Charity golf tournament for men’s health

A charity golf tournament has been held in Tauranga today, 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

Mount win Baywide Twenty 20 title

Carrus Mount Maunganui became the fourth name to be engraved on the Baywide Twenty 20 trophy since the all-action competition began in 2012, when they defeated Element IMF Cadets in the 2018 title decider at Fergusson Park on Saturday. Mount Maunganui... Read More

Athletes dash to the finish line

It's the first day of the Festival of Multisport with hundreds of people coming out to cheer the contenders on. The 2018 Port of Tauranga Half Marathon headlined the festival today, as well as events for people of all ages and abilities such as... Read More

Sounds of silence for the big swim

The 14-year-old had hardly climbed from the water after conquering the stretch between Motiti and Papamoa, and she was already toying with the idea of an assault on Cook Strait and the English Channel. “Yes, I'm definitely interested in those... Read More

Javier Gomez creates triathlon buzz

One of the world's greatest triathlete's will be at Mount Maunganui, taking part in the Port of Tauranga Half, presented by Compressport. Javier Gomez from Spain has been described as ‘the most well-rounded triathlete in history'... Read More

Top athletes in town

Mount Maunganui residents can expect to run into some of the nation's favourite sports people on their streets, this month. A number of high calibre athletes will be in town to train at The University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance. The... Read More

Controversy over speedway race

There are behind the scenes questions being asked about the shut-down of the New Zealand Super Saloon speedway championships on Saturday night, just before the finish of the meeting's last race – the championship decider. Racing was stopped... Read More

South Africa comes out on top

South Africa has won a battle of attrition against the West Indies, in their 2018 ICC Cricket World Cup encounter played at the Bay Oval on Wednesday The purpose of the match was to set up a shootout with New Zealand on Saturday in order to decide the... Read More

Black Sticks stun Belgium in Tauranga

The Vantage Black Sticks Men have secured a thrilling 5-4 victory over Belgium in their opening match at the University of Waikato Four Nations in Tauranga.It was an electric encounter between the hosts and world number three ranked Belgium with the... Read More

James finishes the job for drift team

  Pro-Sport Series outfit Central Drift Team have come away from the opening round of the Link ECU D1NZ National Drifting Championship on top.  The Central Equipment Movers and AUTOSERVE backed drifters Taylor James and Ra Heyder dominated proceedings... Read More



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Looking back from Mount main beach. Photo: Alan Forward.

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