Wallis and Sansom Notch Up First Event Wins In Billabong Grom Series


Posted on Sunday February 9th 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

The second of three events in the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge was wrapped up at Whangamata today (Sunday 9th) with Piha’s Tane Wallis and Auckland’s Gabriella Sansom (Albany) walking away with well received wins in the Under 20 Divisions.

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Plans Progress On Napier Wave Park


Posted on Monday February 3rd 2014 at 2:57 p.m.

People could soon be surfing in central Napier as plans to develop New Zealand’s first artificial wave park are progressed.

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Whangamata Duo Claim Premier Billabong Grom Series Divisions


Posted on Sunday February 2nd 2014 at 8:19 p.m.

Whangamata duo Dune Kennings and Ella Williams claimed the coveted Under 20 Divisions at the first event of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge completed at Tay Street, Mount ...

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Big Day of Surfing Rings In 2014 Billabong Grom Series In Building Cyclone Swell


Posted on Saturday February 1st 2014 at 10:07 p.m.

Much of day one of the first event in the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge was played out in manageable surf with the younger divisions capitalising on the conditions ...

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Billy Bowls Over His Opposition to Take Third Title As Spiers Claims Her First.


Posted on Sunday January 19th 2014 at 4:46 p.m.

Billy Stairmand of Raglan has claimed his third national title winning the 2014 National Surfing Championships today (Saturday 18th January). He was joined by Grace Spiers of Whangamata who won ...

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‘Ultimate Final’ Confirmed For National Surfing Championships


Posted on Thursday January 16th 2014 at 8:50 p.m.

Described as the ultimate finale, the Open Men’s Division final at the 2014 National Surfing Championships was confirmed today (Thursday 16th January) and it will feature three local Gisborne surfers ...

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Old Boys Revive Their Competitive Spirit At Gisborne


Posted on Wednesday January 15th 2014 at 9:51 p.m.

Day four of the 2014 National Surfing Championships held today (Wednesday 15th January) saw the introduction of the older age group divisions.

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Williams Eases Through To Semifinals Of Open Women’s Division


Posted on Tuesday January 14th 2014 at 7:59 p.m.

After a day of the Gisborne coastline resembling a lake on Monday, day three of the 2014 National Surfing Championships, held today (Tuesday 14th February) kicked back into action in ...

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Lay Day At National Champs As Competitors Wait For New Swell To Arrive


Posted on Monday January 13th 2014 at 3:51 p.m.

Minute waves and strong offshore winds have forced a lay day on day two of the 2014 National Surfing Championships scheduled to be held at Gisborne today (Monday 13th January).

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Favourites Prove Worthy of Their Tags


Posted on Sunday January 12th 2014 at 8:16 p.m.

Favourite tags are firmly adhered to local surfers Richard Christie, Jay Quinn and Bobby Hansen who are competing at the 2014 National Surfing Championships this week. Today they kicked off ...

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Will Ian Spoil New Zealand’s Best Surfers Next Week?


Posted on Saturday January 11th 2014 at 5:15 p.m.

The New Zealand National Surfing Championships will take place at Gisborne from Sunday 12th January. The event is set to coincide with the much talked about Cyclone Ian that has ...

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