Holder aims for podium finish

Hyundai rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer aim to continue their good form in Whangarei as they tackle the second of their New Zealand Rally Championship appearances in the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car. Following his hard-fought win at... Read More

Holder aims for podium finish

Hyundai rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer aim to continue their good form in Whangarei as they tackle the second of their New Zealand Rally Championship appearances in the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car. Following his hard-fought win at... Read More

Massive medal haul for Omanu

Members of the Omanu Surf Life Saving Club will be beaming this week after bringing home what might be the biggest medal haul of the World Masters Games. The team of 11 athletes scored 80 medals between them at the surf lifesaving portion of the games... Read More

Honouring World Tai Chi day

World Tai Chi day this Saturday marks the opening of the Wu Kwan Tai Chi Studio in Judea. The studio in London Place off Waihi Road, has had new life breathed into it with amazing internal artwork by a mysterious but well known street artist.  “About... Read More

Autumn Race Day

A great day out at the races has gotten even better with two extra races programmed for the Autumn Race Day meeting at Tauranga Racecourse on Thursday. Racing Tauranga spokesperson Andrew Love says nominations for the annual event exceeded initial expectations,... Read More

Tauranga driver wins drifting champs

Tauranga driver Cole Armstrong, takes both the round victory and title win in emphatic style at South Auckland's Pukekohe Park to make the perfect end to the 2016–'17 Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Cole defeated fellow... Read More

Ladies on form at Masters Games

The ladies from the Tauranga Bowls Club might be bringing home gold tomorrow, if everything aligns perfectly. The four-strong women's team are through to the lawn bowls final of the 60-69 age group, at the World Masters Games in Auckland. Helen... Read More

WASPS secure win at Blake Park

The Bay of Plenty WASPS secured a 38 – 21 win over the New Zealand Universities side at Blake Park on ANZAC afternoon.  Teams paid their respects for the ANZAC's with a moments silence before the WASPS kicked the match off in front... Read More

A visual flying feast at McLaren Falls

This weekend lining up at the pars at McLaren Falls' disc golf course could get a little squishy – with the country's keenest disc golfers flying into town for an extreme tournament. The Tauranga Disc Golf Association's 66 Xtreme... Read More

Meech returns to racing in France

The World Cup regatta in Hyeres this week marks Tauranga sailor Sam Meech's first competition back in the Laser since his medal winning efforts at the Rio Olympics. He is one of a small team of New Zealand sailors competing in France in the Olympic... Read More



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