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Rugby World Cup Moved from Christchurch Following Earthquake

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, says the government and other stakeholders have agreed the Christchurch Rugby World Cup matches will be moved out of the city due to unacceptable risks associated with maintaining the current programme.

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March 17th, 2011 at 7:09 am

Christchurch Rugby World Cup Matches Moved

Murray McCully confirms that the Rugby World Cup games due to be held in Christchurch later in 2011 will be moved to other locations.

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March 16th, 2011 at 4:22 pm

Aucklanders to Follow in the Footsteps of a Barefoot Running Great

Barefoot Ted McDonald (or BFT), a veteran ultra-runner and one of the pioneers of the barefoot running movement, is coming to New Zealand to hold a series of talks and workshops from March 15 – 17.
BFT is one of central characters in Born to Run, the international best seller by Christopher McDougall.

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March 15th, 2011 at 6:56 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,New Zealand,Rotorua,Sport

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Win the New Zealand Adventure Experience of a Lifetime during the World Cup 2011

Rugby fans, students, avid travellers and adventure activity junkies throughout the world are gritting their teeth with excitement with the release of the Haka for Haka Tours Competition, with a prize pack worth up to $20,000. Offering the chance to win one of two 24 day adventure tours of New Zealand, including international flights, accommodation, transport and all the adventure activities you could wish for, people are lining up in their droves to enter.

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March 14th, 2011 at 5:51 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport,Tourism

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Gymcost – Check Gym Membership Prices

How much are you paying for your gym membership? Do you think your gym is charging you a reasonable price to achieve your health and fitness goals? How does your weekly fee compare to the next person or the next gym?

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February 26th, 2011 at 6:44 am

Regions & Categories: Health,Internet,New Zealand,Sport

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Pre-school Football Strikes it out in West Auckland

Little Kickers is the largest provider of pre-school football (soccer) in the U.K. for children aged 18months – 7 years. After much anticipation Little Kickers arrives in West Auckland.

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February 3rd, 2011 at 6:51 am

Taupō Converts for Maximum Points at RBS Six Nations Kick-Off

An invitation by Welsh Rugby Manager Alan Phillips will see Taupō promoted at the first of the RBS Six Nations match at the Millennium Stadium in February.

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January 30th, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport,Taupo

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Taupo Motorcycle Training Day

Taupō Motorsport Park in conjunction with Taupō District Council and Honda Riders Club of New Zealand (HRCNZ) is hosting a third discounted motorcycle skills training day on Saturday 5 February at Taupō Motorsport Park for intermediate riders, experienced riders who haven’t ridden for a while or those who completed earlier training days.

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January 22nd, 2011 at 12:37 pm

Bottle Lake Forest Orienteering Day in Christchurch

Orienteering Day in Bottle Lake Forest, Christchurch on Sunday 20 February 2011 has courses varying from beginners to adrenalin-pumping challenges. Starting time is between 10am and noon.

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January 21st, 2011 at 7:32 am

New Zealand Cricket Advisory Committee Named

New Zealand Cricket today announced the composition of the new Cricket Committee, which has been established to provide advice and make recommendations to the NZC Board.

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December 12th, 2010 at 7:13 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport

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Taupo Spa Park BMX Dirt Track

A request for support from local BMX champion Jed Mildon, to look at building a new jump track at Spa Park, has received a very favourable response from Council. Jed Mildon, a local BMX champion is keen to get a BMX dirt track established to promote the sport to young people in the district.

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December 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Regions & Categories: Entertainment,Family,Local Government,Sport,Taupo

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Land Rover Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011

Rugby World Cup Limited has announced the appointment of Land Rover as an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and a top-level Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for RWC 2011 and RWC 2015, Land Rover will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with Rugby’s showcase tournament.

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November 26th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Regions & Categories: Business,New Zealand,Sport

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Queens Wharf Plans Unveiled for Rugby World Cup Celebrations

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, John Key, has unveiled the plans for Queens Wharf for next year’s Rugby World Cup celebrations.

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October 26th, 2010 at 7:08 am

World Class Rowing Teams Coming to Taupo

Three world class rowing teams, from Poland, Holland and Switzerland, are competing in the 2010 World Rowing Championships later this month at Lake Karapiro and are basing themselves in the Taupō district.

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October 17th, 2010 at 9:35 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport,Taupo

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Telecom Sponsor All Blacks Tour

All Blacks fans in New Zealand and the United Kingdom have plenty to look forward to with Telecom and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) today announcing that Telecom will again sponsor the All Blacks upcoming tour.

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October 16th, 2010 at 10:13 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Sport

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Kick Off Time for Indoor Soccer

The new IFL: Indoor Football League which kicks off at Avondale college community stadium,has already had a suprise entrant,Liverpool FC. NO, not the club currently experiencing a few troubles in England, but there local fans here in Auckland, The NZ Liverpool supporters club,has formed their first ever indoor soccer team, and will play in a replica of the famous Liverpool red strip, and look to reclaim the glory days of the successful 70s and 80s liverpool team.

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October 6th, 2010 at 7:15 am

Regions & Categories: Football,New Zealand,Sport

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New Zealand Topographic Maps Free Online

Official New Zealand Topographic Maps are now available for free online through the new website www.nztopomaps.com.

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October 5th, 2010 at 12:53 pm

Silver Ferns at New World

Silver Ferns members were brought into New World stores last Saturday in Christchurch, Rotorua and Papakura to meet fans, shoppers and staff. As a New Zealand owned and operated organsation, New World is proud to sponsor Kiwi icons such as Netball New Zealand and the Silver Ferns.

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August 12th, 2010 at 10:29 am

NZ Cup and Show Week Tickets on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s NZ Cup and Show Week, which runs from Saturday 6 to Saturday 13 November, 2010 in Christchurch.

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August 8th, 2010 at 10:41 am

Nelson Company Sails Into National Yachting Award

New Zealand “Sailing School of the Year” awarded by RYA to Sail Nelson.

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July 19th, 2010 at 5:10 pm