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

Tauranga Half shaping out to be a tussle

The women's race in the 2018 Port of Tauranga Half is shaping up as an intriguing trans-tasman tussle with top Australia triathlete, Melissa Hauschildt heading to these shores to take on two-time defending champ – New Zealand's Amelia... Read More

Aerial bike show raises $14,000

The Wheels for Cure Kids show at Fraser Cove is gaining international attention, says organiser Luke Price. Drawn by likes of stars from the NITRO CIRCUS including FMX redbull Xfighters Champion, Levi Sherwood, star of the BMX Quadruple Back flip BMX... Read More

Rees a young man in a hurry

To see Bay of Plenty's Mitchell Rees race a motorcycle is to take a glimpse into the future. The 24-year-old Honda rider from Whakatane is starting out on only his second season of motorcycle road-racing and, despite his relative novice status,... Read More

Iconic multisport festival returns

The fourth edition of the Compressport Mount Festival of Multisport is all set for January 19-21, with a range of athletic and community events to pull in the crowds. Built around the iconic Port of Tauranga Half, this year's festival includes... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should the Christmas/New Year school holidays be moved to February when the weather is typically better in NZ?

Yes, that is when I would take my holidays.
No, you never know when there is going to be bad weather.

Bay Today


’Summer Pohutukawa Blossom’, part of an iPhoneOgraphy photo-series. Photo: Bill Gibson-Patmore.

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