Rees bids farewell with a hat-trick and lap record

Whakatane's Damon Rees may be comfortably leading the glamour superbikes class, but, sadly, the Honda man won't be able to win the national title... Read More

Double delight for Olympic kayaker Jones

Bay of Plenty's Luuka Jones has kick-started a big canoe slalom year with a double win at the New Zealand Open in the Manawatu. The triple Olympian... Read More

Riders may feel they have target on their backs

  It's tough when you have a big No.1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants... Read More

2020 Waka Ama Sprint Championships wraps up

It’s been a week of paddling for competitors at the 2020 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Championships, held along Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.... Read More

A sunrise paddle to start the New Year and decade

It was the early hours of New Year’s Day. On the last day of the year I’d been working until well after midnight so was planning a sleep... Read More

Starting on the road to Wimbledon

Not all tennis balls are the same apparently. Ask the young hotshots at Gate Pa Tennis Club. The 320 million balls produced annually are mostly the... Read More

That’s quite a run

‘IronMike’ Stowers has run more than five kilometres, every day, for the last 2116 days of his life. He hasn’t had a rest day since... Read More

Glen Jackson to retire from refereeing

News last week that Tauranga’s Glen Jackson will hang up his whistle as New Zealand’s top rugby referee is both good and bad as far as I... Read More

Aiming for zero

“Be proactive, not reactive.” That’s the motto for surf lifesaving clubs across Tauranga and members are making it their mission to... Read More

Black Ferns Sevens excited to play on home soil

  The Black Ferns Sevens team trained in Tauranga this morning ahead of the HSBC World Series tournament next weekend. The resounding notion is... Read More

Chiefs squad named to play the Blues in Waihi

The Gallagher Chiefs will kick off their 2020 campaign in front of a sold-out Waihi crowd today when they take the field to face the Blues. This will... Read More

Magic to host trans-Tasman match next month

The Splice Construction Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic are set to host the Australian NSW Swifts in an open pre-season match next month. Both sides go... Read More

Golfing for Australian relief

Golf clubs across Tauranga and Auckland are joining forces to raise money for people affected by the Australian bushfires. Over the next week, seven... Read More

Chiefs pre-season fixture in Waihi sells out

The Gallagher Chiefs only pre-season fixture against the Blues in Waihi has sold out this afternoon. The Waihi Athletic Rugby Club has a capacity of... Read More

Cane to captain Chiefs in 2020

Gallagher Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has announced loose forward Sam Cane will captain the Gallagher Chiefs for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby... Read More