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Wilson picks up maiden surf lifesaving win

Posted by Matt Warren on Monday, January 14, 2013

Mount Maunganui surf lifesaver Katie Wilson grabbed her first significant open win yesterday, taking out the ironwoman in the second round of the Sonic Surf Race series at Taranaki's Oakura Beach.

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Puddick, Wilson highlight Sonic race series

Posted by Matt Warren on Monday, January 14, 2013

Gisborne surf lifesaver Ollie Puddick continued his dominance of the Sonic Surf Race series in Taranaki yesterday, clean-sweeping the open men's division at the Central Regional championships.

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Champions descend on Central events

Posted by Matt Warren on Thursday, January 10, 2013

A cluster of former world champions are returning for a big weekend of surf lifesaving in Taranaki this weekend. Oakura Beach will host the third round of the BP Surf Rescue IRB (inflatable rescue boat) championships on Saturday, with a 3m swell expected for racing, while nearly 200 surf athletes will venture to the same beach on Sunday for the second round of the Sonic Surf Race series, doubling as the Central Region championships.

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Another year of upsets at Whangamata surf boat round

Posted by Matt Warren on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A new year bought the same old result at the second round of the national surf boat series in Whangamata today.

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Rare hattrick for Dunedin IRB-racing sisters

Posted by Administrator on Sunday, April 1, 2012

St Clair sisters Carla and Steph Laughton capped a magical six-month surf lifesaving season today by dominating the BP Surf Rescue New Zealand IRB championships at Warrington Beach near Dunedin.

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