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Surf life-saving: IRB pair to take biggest test

Surf life-saving: IRB pair to take biggest test

Rebecca McNaughton and Charlotte Becconsall-Ryan are ready to make history.

Petanque: George helps regain trophy

Dunedin's Kay George helped New Zealand wrest the senior transtasman trophy off host Australia last weekend.

Surf life-saving: Shanks living life to the full

Surf life-saving: Shanks living life to the full

Ryan Shanks has been given a second chance at life - and he is seizing it with both hands.

Petanque: Petanque tournament draws 24 pairs

Petanque: Petanque tournament draws 24 pairs

Petanque Taieri hosted 24 teams at the pro doubles tournament held on the Taieri terrain in Mosgiel last Sunday.

From afar: Syndicate guilty of breaking tacking rules

How many parallels can be drawn between what is happening on and off the water with regards to Team New Zealand and the Barker-Dalton drama? Words such as leak, trimming and tacking, jumping ship and sinking ship have so many meanings in this scenario.

Table tennis: New club launched in Port Chalmers as sport booms

Table tennis: New club launched in Port Chalmers as sport booms

Sports such as cricket and softball might be struggling for numbers, but table tennis certainly is not.

Adventure racing: Seagate appreciates calm after the storm

Adventure racing: Seagate appreciates calm after the storm

A few ''funky foot things'' and a bit of a cold was as bad as it got for Queenstown's Team Seagate, which crossed the Godzone Adventure Race finish line in Wanaka yesterday afternoon.

From afar: Impossible not to feel thrill of a certain world cup

Despite my best attempts, it happened. I got hooked on the Cricket World Cup as a result of prolonged exposure to the nail-biting game between the Black Caps and Australia last weekend.

Surf life saving: Powering out of the surf

Surf life saving: Powering out of the surf

St Clair's Erika Fairweather (left) and Olivia Andrew hit the Mt Maunganui shorebreak on their way to victory in the under-12 girls tube rescue at the Oceans 15 New Zealand under-14 surf life-saving championships at the weekend.

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