30 years of club cricket a rare feat for Murray

If you’ve spent 30 straight years at the sharp end of Bay of Plenty club cricket, you've probably come up against all the hotshots and got them out. That’s something Murray Jarvis - whose Greerton club has just held a function to mark...... Read More

Bus crashes into parked cars in Tauranga CBD

Multiple vehicles are involved in a crash with a bus on Willow Street in Tauranga this afternoon. The crash, which is located opposite the Tauranga Police Station, involved a bus and two parked cars. A reporter at the scene says the bus has run into...... Read More

World’s best IRB racers show their stuff at Waihi

The Surf Life Saving New Zealand club whose teams won the inaugural World Championship IRB title in Australia late last year, show their stuff in the weekend, with a convincing win at the BP IRB North Island Championships at Waihi. Sunset Beach Lifeguard...... Read More

Tennis player’s career nudges eighth decade

A chronic hip problem is about to scupper Andy Murray’s career at just 31. At 38, Roger Federer can’t have too many more Grand Slams in him. But even at 80, Norma Lois Cox reckons she has another five seasons of tennis in her. “At...... Read More

Golden glow for junior Eastern lifesavers

Six gold medals was a sweet way for Lucy Bartlett to sign off on her Eastern Region junior surf lifesaving career - now she has one more big carnival before hitting the senior ranks. Over a sun and swell-drenched Whangamata weekend, the 14-year-old...... Read More

Quinn & Williams claim wins at Papamoa

Favourite tags were the order of the final day of the Barrett Homes Surf Open at Papamoa with Gisborne’s Maz Quinn and Whangamata surfer Ella Williams living up to expectations winning their respective divisions. The two surfers were joined by...... Read More

Carrington completes the perfect ten

Tauranga’s Lisa Carrington powered to her tenth national K1 200m to lead home an impressive all-Kiwi podium on day two of the NZCT Canoe Sprint Nationals and Oceania Championships at Lake Karapiro on Saturday. The double Olympic and six-time...... Read More

Early rounds dish up mixed results

New Zealand representative Levi Stewart (Waihi Bch) dominated the top seeds during the opening rounds of the Barrett Homes Surf Open held at Papamoa Beach on Saturday. Stewart was joined by Ella Williams (WGM) in the Open Women’s Division, Williams...... Read More

Cook Strait swim goal has come early

Georgia Bavington’s goal to swim the Cook Strait could be achieved earlier than planned. Currently fifth on the list of potentials, the 15-year-old could get called up any day to tackle the challenge.  Georgia started planning the Cook...... Read More

Big numbers expected for basketball trials

  A crucial trial for Tauranga City Basketball Association’s best young talent will be held this Sunday at Mount Maunganui’s Trustpower Arena.   The under-11 and under-13 boys’ and girls’ age group trials begin at...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should the speed on SH2, between Katikati and Bethlehem, be reduced to 80km/h?