Viewing all entries for 'November 2011'
The organisation behind the 2011 Rugby World Cup has praised the South for its involvement in the tournament. Rugby New Zealand 2011 tournament services general manager Nigel Cass, who was had been involved with the project since late 2004, visited Dunedin on Monday to thank those behind the event.Read the full post
Bill Richmond is a little hard of hearing. Pulling his gangly frame into an upright position of the comfy chair in the lounge of his home in Clive, a bespectacled Richmond leans forward to ask: "What's that, again?"Read the full post
GISBORNE’s Linda White has been recognised for her tireless voluntary contribution to local badminton. She has won the Badminton New Zealand Administrator of the Year Award.Read the full post
A group of Mapua wharf businesses are vowing to stop the Tasman District Council building a roundabout at the Aranui Rd-Iwa St intersection, saying it is an unnecessary step that will not work.Read the full post
Luxury golf resort, Carrington Resort A Heritage Hotel, has just been awarded an Enviro Gold accreditation by Qualmark
Although it’s not one the 18 Great Rides on the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Auckland’s urban version could be a must-do for cyclists. A new cycle event, the TelstraClear Challenge, offers a unique course which involves riding over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and onto the Northern Busway, finishing at a festival at Smales Farm in Takapuna. It takes place on Sunday 11DEC and around 9,000 cyclists are expected.Read the full post
Mount Ruapehu, famed for its snow sports and alpine crossing, has a new attraction that promises fun, fitness and adventure for the summer months. The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail forms part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail and covers 317km of spectacular landscape, from the slopes of the mountain to the Whanganui River.Read the full post