Sport

Billabong Grom Series set for Mount Maunganui

Grommets from around the country will flock to Mount Maunganui this weekend as the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge swings into action with the first of three events. Held hot on the heels of the National Championships completed at the...... Read More

Moore and Phillips sign first pro contracts

Football Ferns defender Meikayla Moore and striker Aimee Phillips have secured their first professional contracts in Europe. Moore (21) has signed with FC Koln in the Bundesliga to play alongside Ferns striker Amber Hearn, while Phillips (26) will...... Read More

Kate makes a Magic move

Excited Ashburton netballer Kate Lloyd is packing her bags for Hamilton this week for a season with the Western Bay of Plenty Magic. Lloyd, 20, was named in the squad last August after returning from the Netball Youth World Cup in Botswana with the...... Read More

Mount Maunganui braces for surf lifesaving champs

  One of the biggest sporting events on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand calendar is taking place this weekend at Mt Maunganui with hundreds of athletes from around the country set to take part.  This year, 850 athletes will compete in the...... Read More

Black Caps continue dominance of Pakistan

The New Zealand cricket team's perfect summer rolled on when they powered to a seven-wicket victory with 25 balls to spare in the first Twenty20 against Pakistan in Wellington on Monday. With 12 wins from 12 matches coming into the match, the Black...... Read More

Carter is the new king of Mount Taranaki

Bay of Plenty's Rhys Carter is the newly-crowned king of Taranaki. The 28-year-old 3Twenty3 Kawasaki Racing Team rider was in dazzling form as he completely dominated the annual King of the Mountain Motocross near New Plymouth on Sunday. Mount...... Read More

Black Sticks finish third in Tauranga

The Vantage Black Sticks Men have finished third at Tauranga leg of the University of Waikato Four Nations, after a thrilling 5-4 victory over Japan. New Zealand controlled much of the first half and led 2-0 at halftime before an incredible surge saw...... Read More

Charity golf tournament for men’s health

A charity golf tournament has been held in Tauranga, all to assist the Movember Foundation in their quest to improve men’s health in New Zealand. Tauranga Golf Club hosted the ninth of 16 events being held around the country as part of ‘The...... Read More

Māori football teams win indigenous clash

Football, passion and culture took centre stage at the inaugural Trans-Tasman Clash of Culture series held in Auckland today. The Aotearoa Football men's and women's side proved too strong for their indigenous rivals - taking both wins at Papakura...... Read More

Knights T20 champions

The Northern Districts have won the domestic Twenty20 cricket competition, smashing Central Districts by nine wickets in the final. It took the Knights just under nine overs to chase down the Stags total of 99 at Hamilton's Seddon Park. Northern's...... Read More