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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


Paralympics New Zealand kick starts $1.1 m fundraising

Today saw Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) officially kick start the fundraising drive for the New Zealand Paralympic Team on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games


Group rescued from DoC hut in Remutaka Forest Park

A group of young people caught out by bad weather earlier this week had a lucky escape when Police Search and Rescue picked them up from the DoC hut they were sheltering in.


The Naked Rower's Global Sailing Adventure

Olympian, trans-Atlantic rowing champion and author of The Naked Rower, Rob Hamill is off on another adventure, this time with his wife Rachel and three children Finn (16), Declan (14) and Ivan (11)


Call for climbers to be careful with permanent climbing fixtures

The family of Lauren Kimiyo Worrell who died in a climbing accident Castle Rock have made a call for climbers to be careful with permanent climbing fixtures


Canterbury avalanche response exercise a success

The Canterbury Avalanche Response Group is now better equipped to respond to a real life emergency after a successful training operation.


NZ Alpine Club title Backcountry Ski-Touring Book

Changes to the way we recreate in the mountains has prompted the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) to rewrite and fully update their popular title, Backcountry Ski-Touring in New Zealand.


Cross-Tasman Collaboration for Clean Sport

Australian and New Zealand anti-doping experts met in Canberra yesterday to discuss new ways to support clean athletes and detect doping in the region.


Sport NZ releases new participation survey

Sport NZ has today released the first report from its new Active NZ participation survey, providing a point-in-time snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation explored through the lenses of age, gender, ethnicity and deprivation.


Geoff Hunt - A short story from Day 5 of our hike in Nepal

Queenstown based adventurer Geoff Hunt writes about his hike tour around the Khumbu area in Nepal