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Monday A Day Of Remembrance For Chris Cairns Walk

22 AUGUST 2008 - Monday August 25 is a special day of remembrance for Chris Cairns as he continues on his 1001k walks from Pukekohe to Rolleston to raise funds to increase rail safety awareness.

Taihape Schoolteacher All Set To Go To Woolhandling Olympics

21 August 2008 - A Taihape schoolteacher is gearing up for the Olympics of the shearing and woolhandling world, where she will represent New Zealand for the first time on the world stage.

Turbos Team For Ranfurly Shield Fixture Named

21 August 2008 - It has been 14 years since the Manawatu Rugby Union had a Ranfurly Shield challenge and many more years since Manawatu had the ability to be competitive in such a fixture.

Fleming Pays Tribute To "A Very Special Team That Achieved A Very Special Result"

Fleming Pays Tribute To "A Very Special Team That Achieved A Very Special Result"

Auckland, 20 August: When Mark Burgess led the NZ team to record this country's first ever Test cricket victory over England at the Basin Reserve Wellington, in February 1978, Stephen Fleming was only five and cricket had still to register on his sporting radar.

Freestylers Ready For A Rampage At The Remarkables This Weekend

20 August 2008 - Many of New Zealand's top freestylers, and a line up of visiting internationals, will go head to head in the Up & Go Terrain Park at The Remarkables this Sunday (24 August).

Yarrow Stadium To Go All Gold For League

20 August 2008 - New Zealand's All Gold rugby league team is set to play its first game in New Zealand for 100 years.

Ford Brings Duval To Replace Galli For Repco Rally NZ

Ford Brings Duval To Replace Galli For Repco Rally NZ

20 August 2008 - The Stobart VK M-Sport Ford rally team has decided to enter Franois Duval in Repco Rally New Zealand which starts on Thursday 28 August, following their lead driver Gigi Galli suffering a broken leg during Rallye Deutschland on 15 August.

All Golds To Play In NZ For The First Time In 100 Years

20 AUGUST 2008 - After a 100-year wait, the All Golds are set to play in New Zealand for the first time since 1908.

McRae's Legacy

McRae's Legacy

20 August 2008 - Fifteen years ago earlier this month, the late Colin McRae and co-driver Derek Ringer achieved a world first for Subaru on the Rally of New Zealand.

The pair in what was the final outing for a works Legacy RS, won the World Championship event held from August 5-8.

Piri Weepu Extends NZRU Contract

Piri Weepu Extends NZRU Contract

20 August 2008 - All Blacks halfback Piri Weepu has extended his New Zealand Rugby Union contract for a further two years to 2010.