Greerton Sikh XI surge to the top

Greerton Sikh XI have surged to the top of the Western Bay of Plenty Reserve Grade First Round competition, after a seven wicket over Tauranga Boys' College. Tauranga Boys' were bowled out for 118. Hunter Dickson was the best of the students... Read More

America’s Cup design released

Ongoing politicking about whether Tauranga will ever be the America's Cup venue, takes a back seat today with the release of the foiling monohull concept design for the boats. The AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America's... Read More

Bay of Plenty Men's Sevens Squad named

Bay of Plenty Rugby Men's Sevens head coach Paul Tietjens has named his Bay of Plenty Men's Sevens Squad for the 2017/18 season following trials held last Saturday. He says the type of team he has selected is one that is ‘very... Read More

Mount rider dominates again

Bay of Plenty man Cody Cooper could never be accused of being boring, but the ease with which he won again at the weekend does make the Honda Racing Team crew very relaxed indeed. The 34-year-old national MX1 champion from Mount Maunganui showed once... Read More

Sharing the water with a shark

Auckland swimmer Sarah O'Grady is vowing to never swim alone again after discovering a shark was pacing her warm up swim in Pilot Bay on Saturday. She was swimming parallel to the beach before Sunday's Classic Builders Tinman Triathlon. “A... Read More

Lake Taupo CC post first win

Baywide Cup newcomers GM Painters Lake Taupo CC rubber-stamped their premier credentials when they won their first Baywide cricket encounter, beating Cooney Lees Morgan Tauranga Boys' College at Nicholson Field in the Western Bay of Plenty. The... Read More

Women-only group to help ladies get fit

A new online community for Bay of Plenty women has been created to help local ladies find out about opportunities to get active, get involved, and connect with other like-minded women. She Plays in the Bay is a new Facebook Group, created and hosted... Read More

Chasing back to back wins

Eight current secondary school students, selected in the Bay of Plenty Development team, to play Waikato Valley at the Tauranga Domain on Sunday, reflect a deliberate strategy by the Bay selectors to promote and develop young cricket talent in the region. Convener... Read More

No problems, just solutions

It could have been a game breaker. But some small town enterprise, ingenuity, and a complex mix of deals, inside knowledge and oodles of goodwill, has triumphed for Te Puke Sports and Recreation Club. The Club was in the market for some grandstand seating... Read More

Seeking sponsorship for five marathons

A brain damaged Tauranga man who uses running as therapy is seeking sponsorship to help him achieve his goal of completing five marathons in 12 months. Andrew Weatherly hasn't been the same since a faulty exhaust resulted in him unwittingly inhaling... Read More



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