Activities for the young and young at heart

Nothing but smoke and wheelies were left on the concrete after Wheels for Cure Kid's event. Wheels for Cure Kids for their fifth year promised to be bigger than ever, and they definitely delivered, with the Fraser Cove carpark packed with people....... Read More

Black Caps and Bay Oval – the best yet to come

Around 12,000 people packed into the Bay Oval for the Black Caps’ two One Day Internationals with Sri Lanka, and left smiling with their day out in the sun and two wins for the home team. Yet there remains a feeling the best is still to come...... Read More

NZ Cricket issues “fake ticket“ warning

Cricket fans attending this summer’s international fixtures are being warned to purchase tickets only through authorised sellers Ticketek to avoid being left out-of-pocket. NZC has been made aware of fake and counterfeit tickets being hawked...... Read More

Long-time athlete joins the start line

  Since the win in 1990, she has been on the start line of the Tauranga Half more than any other athlete.   The inaugural woman’s winner and record entrant for the event- Karen Williams will be participating in her 29th tilt at the...... Read More

Two ends of the spectrum at surfing champs

It was all about the youth and the seniors on day three of the Health 2000 National Surfing Championships 2019 held at Mokotuna, Taranaki. Surfers as young as nine and as old as 70 took to the waves which were a solid 1.5m at times, with moderate cross-onshore...... Read More

Sterling BOPCA games earn player awards

A stunning Baywide Twenty 20 batting performance and an unbeaten representative tournament record, earned the October and December Bay of Plenty Cricket Player/s of the Month Awards. Bay of Plenty Cricket introduced the BOPCA Player of the Month Award...... Read More

Solid surf tests Kiwi women’s best

A solid West Coast swell marched up the country on day two of the Health 2000 National Surfing Championships testing New Zealand’s top female athletes as they entered the water for the first time. As the swell tripled in size throughout the day...... Read More

Second Bay Oval win for Blackcaps despite scare

An unbelievable hitting blitz by Sri Lankan batsman Thisara Perera has given the Blackcaps a huge scare at the end of the second Bay Oval One Day International tonight. The Kiwis have won the match by 21 runs after setting a sizeable target of 320,...... Read More

Blackcaps go big again in second Bay Oval ODI

Jimmy Neesham has come to the party again and bludgeoned the Blackcaps to another commanding total at the Bay Oval. Sri Lanka will be chasing 320 to win the second One Day International tonight and keep themselves in with a chance of winning the three...... Read More

Blackcaps chase Bay Oval batting bonanza again

Martin Guptill, Blackcaps century-maker in Thursday's first One Day International at the Bay Oval against Sri Lanka, has been brought back down to earth in today's second ODI. Just as on Thursday the Blackcaps lost an early wicket after winning...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Do you think the rise in tax will deter people from smoking?

Yes, it will be too expensive.
No, if people want to smoke, they will find a way to pay for it.
Depends on the person's available income.