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Extreme sports to be banned or heavily restricted under new Bill

A Bill proposing the banning of or heavy restrictions on all forms of extreme or high-risk sports is set to be submitted to Parliament this week which stands to impact many sports which New Zealanders currently enjoy. High up on the banned list includes rock climbing and abseiling, base jumping, hang-gliding, and hunting; while all forms of motorsport, skiing/snowboarding, boxing, competitive martial arts, tramping and most ball sports will face tight restrictions. The Bill is the brainchild of Anne Tolley, who has previously held a range of high-level portfolios including… Read More