Tag Archives: New Zealand

Most sausages eaten in one minute

The record for the most sausages eaten in one minute is held by Stefan Paladin (New Zealand) who ate eight whole sausages at the Ericsson Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand on 22 July 2001. The sausages measured 10cm in length and 2cm in width.

Most side jumps in one minute

The most side jumps (alternating each leg) achieved in a minute is 90 and was achieved by Alastair Galpin (New Zealand) at The Warehouse shop in Sylvia Park, Auckland, New Zealand, on 27 October 2007. Adjudicated by New Zealand PR rep.

Most sovereign countries visited in six months

John Bougen and James Irving (both New Zealand) visited 191 of the world’s 193 sovereign countries in 167 days 15 hr 39 min from 28 August 2002 to 12 February 2003. Their journey, called All Nations Quest, was in support of the Save the Children charity. They also visited four other territories. They took 242 flights on 54 different aircraft types operated by 104 different airlines and visited 191 different airports. They spent a total of 586 hr and 15 min waiting in airports and Continue reading →

Most tries in a single rugby union Tri Nations

The most tries in a single rugby union Tri Nations is 22 by New Zealand in winning the 2010 Tri Nations across six matches between 10 July and 11 September 2010. The Tri-Nations is an international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1996 and played annually between the southern hemisphere sides Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Oldest Hockey Player (male)

The oldest competitive male hockey player is Roger Jones (New Zealand) (b. 4 February 1928) of the Auckland Hockey Association’s Western Disctricts Hockey Club Championship 3 Men team, who played his most recent competitive match in a 1-0 victory on 29 May 2011 at age 83. Jones has played as a member of the Western Districts Championship 3 Men since 2005.

Three contortionists in a box – duration

Contortionists Skye Broberg, Nele Siezen and Jola Siezen (all New Zealand) climbed into a box with an interior measuring 66.04 x 68.58 x 55.88 cm (26 x 27 x 22 in) and were able to stay inside for 6 min 13.52 seconds on the set of NZ Smashes Guinness World Records at the Sylvia Park shopping mall in Auckland, New Zealand, on 20 september 2009.

Shortest jury deliberation

On 22 July 2004, Nicholas Clive McAllister (New Zealand) was acquitted of cultivating cannabis plants at a hearing that lasted just one minute at Greymouth District Court, Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand The jury left to consider the verdict at 3.28pm and returned at 3.29 pm. This one minute time frame would not have even given enough time for the jury to take their seats at the deliberation table. The accused was on trial for the alleged cultivation of 23 cannabis plants to which he Continue reading →