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Pegasus parkun #244 run report Pegasus parkun #244 run report

This week’s parkrun was brought to you by the number three, or rather, numbers containing 3s. I visited Pegasus parkrun today as part of my quest to run all 33 parkrun events in New Zealand (currently 33, the 34th will start in July and hopefully many more will follow). It was my 30th New Zealand event. And my time was the perfect 33:33. I was expecting a frosty morning but my weather app kindly told me ...
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Local rivalry on court Local rivalry on court

The Canterbury secondary school basketball competitions got underway this week, and there was local rivalry on court between the Whelan Trophy division two girls teams, Rangiora New Life and Kaiapoi High School. It was a tight encounter with Kaiapoi High eventually winning 69-54. The Kaiapoi High School boys team were involved in their own tussle in the Thomson Trophy division two boy’s grade. They finished with a heartbreaking one-point loss, 90-91 with Cathedral College. In ...
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Kaiapoi women get first win Kaiapoi women get first win

The Kaiapoi women’s rugby team got their first win on the board with a solid 34-14 win over Celtic. The result lifts them off the bottom of the table. In the Country Combined competition, Saracens remain at the top of the table after their 33-14 win over Hurunui in the weekend. Kaiapoi are next on the ladder, picking up points over third placed Glenmark Cheviot. Their hard-fought encounter finished with Kaiapoi taking the win 20-13. ...
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Colts go down Colts go down

The Rangiora Hockey Sunday Championship Colts were beaten in the weekend by club rivals the Oddfellows 3-4. It was the first win for the Oddfellows, and only the second loss for the Colts, who sit third in the competition. The Sunday Premiership women, Rangiora Korimako went down 0-2 to Hornby, and the Championship Piwakawaka were also defeated, 1-3 by the University of Canterbury Athenians. In the Division one competitions, the Rangiora men lost to Carlton Redcliffs ...
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Bulldogs back on track Bulldogs back on track

The Northern Bulldogs got their season back on track with a solid win over the Halswell Hornets, at Murphy Park. The Bulldogs led 10-8 at halftime after tries to Josh Endacott and Cameron Godfrey, but it was a second half hattrick of tries from Bulldog Izic Placid that thawted any thought of a Hornet comeback. The Bulldogs finishing with a 28-18 victory. Points: Hornby 10, Linwood 8, Celebration 6, Halswell 6, Bulldogs 4, Riccarton 4, ...

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