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Downer Plays On With The Masters Games

Friday, 5 August 2022, 2:18 pm | Masters Games

Downer New Zealand has officially signed on again as the principal sponsor of the 2023 Downer New Zealand Masters Games in Whanganui, the largest and longest-running Masters multi-sport festival in New Zealand. The 34th annual Games will be hosted ... More >>

Masters games entries make great Christmas presents

Friday, 26 October 2018, 12:16 pm | Masters Games

When Whanganui woman Sue Watson considered the ideal Christmas presents for her family, entries to the 2019 Downer New Zealand Masters Games seemed like the ideal solution. More >>

29TH New Zealand Masters Games Come to a Close

Monday, 12 February 2018, 8:58 am | Masters Games

The Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games came to a close tonight in Dunedin. More >>

Preparations underway for NZ’s largest multi-sport event

Monday, 18 July 2016, 10:15 am | Masters Games

Media release 18 July 2016 Preparations underway for NZ’s largest annual multi-sport event More >>

New Zealand Masters Games Saturday 30 January

Sunday, 31 January 2016, 5:33 pm | Masters Games

An Australian marching team, competing at the New Zealand Masters Games in Dunedin, call themselves the ‘Rebels’ for a reason. Marchers of old they have rebelled against the new direction that marching has taken in Australia and have come to the ... More >>

New Zealand Masters Games Village Awash with Camaraderie

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 3:13 pm | Masters Games

Even a week of rain can’t dampen the spirits of competitors at the Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games as they pour into the Games Village in Dunedin. Starting on Saturday, the country’s largest multi-sport event is expected to attract close ... More >>

NZ Masters Games - Results To Date Available Online

Friday, 6 February 2015, 11:54 am | Masters Games

With only three days left of competition in the 26th Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games, sporting results are coming in from many of the events. Available online at , via the phone app and posted in the village are results for 28 sports ... More >>

The First New Zealand Records Have Been Set

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 10:09 am | Masters Games

It was a big day at the Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games yesterday when four competitors all set New Zealand Records for Indoor Rowing. More >>

Day Three of the Masters Games Has Come to a Close

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:07 pm | Masters Games

The skies may have opened and the rain may have set in, but that did not discourage the athletes competing on day three of the New Zealand Masters Games. More >>

Ambassador for 2015 New Zealand Masters Games Announced

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:42 pm | Masters Games

The Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games are proud to announce their 2015 Ambassador – Sean Johnson. Sean is a former world lawn bowls silver and bronze medal winner, has had the distinction of playing 99 tests for New Zealand and in 2013 was inducted ... More >>

Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers Line up for 5km Walk

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:08 pm | Masters Games

At the Southern Trust New Zealand Masters Games tonight, eight people with multiple sclerosis will line up for the 5km Walk in Dunedin. Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society Manager, Tania McGregor, says being active and involved in community events is very ... More >>

NZ and World Masters Games Relationship Strengthened

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 12:53 pm | Masters Games

Jennah Wooten, the Chief Executive of the World Masters Games, Auckland 2017, was in Dunedin this week to strengthen ties with the New Zealand Masters Games Executive Committee and to experience how Dunedin runs its biennial event. More >>

Blind Fisher Hauls in Gold Medal at New Zealand Master Games

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:59 am | Masters Games

Roger Kan is 81 and blind but that did not deter this keen fisher from taking part in the Salt Water Fishing competition at the Southern Trust New Zealand Master Games in Dunedin yesterday nor was it an obstacle in landing the biggest fish that day, ... More >>

Flame Extinguished At NZ Masters Games

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 9:51 pm | Masters Games

In Dunedin tonight the NZ Masters Games flame was extinguished at the Games Village in the Forsyth Barr Stadium to mark the closing of the Games. Over the last ten days 6000 competitors have given their all as they took part in one or more of the 70 ... More >>

Women on Wheels WOW at the Masters

Friday, 10 February 2012, 1:20 pm | Masters Games

Eight female cyclists from Dunedin are buzzing after their track performances at the Mosgiel Velodrome this week during the NZ Masters Games. The women belong to Cycling Otago’s Women on Wheels (WOW) group which was set up 13 months ago to grow ... More >>

Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers Go the Distance

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 8:57 pm | Masters Games

The further they walked the wobblier they became but six women with Multiple Sclerosis completed the 5km Walk at the Masters Games last night in Dunedin and one won a Bronze Medal. More >>

Netball Competition all about Love of the Game, Camaraderie

Tuesday, 7 February 2012, 1:05 pm | Masters Games

As the Netball competition drew to a close today at the NZ Masters Games, Games Ambassador and Community Netball Manager for Netball New Zealand, Leigh Gibbs described Netball as a game players love for life. More >>

Growing Interest in Global Sport for All Ages

Sunday, 5 February 2012, 1:33 pm | Masters Games

Steve Lousich and his wife Tania Pitt- Guthrie are usually flying half way around the world to compete in the sport they love, power lifting, but for today’s competition at the Masters Games the couple only had to travel from their home in Ashburton to ... More >>

Sports Writer Honoured at Opening of Masters Games

Sunday, 5 February 2012, 1:31 pm | Masters Games

In recognition of his services to the Masters Games, Otago Daily Times sports writer, Alistair McMurran was given the honour of igniting the Games torch that will burn for the next ten days at the Games Village in the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Alistair ... More >>

Nelson’s first South Island Masters Games "A great success"

Monday, 24 October 2011, 9:11 pm | Masters Games

The organisers of Nelson’s first South Island Masters Games are heralding the event as a great success. More >>