A 2622 Milestone

Under the old imperial system, one marathon is 26 miles 385 yards. If you run a hundred of them, you've covered 2622 miles or 4220 km! That's the distance Phillip Donnell of Tauranga will attain when he completes his 100th marathon at Rotorua... Read More

Bay skaters’ bring bout home

Picture a group of more than 20 women of all shapes and sizes on a race against time, throwing their bodies on the line, with blood, sweat, and tears. Now, add in the fact that it's all happening on skates. This is what Whakatane Roller Derby... Read More

Otumoetai halt Papamoa’s progress

  Papamoa's blistering start to the 2018 season was stopped in its tracks on Saturday after a gutsy goalless draw with Otumoetai at Fergusson Park.  After netting 13 times in their opening pair of fixtures, the free-scoring league leaders... Read More

Mountcastle king of Carrus Open

New Zealand Stroke Play champion Kerry Mountcastle has won his second major title this season to claim the Carrus Open by one-shot. Jennian Homes Charles Tour today while Brittney Dryland won by a dominant five-shots in the women's field on the... Read More

The ultimate throwing game

If throwing a frisbee on the beach or in the back yard appeals to your sense of fun, you might like to try ultimate frisbee. The sport was developed in the USA in the 1960s but has taken off in the past 10 years with a professional league formed in the... Read More

Veteran Mike 'Dad' Delany gears-up

There wouldn't be much elbow room around the table if Mike Delany invited present or past first five-eighths to join him for chow after a Crusaders training. Richie Mo'unga, Mitch Hunt, Ronan O'Gara, Brad Mooar and... Read More

Bay pistol club host inaugural shoot

Pistol shooters of all ages and abilities will have the chance to blow off some smoke this weekend at Tauranga Pistol Club's Open Graded event. John Peacock, a member of the club, says the three-day national event, is the first of its kind to be... Read More

Brown shoots magical 59 at Carrus Open

Mark Brown has shot the magical number of 59 (-11 par) to fly into the lead at the Carrus Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour this morning.  The defending champion achieves this feat for the second time at this course and is believed to be only... Read More

Mother’s Day fun run returns to the Bay

New Zealand's biggest Mother's Day event, the Jennian Homes Mother's Day Fun Run/Walk, is returning to Tauranga on May 13 – with tickets now on sale. Runners and walkers will set off from Kulim Park at 10am, in support of women's... Read More

Hillier sets the pace at Carrus Open

New Zealand's leading amateur Daniel Hillier showed red-hot form in the opening round of the Carrus Open to finish at six-under par and lead by one stroke on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour.  Hillier recorded eight birdies at the Tauranga Golf... Read More

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Jack-o-lantern in the sunrise. Halloween’s come early this year! Photo: Nicholle Roberson.

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