Waikato/BOP shooters on target

The Waikato/Bay of Plenty first team secured a win against some tough competition at the annual North Island Target Shooting Teams of Ten competition held in Napier recently. Waikato/BOP scored a total of 3891.173, with the Manawatu team, who had secured... Read More

Charity match raises $15,000

Despite the bad weather, Greerton Marist's charity match against Rangataua was a huge success yesterday, raising more than $15,000. The special game at Greerton Park on Oropi Road raised money and awareness for the non-profit organisation Home... Read More

Racing underway for Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand kicked off their 35th America's Cup campaign with a convincing win over Groupama Team France on Bermuda's Great Sound. It was the first race for the new look Kiwi team racing on sailing's greatest stage, and... Read More

Competition ramps up for kayakers

Fresh from a golden haul, New Zealand's top kayakers will get a significant increase in competition at the second round of the ICF World Cup canoe sprint season in Hungary this weekend. The eight-strong women's team won four gold medals at... Read More

Rugby for charity in Greerton

When Greerton Marist's premier side runs out at home against Rangataua this afternoon, it will be in a specially designed one-off sponsored jersey's by the kids at Homes of Hope. The special charity match at Greerton Park on Oropi Road aims... Read More

Mount lifeguard to lead Kiwi team

Mount Maunganui's Jessica Miller has been named captain of the New Zealand team competing at next month's Sanyo Cup in Japan. Now based on the Gold Coast, the 21 year-old represented New Zealand at last year's Sanyo Cup where she took... Read More

Big weekend of basketball coming

Once every year the Tauranga City Basketball Association aims to bring at least one big basketball event to the region. In 2017 that will be the National Basketball League's Final Four weekend, which consists of the semi-finals and final, and it... Read More

An action packed weekend of rugby

Rugby fans will be spoilt for choice with rivalry matches, Greerton Marist's Homes for Hope charity game, and the Baywide Premier Women's competition taking place across the Bay of Plenty this weekend. A Bay of Plenty Rugby Union spokesperson... Read More

Williams seventh at World Surfing Games

New Zealand Surfing Team member Ella Williams finished seventh at the International Surfing Association World Surfing Games on Monday, falling just short of a berth in the final against world class performers. The 22-year-old surfer from Whangamata battled... Read More

Baywide Rugby World Cup a wee rippa

Young rugby players across the Bay of Plenty will be taking to the field for the Baywide Rippa Rugby World Cup series which kicks off today. The Rippa Rugby World Cup Tournaments involve more than 1500 kids across two grades - years three and four, years... Read More



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