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New technology: Get healthy and fit with a little tech help

Feeling like you could use a little help getting your health, wellbeing and fitness on track? Take a look at the latest technology, tech gear and websites to help you out! Under Armour launches UA Record app UA Record simplifies your personal health data with fitness tracking tools, connects you to your digital community and …

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Sporting talents shine at AMP scholarships

Budding sports stars have become recipients at this year’s AMP Scholarships National Awards Evening held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on 4 December. AMP New Zealand Managing Director Jack Regan was delighted to award $200,000 in scholarships to passionate and determined New Zealanders striving to ‘do their thing’. AMP’s Chief Customer Officer, Jeff Ruscoe, …

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Paddle for Hope – Fundraising for cancer rehabilitation

On November 1, New Zealand’s largest stand up paddle board event, Starboard Paddle For Hope, and The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Trust will come together to raise funds for people affected by cancer in New Zealand. What’s Paddle for Hope? The Starboard Paddle for Hope festival is a fun family fundraising event now in its fourth …

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Hutt City aims to get people more active

Hutt City Council’s Policy and Regulatory Committee has recommended that Council should increase its investment in cycling and walking infrastructure by $3,012,000 over three years to encourage greater participation in active travel in the city. In New Zealand and globally, the move to creating walking and bike-friendly cities is growing as planners adapt to changes …

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Adventurer’s High Five-O Challenge for Mental Health

Next year, adventurer extraordinaire Mal Law will embark on his most audacious challenge yet. In just 50 days, he plans to climb 50 mountain peaks, and run 50 off-road marathons – that’s the equivalent of running past the ionosphere, out of the earth’s atmosphere, and into space. It’s a journey that will take him through …

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Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ulmer takes on Motatapu Adventure Race

New Zealand Olympic cycling gold medallist Sarah Ulmer is the latest athlete confirmed for the Motatapu Icebreaker Off-Road Marathon to be held 8 March 2014 in Queenstown and Wanaka. With just one week to go until entries close, 37-year-old Ulmer said she entered the iconic Motatapu adventure race “as an excuse to come to paradise” …

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