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Sport is coming Sport is coming

As we shifted to Alert Level 2, sport moved tantilisingly closer.  Most of the major codes, and other sports are following the Government and Sport NZ recommendations, which involve a phased approach to returning to sport. Phase One – Get Ready.  This means clubs are planning and preparing to get back underway, including hygiene practices, and contact tracing.  As clubs and sporting bodies get these systems in place, trainings will be able to get underway ...

Golf players return in Waimakariri Golf players return in Waimakariri

Golf clubs in Waimakariri are welcoming players back now that the country is on Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown. Pegasus Golf Club is the only one still closed and its members are turning up in large numbers at Kaiapoi which offers online and phone bookings for both members and green fee players. “Members get preference but the green fee players are filling up the gaps in our booking sheets to make us busier than normal.” ...
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10 Ideas for keeping active during lockdown 10 Ideas for keeping active during lockdown

Some of these are being added to each week, so remember to check back regularly! #1 Les Mills Workout – 9am TV1 Monday-Friday or there are free sessions on their website here #2 North Canterbury Sport & Rec Trust workouts.  Three sessions each week – link via their website Online Workouts #3 North Canterbury Sport & Rec Trust Sports Skills. The Primary Schools Sports coaches are loading up a variety of sports skills for kids to keep ...

Represent your Country! Represent your Country!

We can all represent our country The current lockdown situation is giving us a sporting chance to beat this virus.  Despite the disappointment of seasons remaining unfinished, or not even beginning, we all know this situation is one that needs to be won, and if we all work as a team, we can do it. The effects are far and wide. Professional sports are on hold, the Olympics delayed. The level of training and preparedness for ...

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