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Kidscan Named Official Charity Of The All Blacks

26 June 2008 - The All Blacks have a new Official Charity, the KidsCan Charitable Trust, which helps disadvantaged children nationwide.

Kiwis At Kiel Regatta

26 June 2008 - Kiel Regatta in Germany got underway last night for the Olympic class events with the women's match racing set to start tonight. Sailors were greeted by a fine day and a 12 knot onshore breeze.

NZRU & Canterbury Salute Somerville

26 June 2008 - The New Zealand Rugby Union thanked prop Greg Somerville for a dozen years of service today as the veteran confirmed a move to England. The 30-year-old will join Gloucester after his 2008 All Blacks duties end.

Earlybird Prices For Shiled Tickets Finish On Monday

25 June 2008 - Ticket sales for next month's Ranfurly Shield game are steady so far, but people need to get in quick because prices change on Monday.

Marina Erakovic Wins First Round Singles At Wimbledon

25 June 2008 - New Zealand's rising tennis star Marina Erakovic is through to the second round at her debut in the main draw at Wimbledon.

Hockey And Rugby Greats Honoured By SPARC

Hockey's Selwyn Maister and rugby's Richie Guy have received lifetime achievement awards from the government's sport and recreation agency, SPARC, in recognition of their huge contributions to sport.

Wintry Storm Dumps Snow Across South Island Ski Areas

25 centimetres of fresh snow at Mt Hutt, 15 at the top of Coronet Peak and 10 at the peak of The Remarkables are among the early results of wintry storm fronts currently dumping snow across the New Zealand's premier South Island ski areas.

Great Musical Line Up Promised For Coronet Peak Base Building Official Opening

Visitors to Coronet Peak this Saturday can chill out to the popular beats of DJ Recloose following the ribbon cutting ceremony which will kick off a weekend's celebration to declare the brand new base building officially open.

Winter Games NZ Receives Endorsement From International Snow Sports Community

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (June 24, 2008) - Next year's Winter Games NZ initiative received backing from the international snow sports community at the recent FIS Congress in Cape Town, South Africa with FIS pledging its support for the event.

World Rally Chances Attracts Kiwi Entrants

24 June 2008 - Five ambitious New Zealand rally drivers have applied for a chance to take on the world's best Production World Rally Championship (P-WRC) teams in the August running of Repco Rally New Zealand.