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Rescue helicopter cuts could cost lives

The Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand is disappointed with the proposed funding cuts for rescue helicopter services in New Zealand. The National Ambulance Sector Office is proposing to rationalise rescue helicopter services


Concerned about lack of preparation for Tongariro Crossing

Police say the forecast snap of cold weather will cause further rescues on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing if visitors don’t prepare or plan their hiking trips.


Beware the beauty trap – don’t get caught at the Cape

Hawke’s Bay Police have noticed more emergency calls for assistance by walkers and hikers becoming stranded on the track from Clifton Motor Camp out to the Gannet Colony at Cape Kidnappers.


Finalists announced for New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards

The New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, in their 11th year, capture and acknowledge the exemplary work taking place across Aotearoa New Zealand’s sport and recreation sector.


163kms Trail Running Bliss Back-Country NZ

Two girls, two trails, 4 marathons, 4 days. 163km of trail running bliss in back-country New Zealand. Top Kiwi runner Lesley Turner Hall shares her story.


Upsets on final day of canoe slalom nationals

Otago kayaker Finn Butcher collected his second national K1 men’s whitewater slalom title on a day of upsets in sun-soaked Tekapo today.


Windsurfers in trouble in Wellington Harbour - Updated

A number of windsurfers are reported to be in trouble in the water in Wellington Harbour, following a windsurfing event at Petone this morning.


Aon Maadi Cup Finals day

Finals on the last day of the 2018 Aon Maadi Cup saw a perfect combination of clear skies and fierce racing.


Aon Maadi Cup

Gentle winds on Lake Ruataniwha made for great racing at day five of the 2018 Aon Maadi Cup, with crews taking to the water to battle it out in semi-finals and C & D finals.


Fatal rafting incident

A guide has died following a commercial rafting incident on the Shotover River near Queenstown. A raft overturned in the river near Toilet Rapids this morning.