near perfect performance in the final of the ASP Open Men's Division of the Hyundai Tour event at Sandy Bay, Whangarei, New Zealand.
Monday, 6 February 2012
Paerata - Reid Claims Event One of Billabong Grom Series
Piha's Elliot Paerata - Reid claimed event one of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge today (Sunday 5th February) after dominating an action packed final of the Under 16 Boys Division at Tay Street, Mount Maunganui.
International surfers announce arrival with explosive surfing at Sandy Bay ASP Event
2011 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Longboard Champion Taylor Jensen (USA) today (Sunday 5th February) announced his arrival at the 2012 ASP Longboard Qualifying Series Hyundai Tour event held at Sandy Bay, Whangarei, New Zealand.
Saturday, 4 February 2012
The Swell Arrives In Time At Mount Maunganui
Day One of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge was filled with action both on the water and on land today (Saturday 4th February) with New Zealand's best young surfers making the most of a sunny day at Mount Maunganui.
Groundhog Day at Sandy Bay for 2012 Hyundai Tour Event
Day two (Saturday 4th February) of the 2012 Hyundai Tour event 3 at Sandy Bay took place in almost identical conditions as day one.