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Rise of Champions: Two WKN titles on the line in Scotland

Published: Tue 16 Jul 2019 08:31 AM
The World Kickboxing Network returns to Scotland this coming Saturday (July 20) with a pair of championship bouts contested at "Rise of Champions". The event is presented by Albert Ross, taking place at the Fraserburgh Leisure Centre in Fraserburgh. Read more...

NWC Match Report | Silver Ferns vs Zimbabwe

Published: Tue 16 Jul 2019 08:28 AM
In their most challenging outing to date, the Silver Ferns comfortably dismantled Zimbabwe 79-36 at the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool on Monday to keep their unbeaten record intact. Read more...

Aratoi's 50th birthday comes early

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 05:44 PM
Aratoi’s 50th birthday isn’t until the 11th of October, but a present has come early from Provincial Insurance Brokers who today committed to a three-year sponsorship. Read more...

Nelson City Brass triumphant at National Championships

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 12:35 PM
Nelson City Brass, under Musical Director Nigel Weeks QSM, took out the national B Grade title at the 2019 New Zealand Brass Band Championships which finished in Hamilton on Saturday. Read more...

Trixie and Katya on their way to NZ

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 12:15 PM
Hoos birfdays are it? It's yours and we're about to give you the gift you've been begging for. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage, Trixie and Katya, the world's most POWERFUL queens for the World Premiere of Trixie & Katya LIVE: ... Read more...

Athletes to represent NZ at the Triathlon World Champs

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 11:22 AM
The Elite, U23 and Junior athletes to represent New Zealand at the 2019 ITU Triathlon World Championships in Lausanne along with the team for the 2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event in Tokyo have been named. Read more...

Powerlifter suspended for four years for doping violation

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 11:21 AM
The Sports Tribunal has suspended powerlifter Hinewai Pouwhare-Anderson for four years after testing positive for clenbuterol. Clenbuterol is an anabolic agent used to lose weight while maintaining muscle mass. Ms Pouwhare-Anderson’s suspension ... Read more...

Final throw of the dice for Enduro hopefuls

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 11:00 AM
It is the final big gamble for enduro title hopefuls this weekend and the riders will even get two throws of the dice. Likely winners revealed themselves after the fifth of seven rounds in this season's Yamaha and Mitas Tyres-sponsored New Zealand ... Read more...

Alien Weaponry release epic video for 'Blinded'

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 10:54 AM
New Zealand's young metal prodigies Alien Weaponry have released a killer new music video for their track 'Blinded', which was previously released as a b-side on their Ahi Kā 7-inch. Read more...

Soft N Hard - a challenging, hilarious exploration of gender

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2019 10:49 AM
Real life husband and wife duo Jo Randerson and Thomas LaHood present a non-stop hour of comic theatre, delving deeply into the difficulties of gender constructs, in Soft N Hard coming to Loft at Q Theatre for five nights Tuesday 20 - Saturday ... Read more...
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