Sport

Big day for the Kiwis shearing sports in Perth

New Zealand shearers and woolhandlers have got off to a good start at the Royal Perth Show with three big wins on Saturday on the eve of three transtasman tests. A New Zealand Merino Championhips team of Southland shearers Nathan Stratford and Troy...... Read More

Pride setting pace in women’s league

The team to beat in this season’s National Women’s League appears to be the Canterbury United Pride after last year’s runners-up posted their second big win in succession, sweeping aside WaiBOP 6-0 yesterday afternoon in Christchurch. They...... Read More

NZ defend OFC title against Solomon Islands

New Zealand under 16 men's football team have successfully defended the OFC title for the seventh consecutive time after beating Solomon Islands 5 to 4 in a shoot-out. Out to exact revenge after losing 5-nil to the Solomons in pool play, New Zealand...... Read More

Netball: Fearless Ferns ready for toughest test yet

The Silver Ferns aren't intimidated by world number ones Australia who they will face tomorrow to close out the 2018 Netball Quad Series. Timing is everything in netball and for the Silver Ferns facing Australia tomorrow is a moment to show why...... Read More

Revenge sought on skilful Solomons

A berth at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup may already be secure but New Zealand will certainly not lack motivation when they take on the Solomon Islands tomorrow in the final of the OFC U-16 Championship. Not only is their title as reigning champions...... Read More

Minister opposes WADA decision

New Zealand's Minister for Sport and Recreation has announced his disappointment with the World Anti-Doping Agency decision overnight to reinstate RUSADA, the Russian anti-doping agency, as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. New Zealand...... Read More

New board members appointed by Minister

Experienced sports medicine practitioner Dr Ruth Highet has been appointed to the board of Drug Free Sport New Zealand. The announcement was made be Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson today. “Dr Highet is a former New Zealand...... Read More

NZC umpires rewarded for consistent performance

Consistency and development are the two key features of the NZC umpire and match referee appointments for the 2018-2019 season. The umpiring group is comprised of three panels – a three member International Umpire Panel, a nine member National...... Read More

Wild West Coast welcomes Spring Challenge event

For the first time in its 12-year history, the annual Spring Challenge all-women’s adventure race will be held on an exposed coastline, courtesy of its Westport location. This super-popular, sold-out event on Saturday, September 29, hosts 450...... Read More