Scoop has an Ethical Paywall
Work smarter with a Pro licence Learn More

New Zealand Rural Games - Latest News [Page 1]

New Zealand’s Largest Rural Sporting Event Set To Hit Palmerston North

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Rural Games

Prepare yourselves for an exhilarating weekend as the Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games descends upon Palmerston North! From Thursday March 7th – 10th, Rural Sports athletes from all corners of the nation, and some from the other island, will gather ... More >>

Rural Games Returns With A Bang

Monday, 13 March 2023, 7:45 pm | New Zealand Rural Games

The Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games triumphantly returned to Palmerston North after a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-day event at Te Marae o Hine, Palmerston North's The Square, attracted an impressive crowd of about ... More >>

Rural Games Weekend Bringing Together The Legends Of Rural Sports & Raising Funds For Cyclone Gabrielle Relief

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 7:32 pm | New Zealand Rural Games

The Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games is returning to Palmerston North on March 10 -12, 2023. This annual event celebrates the country's rural sporting heritage and showcases a variety of unique and entertaining competitions. Visitors can watch ... More >>

Rural Games Weekend Will Be Back For 2023

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:10 pm | New Zealand Rural Games

The Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games scheduled to be held in The Square, Palmerston North in March is the latest national event to fall victim to the predicted spread of the coronavirus. New Zealand’s largest rural sporting event was on track to ... More >>

Highlander Championship To Honour A Hero Of Rural Sports

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 10:24 am | New Zealand Rural Games

Following a gruelling challenge of caber tossing, rock lifting, ute pushing and more strength-based sports, the Southern Hemisphere Highlander Champion is chosen. Now, the event is to be named after a late hero of heritage sports and one of New ... More >>

Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games Now Over Three Days In Palmerston North

Monday, 8 March 2021, 9:14 am | New Zealand Rural Games

Te Marae o Hine Palmerston North’s Square will ring to the sound of chainsaws and wood chopping, alongside many other farm animal noises, from sheep and horses to miniature ponies and working sheepdogs, for three days from Friday. The Ford Ranger ... More >>




Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.