Burping their way to victory

Forty hearty competitors pushed their bodies to the limit during SPEE Training's One kilometre Burpee Challenge in Mount Maunganui. Starting from the Mount Maunganui Surf Club the competitors, some in teams and others as individuals, burpee'd... Read More

Rotorua squash players to represent NZ

Squash New Zealand is pleased to announce the New Zealand Junior Women's team and individuals to compete at the World Junior Championships being held in Tauranga during July. Making up the NZ Junior Women's Team are Rotorua's Camden... Read More

Kiwis vs the world at surfing games

Surfers Ella Williams and Raiha Ensor will be in action this weekend when the New Zealand Surfing Team lines up against 45 countries at the World Surfing Games in France. This year a record number of teams have entered the annual International Surfing... Read More

Where are the Pyes Pa sports fields?

More and more people are flocking to Tauranga, particularly in the booming new suburbs on the edge of the city. However, questions have been raised over whether council is keeping up with the necessary amenities. Pyes Pa resident Kevin Russo has been... Read More

Bay rugby players named in NZ teams

Three Bay of Plenty women's rugby players have been named in two national teams to represent New Zealand at international tournaments later this year. Rebecca Kersten and Kendra Reynolds have both been named in the Black Ferns Sevens Development... Read More

Clash of the Corporates coming

Clash of the Corporates 6 is set to take place on Saturday night at the QE2 Youth Centre in Tauranga. It will feature the debut of exciting Argentina Middleweight Tomas ‘La Cobra' Reynoso in New Zealand. The Argentinian fighter, who has relocated... Read More

Last minute decision pays off

A last minute decision to compete in the Bay of Plenty Inflatable Rescue Boat long haul race was a success for three Otamatea High School students who took away a second placing. The competition which ran from Ohope to Mount Maunganui on May 6, covered... Read More

Clash of champions at final round

It was a real clash of champions when the 2017 New Zealand cross-country nationals wrapped up near Cambridge on Saturday.  Taupo's Brad Groombridge has already successfully defended his senior title, the 26-year-old wrapping it up at the penultimate... Read More

Tauranga wins Chatham Cup opening round

Tauranga City United bested Waiheke United 4-0 in the opening round of the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup. The opening round took place this weekend at Links Ave, with other games being held all across the country. Tauranga City United's Nathan Farey scored... Read More

Chatham Cup on display

The HMS Chatham Cup is on display today at the Tauranga City United Rugby Football Club at the Mount. New Zealand Football Men's Competition Manager Allie Smith brought it down from Auckland to display during the match between Tauranga City United... Read More



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