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"unlawful" Milford Sound helicopter landings

Federated Mountain Clubs declares victory over "unlawful" Milford Sound helicopter landings


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.


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.


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.


 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.