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Posts Tagged ‘ Melbourne Cup ’

Melbourne Cup grips Wellington

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, News, Sport



Kiwi’s gear up for the big Aussie race

Nov 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Radio News

At 5 o’clock today, Kiwi’s across the country will stop working and turn their eyes to the TV to watch an Australian horse race. The Melbourne Cup, known as the race that stops a nation, garners more attention in New Zealand than any local race. British horse Marmelo is  favourite to win the cup, according […]



Almandin wins Melbourne Cup in tight finish

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Almandin wins Melbourne Cup in tight finish

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Latest Melbourne Cup odds from the TAB

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



New Cup winner will earn millions in retirement

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News

The Melbourne Cup winner gets $6.2 million but could earn even more having fun in retirement.



Social media warming up for race day, #MelbourneCup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

Here’s the hottest Cup tweets, posts, and pics from social media. LAURA McKEWEN reports.



Once-a-year punters tell why they love the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story

New Zealanders are expected to spend over 10 million dollars on this year’s Melbourne Cup.
A Newswire street poll reveals why they’re so happy to lay their money down on an Aussie horse race.



Three NZ horses in the running for Melbourne Cup glory

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Article

Three Kiwi horses are looking to repeat last year’s cup success.ABE LEACH reports.



Wellington’s Melbourne Cup party underway

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellingtonians don their hats and facscinators for the Melbourne Cup Sally Muyoma reports.



A history of the race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article

How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.



Live race action here ahead of race that stops two nations

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



No wrong way to pick a winner in the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Punter’s early gamble pays off in Melbourne Cup

Nov 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Melbourne Cup mania hits New Zealand

Nov 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Horse races, champers, sing-a-longs celebrate trade victory

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Local groups congratulate Australia for refusing to bow down to international bullies.



Melbourne Cup hardly rates a mention

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PEOPLE OF the Capital have mixed opinion when it comes to today’s Melbourne Cup. The biggest and most glamorous day on the Australian sporting calendar is hardly rating a mention on the streets of Wellington.



Work – what work? There won’t be time this week

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Big week with elections, sport, Guy Fawkes and Melbourne Cup.