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Wanted man leads Police on multisport chase

A 37-year-old Tauranga man led Police on a multisport chase on a bike & surfski across Mount Maunganui has been arrested.


DOC will close 21 tracks to control kauri dieback

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced that the DOC will close 21 tracks across kauri land to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback.


Message to our tourists – stay safe in the outdoors

After a tragic death on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, DOC and New Zealand Police are encouraging people to help our visitors stay safe in the outdoors.


Paralympics New Zealand celebrates 50th Anniversary

This evening Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) will mark its 50th Anniversary as the National Paralympic Committee for New Zealand. During the event PNZ


NZ record broken as Kiwis make strong start at Youth Olympic Games

Sport climber Sarah Tetzlaff flew up the speed wall to set a New Zealand record as the sport made its Olympic debut on day one of Buenos Aires 2018.


Youth Olympic Games Team Flagbearer Kanah Andrews-Nahu

Weightlifter Kanah Andrews-Nahu named New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Team Flagbearer


Body found in Tongariro search name released

Police released the name of the 54-year-old man who died while hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing earlier this week.


Coronet Peak open for another week

Coronet Peak, the popular Queenstown ski field, has extended the ski season by one week off the back of great snowfall in spring, continued cold temperatures and demand from locals.


Two deaths one at Ruapahu Crater the other Mt Aspiring

There were deaths on two of New Zealand's peaks today. One at Ruapahu's Crater Lake, the other while skiing from the top of Mt Aspiring


Ragettli, Gaskell Claim First Big Air World Cup Gold Medals of the Season at Winter Games NZ

Winter Games NZ Cup Big Air Canada’s Elena Gaskell and Switzerland’s Andri Ragettli (SUI) claimed the gold medals. New Zealand’s Finn Bilous earned his first World Cup medal, finishing in third place in front of an enthusiastic home crowd.