New Zealand residents will soon be able to purchase packages to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Phase one of the individual ticket request process ends June 10th at 1pm, phase 2 will open in September 2015.
Like all Olympic Games, demand for tickets at the Rio Olympic Games will be high and ticket numbers are limited, particularly for events like track cycling and swimming.
New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kereyn Smith says she looks forward to seeing New Zealand supporters in the stadiums in Rio.
Heavyweight weightlifter Stan Chalaev won his second consecutive Commonwealth Games silver medal after an exciting contest in the Clyde Auditorium.
Valerie Adams was well below her best, but still won the women’s shot put gold medal with a bit to spare at Hampden Park Stadium tonight.
In the end it came down to a race between two of the more physically imposing members of the New Zealand team – shot putter Valerie Adams and heavyweight weightlifter Stanislav Chalaev.
Aucklander Tracey Lambrechs grabbed a bronze medal in the women’s 75kg-plus weightlifting today.
Tayla Ford and Sam Belkin won wrestling bronze medals for today, lifting New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games medal count to 33.
The New Zealand women’s hockey team cemented top spot in their pool by demolishing Canada 6-0 today. They have earned themselves a semi-final match against the improving England team on Friday.
The New Zealand netballers won their pool by beating Jamaica 50-42 in a testing encounter today. It means they remain unbeaten at the Commonwealth Games.
New Zealand had another memorable day at the Commonwealth Games, picking up three gold medals and a silver. That means New Zealand has already won 31 medals, a most impressive return.
Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle bounced back from last night’s disappointment to win the women’s 400m freestyle gold medal tonight.
Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze brought cheers from their New Zealand supporters when they won gold and silver in the men’s mountain bike cross-country race today.
New Zealand had another memorable day at the Commonwealth Games, with gold medals to weightlifter Richie Patterson and shooter Sally Johnston, silvers to swimmer Lauren Boyle, shot putter Tom Walsh
Auckland weightlifter Richie Patterson kicked off the biggest week of his life by winning the 85kg gold medal today.