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Search and rescue exercise tests Canterbury avalanche response

Canterbury Police, ski industry personnel and SAR groups will take part in a large-scale avalanche response exercise near Mt Cheeseman Ski Area today.


Save Mangamaunu Kaikoura Surfing Gem

Save Mangamaunu Kaikour. We have few treasures around our coastline as iconic as the arcing sweep of coastline known as Mangamaunu just north of Kaikoura. On a flat day it's beautiful:


Third consecutive title for BP IRB Champions

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Services have again been crowned the BP New Zealand IRB Champions despite a premature end to the weekend, due to tough surf conditions at Waihi Beach.


Head-to-head in mighty battle at BP NZ IRB Champs

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service has taken the early lead at the two-day BP New Zealand IRB Championships, held this weekend in Waihi Beach, despite a challenging day with mixed conditions.


 Thrilling showdown expected at IRB season finale

Over 300 Surf Lifeguards are set to descend on Waihi Beach this weekend for the BP New Zealand IRB [Inflatable Rescue Boat] Championships finale, to fight for the honour of becoming the top IRB club in the country.


Big Tahuna Swim

Nelson swimmer Luke Kelly took away the overall title at the inaugural Interislander Big Tahuna, swum over 3km from Tahunanui Beach on Saturday.


Paralympians officially welcomed home by Prime Minister

New Zealand’s triple medal-winning Paralympic Winter Games Team was officially welcomed home by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, during a special event at AUT Millennium in Auckland yesterday.


Interview - Fiona Allan Chief Executive Paralympics New Zealand

As the New Zealand Paralympic Games Team wings its way back to New Zealand fresh from its success at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games


Defending champions retain national title at TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Champs

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service have won the 2018 TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships by 62 points after a three-day battle against 44 surf lifesaving clubs this weekend in Gisborne.


Adam Hall wins gold medal in PyeongChang

Adam Hall has won a gold medal in the Men’s Slalom Standing almost exactly eight years to the day since he won a gold medal in this same discipline at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.