The lowest innings total in Test cricket is 26 by New Zealand v. England at Auckland on 28 March 1955.
The most backflips on a bicycle in a single leap was 3 performed by Jed Mildon (New Zealand) at the Unit T3 Mindtricks BMX Jam at Spa Park in Taupo, New Zealand, on 28 May 2011. Mildon rode his BMX bike down a ramp that stood at a 45-degree angle and a height of 20 m (65 ft 7 in) to gain momentum before pulling off his triple backflip. Mildon is, naturally, the first person monitored to complete a triple backflip on a bicycle. The Continue reading →
The most rotations on a pommel horse in one minute is 65 by Mark Holyoake (New Zealand) on the set of NZ smashes Guinness World Records, at Sylvia Park shopping mall, in Auckland, New Zealand, on 20 September 2009. The record was attempted for New Zealand TV show NZ smashes Guinness World Records.
The record for the most generations to complete a half marathon is 4 and was set by Syd Taylor and three generations below him (all New Zealand) who ran the Fullers Kerikeri Half Marathon, New Zealand on 19 November 2005. The four generations were: Syd Taylor (89) 3:26:09 his children: Robert Taylor (62) 1:53:18 Dot Cubitt (nee Taylor) (65) 2:16:33 Peter Taylor (56) 2:39:23 Dot’s son: Mark Cubitt (41) 3:36:28 Mark’s Daughter and nephew: Brendan McCann (15) 1:51:40 Melissa Cubitt (18) 3:13:14
The most gloves worn on one hand is 60 and was achieved by Alastair Galpin (New Zealand), in Waipu, Northland, New Zealand, on 28 October 2012.
The most national croquet titles won by an individual is 14 by Bob Jackson (New Zealand), who won the New Zealand Open Championship Singles title in 1975, 1978, 1982-84, 1989, 1991-92, 1995, 1997-99 and 2002-03. Nicknamed ‘The Master’ Jackson also holds the distinction of completing three octuple peels in competition.
The most people firewalking consecutively is 608 people and was achieved by Eastbourne Scouts, in Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand, on 28 April 2012. The event was organised by Eastbourne Scouts as a way to raise money for charity, promote scouting and to try to show local scouts that they can achieve anything if they put their mind to it. Members of the Eastbourne and surrounding Wellington community walked across hot coals in an effort to raise money for charities ‘So They Can’ and ‘The Orphans Continue reading →
The most people wearing paper hats is 3,045 and was achieved by SCOUTS New Zealand (New Zealand) in Manfeild Park, Feilding, New Zealand, on 1 January 2014. SCOUTS New Zealand broke this record at their 20th New Zealand Scout Jamboree, which occurs every three years, and includes scouts and leaders from New Zealand, Cook Islands, Australia, Korea, Tonga and Samoa.
The most rubber bands stretched over the face in one minute is 78 and was achieved by Shay Horay aka Rubberband Boy on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 8 April 2011. Rubber bands measured 20 cm in circumference, which is 1/3 of the circumference of the participant’s head.
The most runs in a Twenty20 International career is 1,100 by Brendon McCullum (b. 27 September 1981, New Zealand) in 40 matches between 17 Feb 2005 and 23 May 2010. McCullum became the first batsmen to score 1,000 runs in a T20 career, reaching the milestone on 4 May 2010 in a match against Zimbabwe.