Christmas Moto Trial this Sunday

Tauranga Motorcycle Club are holding their Christmas Moto Trial this Sunday, giving riders the opportunity to test their skills with a bike. The event will take place at Roberts Farm in the Kaimais, beginning at 10am and finishing by 3pm. Tauranga Motorcycle... Read More

St Kilda training in Tauranga

St Kilda's AFL team has travelled to New Zealand to use Tauranga's University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance this weekend. The football team is the first international team to visit specifically because of what the facility... Read More

Champ rallies behind friend

New Zealand Rally Champion and Mount Maunganui local David Holder is throwing his weight behind a campaign to see a special friend of his take the trip of a life time. When he's not tearing up back roads around New Zealand, David keeps busy part... Read More

Coastland beat Lakeland in local derby

The two Bay of Plenty teams contesting the 2016 ND Primary tournament in Hamilton met in a Bay of Plenty derby on day three. For the second year in a row, the Coastland side grabbed bragging rights after defeating their Lakeland counterparts by 49 runs. Spencer... Read More

Thrilling opening day for tournament

An absolute thriller between Poverty Bay and Waikato Valley opened proceedings in the ND Secondary Schoolgirls cricket tournament being played at Fergusson this week. Poverty Bay batted first and reached 87/5. Jayxena Piwari was the star of her side's... Read More

Mount Gold looks to title

Western Bay of Plenty Secondary School Div One competition leaders Mount Maunganui Gold have the opportunity to wrap up the Term Four title this Saturday, with a game to spare. Last weekend the Mount Gold side extended their unbeaten run to five, with... Read More

Jones jubilant after last-gasp win

Luuka Jones waited four long days – ironically until her least favoured event – before climbing to the top of the podium at the Whitewater XL kayaking event in Auckland. The Rio Olympic canoe slalom silver medalist took out the boatercross... Read More

Pero shows support for motorcycling

High-profile businessman Mike Pero loves motorcycle sport and he is again putting his money where his passion lies. Canterbury man Mike is the patron of motorcycle sport's governing body here, Motorcycling New Zealand, and his highly-recognised... Read More

Fergus Hickey Rosebowl results

The Bay of Plenty cricket team shared honours with Northland in the Fergus Hickey Rosebowl game played at the Bay Oval over the weekend. It is the second year in a row the two-day match-up between the two ND long times rivals finished in a draw. Bay... Read More

College’s big win over cadets

Cooney Lees Morgan Tauranga Boys College, scored a big victory over Baywide Cup competition leaders Element IMF Cadets, at Blake Park in Mount Maunganui on Saturday. The Tauranga Boys bowlers quickly hit full stride and had Cadets in some trouble at... Read More



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