Vorb: All News http://www.vorb.org.nz/rez_display.php?c=1&mode=news All News from Vorb, a New Zealand Outdoors Website. en-nz Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:43:36 +1300 Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:43:36 +1300 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Rez vorb@vorb.org.nz Polhill Land Divestment http://www.vorb.org.nz/polhill-land-divestment-t128364.html Victoria University is in the process of divesting itself of some land parcels around town. Many mountain bikers use the smaller of these parcels for parking when riding at polhill, and might have similar concerns. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:48:46 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/polhill-land-divestment-t128364.html Change of Scenery for Christchurch Adventure Park Staff http://www.vorb.org.nz/change-scenery-for-christchurch-adventure-park-staff-t128361.html Christchurch Adventure Park staff are filling their time while fire assessments and the insurance process takes place by giving back to the local community. Staff will be spending time doing a range of community activities from cooking meals and baking at Ronald McDonald House, running bicycle skills sessions in the schools as well as assisting the City Mission with life skill classes for their residents. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:35:23 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/change-scenery-for-christchurch-adventure-park-staff-t128361.html Crankworx Broadcast times. http://www.vorb.org.nz/crankworx-broadcast-times-t128357.html Crankworx is broadcast live on Crankworx.com and Pinkbike.com and here's the schedule so you don't miss out. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:21:26 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/crankworx-broadcast-times-t128357.html Christchurch Adventure Park Update http://www.vorb.org.nz/christchurch-adventure-park-update-t128342.html On Friday afternoon the Rural Fire Authority handed back the Christchurch Adventure Park. Having the park returned to us is only the start of what will be a fairly long make safe and damage assessment process. There are extreme tree and rock fall hazards all across the park that need to be addressed before we can fully assess the site. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:00:22 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/christchurch-adventure-park-update-t128342.html Champion Defends, Young Gun Upsets Mountain Bike Stars http://www.vorb.org.nz/champion-defends-young-gun-upsets-mountain-bike-stars-t128321.html A 20-year-old amateur Keegan Wright upset a pack of powerful professionals to win the elite men’s downhill title at the Altherm Mountain Bike National Championships near Wanaka. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:26:03 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/champion-defends-young-gun-upsets-mountain-bike-stars-t128321.html Evans, Harvey and Rowlands win opening races of CSC Series http://www.vorb.org.nz/evans-harvey-and-rowlands-win-opening-races-csc-series-t128320.html Brad Evans, Mikayla Harvey and Dave Rolands won the opening races of year’s Calder Stewart Cycling Series, the Kings Electrical Classic, in Cheviot in North Canterbury. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:25:00 +1300 http://www.vorb.org.nz/evans-harvey-and-rowlands-win-opening-races-csc-series-t128320.html