The Rotorua Lakes Council has voted to no longer back Mudtopia. The council’s Operations and Monitoring Committee unanimously voted to no longer own the Mudtopia festival. Held in December last year, Mudtopia was New Zealand’s inaugural mud festival – a three-day festival of mud-based events and
The Whitestone Wipeout at Oamaru Racecourse, described as loosely based on the Mud, Sweat and Tears event in Dunedin, was created by St Joseph’s School home and school committee chairwoman Rebecca Heffernan and committee member Rebecca Meek as a way to raise funds for the school.
About 1800 people took part in the Muddy Good Run at the Canterbury Agricultural Park on Sunday. Organiser John Moore said more than 1000 children aged 4 to 13 competed in the fun run, setting an attendance record for the event. “They love it, it’s