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, 24 Sep 2017 12:30:53 +1300 Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:30:53 +1300 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Rez vorb@vorb.org.nz Around The World In 80 Days - New World Record http://www.vorb.org.nz/around-the-world-days-new-world-record-t128480.html Mark has done it! By arriving back in Paris in the early hours of this morning NZT, he has smashed the record for Fastest Circumnavigation by Bicycle (Male). Setting a new time of 78 days, 14hrs & 40 mins. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:51:36 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/around-the-world-days-new-world-record-t128480.html Champion swimmer Burmester taking on bucket list challenge http://www.vorb.org.nz/champion-swimmer-burmester-taking-bucket-list-challenge-t128556.html Moss Burmester, two-time Olympian, Commonwealth Games champion and World Champion swimmer, is looking forward to taking on his ‘bucket list’ challenge, the Kathmandu Coast to Coast, in a tandem team with his partner Carolyn Arthur. Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:21:27 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/champion-swimmer-burmester-taking-bucket-list-challenge-t128556.html Team efforts secure results at Nelson Classic http://www.vorb.org.nz/team-efforts-secure-results-nelson-classic-t128555.html Weather means race shortened and no Calder Stewart Cycling Series points available Strong team efforts saw Connor Brown win the men’s race and David Rowlands dominate the master’s race while Sharlotte Lucas was an impressive women’s winner in today’s Nelson Bays Motor Group Nelson cycle Classic. Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:18:33 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/team-efforts-secure-results-nelson-classic-t128555.html 4th round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series cancelled due to weather http://www.vorb.org.nz/4th-round-calder-stewart-cycling-series-cancelled-due-weather-t128548.html Nelson Bays Motor Group Nelson Classic will still run but no series points are available Due to snow falling on the Main Divide with more widespread rain and snow in the forecast, organisers have made the tough call early this morning to cancel the fourth round of Calder Stewart Cycling Series. Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:58:39 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/4th-round-calder-stewart-cycling-series-cancelled-due-weather-t128548.html Christchurch car park set to become NZ's most unique stadium http://www.vorb.org.nz/christchurch-car-park-set-become-most-unique-stadium-t128544.html The Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball will be eight floors of speed and excitement as cyclists will go head to head, two at a time from the bottom to top of the eight story Innovation Car Park building in the city’s Innovation Precinct Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:07:19 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/christchurch-car-park-set-become-most-unique-stadium-t128544.html Old school BMXers aim to revive Masterton track and scene http://www.vorb.org.nz/old-school-bmxers-aim-revive-masterton-track-and-scene-t128531.html At one point in the 1980s the Central Wairarapa BMX Club had more than 300 members and a track that was as good as any in the country. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:25:25 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/old-school-bmxers-aim-revive-masterton-track-and-scene-t128531.html National will build the Nelson Southern Link http://www.vorb.org.nz/national-will-build-the-nelson-southern-link-t128530.html National will start construction on the Nelson Southern Link in the next term of government, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges announced. “National is committed to delivering the infrastructure our regions need to support the growing economy. That’s why we are accelerating the delivery of this critical transport project for Nelson,” Mr Bridges says. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:22:31 +1200 http://www.vorb.org.nz/national-will-build-the-nelson-southern-link-t128530.html