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Home-based Childcare Provider PORSE Inks Deal To Sponsor ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022

Press Release – Joint Press Release

It has just become easier for parents and caregivers with young children to attend any of the 31 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 matches, thanks to a partnership between the International Cricket Council (ICC) and PORSE, New Zealand’s largest home-based childcare provider. Read more »

Annual Southern Magazine Celebrates Local Stories

Press Release – Naked Creative

In her final year of high school, rugby player Alena Saili watched the New Zealand women’s Black Ferns Sevens team win silver at the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. In that moment, she knew she one day wanted to be on that podium, representing New Zealand. Just five years later, she realised that dream when she, as part of the Black Ferns Rugby Sevens, won gold at the Tokyo Olympics. Read more »

Building Up The Kiwi Cross-country Ski Instructor Workforce At Snow Farm

Press Release – Skills Active Aotearoa

Eric Schusser describes cross-country skiing as a very peaceful but also a social sport. In 2021 he and the team at Snow Farm have been helping more people to enjoy it, through their work to develop a skills pathway for cross-country ski instructors. Read more »

Shearing Sports Battling The Odds In Covid-19 Crisis

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Southland Shears and national crossbred lambshearing and woolhandling championships will go ahead on January 15, despite the cancellation of the A and P Show. Read more »

Inaugural Taranaki Running Event Soldiers On In Level 2

Press Release – Coastal Five

With countless New Zealand running events calling it quits in 2021, the inaugural Coastal Five event in Taranaki has pulled all the strings to ensure it can still go ahead safely within Level 2 guidelines. Read more »

New Zealand Corriedale Shearing Championships – Day 2

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand Corriedale Championships senior shearing winner, from Aria, Russell Ratima, pictured when he won the New Zealand Winter Comb title on merinos last month. Photo / Barbara Newton Read more »

The Master In Control – Henare Regains Canterbury Shears Title

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

Master Woolhandler Joel Henare clocked-up another milestone in Christchurch today (Thursday) when he became only the second person to complete a treble of the three pre-Christmas national Open woolhandling titles. Read more »

Marlborough And Pleasant Point Shearing Championships

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

From Doug Laing, Media Officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand

Samuels makes a point at Pleasant Point

Defending national shearing circuits champion Leon Samuels showed he’s in the right sort of form for another national title bid when he won the Pleasant Point’s Gymkhana Shears Open final on Saturday. Read more »

Vink On Verge Of Third Sbs Bank Tour Of Southland Title

Press Release – SBS Bank Tour of Southland

A third SBS Bank Tour of Southland victory is tantalisingly close for Cantabrian Michael Vink.

The 29-year-old, who rode away from his rivals on the first open road stage on Monday to set the tone for the week, holds a 1min 52sec lead over his closest rival heading into the final two legs of New Zealand’s most prestigious bike race. Read more »

Pithie Claims Second Stage Win On SBS Bank Tour Of Southland

Press Release – SBS Bank Tour of Southland

4/11/21 – Another superb performance from Campbell Pithie was the highlight of the SBS Bank Tour of Southland’s historic Bluff Hill stage as leader Michael Vink’s rivals begin to run out of chances to deny him a special place in the race’s history. Read more »

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