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Sunday, October 8th, 2023

3 – Cup of tea, 8 – Garden Gate, 14 – Valentines …   what’s your favourite bingo call : It’s that time again! Could you be the next World Champ…for Team CP Bingo? Mark your calendars for an awesome night out with awesome people, and maybe you will be walking away a champion. This year […]


Sunday, April 30th, 2023

CP SQUAD MEMBERS Adventure Dates : Sunday, May 21st – ARTHURS PASS Mission Sunday, June 18th – LEWIS Pass Mission Sunday, JULY 30TH – MT PEEL Mission (please note that all locations are subject to change – weather dependant) For Arthurs Pass, Lewis Pass and Mt Peel missions we will meet at Brougham Street beside Sydenham […]

CP Celebration

Saturday, April 22nd, 2023

𝗖𝗣 𝗘𝗡𝗗 𝗢𝗙 𝗦𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗢𝗡 𝗖𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗕𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 May 5, 2023 We look forward to an evening a celebrating an epic season of events and of our CP Community. Bring along your family, an event medal or 2 and some trusty CP banter. We can’t wait to share your successes and stories from this past summer. Join us […]

Spring Brunch Ride, Run and Walk

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Save the date for our annual  Spring Brunch Ride, Run and Walk 2023. Sunday August the 27th at 9.30am – Tai Tapu Domain   Celebrate the arrival of spring with a great bunch of people and plan a few adventures for the summer ahead.   Meeting at Tai Tapu Domain at 9.15 for a 9.30am […]

Strength Conditioning at home with Team CP

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

  BAND WORK OUT Team CP Coach, Kim Vargo, runs us through a CP Strength Conditioning Band Workout 5 exercises to get you strong and performing to your potential. 1.   Squat 2.  Lat Pulldown 3.  Good Mornings 4.  Upright Row 5.  Paddle Punch     Until next time team.             […]

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

  COMMUNITY CONNECT TEAM CP COMMUNITY CONNECT has been created to help you connect with others and plan for your next adventure where ever you live. Connect with each other to discuss your favourite training spots, routes and coffee destinations. And when LEVELS allow plan some training and social adventures together. Post your plans and […]

Learnings from the best – TOKYO OLYMPIC TRIATHLON

Monday, August 30th, 2021

  TOKYO OLYMPIC TRIATHLON Team CP Coach, James Owen, shares his learnings from the best  How good were the Olympics!! The fact that competition went ahead given the predicament that the world is in is an achievement in itself! I felt certain before the opening ceremony that the games would turn into a COVID catastrophe […]

Rebuild Rule #2- Sleep

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

It’s a bit of a nobrainer this one, and something I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of time doing in the last 11months, whether I’d like to or not. PVF/CFS is a little special in this case, but regardless of injury or illness, if your body is fighting something or working to repair something, it’s going […]

Rebuild Rule #1 – Be kind to yourself.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

All positive steps start with this rule. Look after your mind and body by treating yourself to the good things in life! Run a bath, eat well, get good sleep, don’t allow negative self talk and try to keep positive people in your corner. Being kind to yourself means listening to what your body needs […]

CP Media Wednesday Night Live 27th May 2020 Oska Baynes and running fast

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

5:00 This week we kick off with special guest Oska Baynes to discuss his running journey and what it takes to run fast! It hasn’t all been plane sailing though as he discusses how he rebuilt his body and lifestyle after hitting rock bottom following his win at the Auckland Marathon. Oska shares his training […]