207 Results in category Outdoors

New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards winners are...

Sport NZ announce winners of its annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, which were held in Auckland this evening.

AOC Congratulates Olympians In Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has congratulated Olympians Luc Longley, David Nilsson and Alisa Camplin-Warner who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.

Woman dies tramping in Nelson, two others involved in separate rescue

55 year old woman dies on Mount Robert Ridge Nelson Lakes, becoming severely hypothermic at high altitude before rescuers arrive

Recreation groups applaud clear guidance on access by Worksafe

Recreation Aotearoa and the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) have both extended their thanks to WorkSafe for producing a policy clarification that will dispel myths and perceived risks around recreational access to private and public land.

Woman rescued after Mt Ruapehu crevasse fall

A climber was lucky to escape serious injury after she fell 15 metres down a crevasse on Mt Ruapehu today, Saturday 25 May.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019

New Zealand Alpine Club announces the return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for its 17th year in May and June 2019.

Australian Olympic Team Deputy Chefs de Mission

Olympic Games Gold medallists Susie O’Neill and Kim Brennan have been announced as Deputy Chefs de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Award for Wanaka Police Search and Rescue team

NZ Search and Rescue Award for a rescue that took place over several days on Mount Aspiring.

New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards finalists

Sport NZ has announced the finalists for its annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, which celebrate excellence and leadership by individuals and organisations working in community sport and active recreation.

Tramper found alive and well

A 73-year-old Japanese woman who was part of a multi-day guided walk with Ultimate Hikes on the Milford Track, Fiordland National Park has been found alive and well after becoming separated from her group.