Tauranga player reaps US rewards

Winning one national title for the University of Charleston would have been a great result for Will Clague. So to finish up his four-year soccer scholarship... Read More

Tauranga to host Women‘s World Cup in 2021

Tauranga has been named one of six host cities of the ICC Women’s World Cup New Zealand 2021, with a semi-final to be held at Bay Oval and some... Read More

Double player of the month for BOP cricket

A dual player of the month award will be presented for the top December Bay of Plenty Cricket players. The award is to be presented to a young women's... Read More

Keh sisters make up a trio on CLPGA Tour

The new decade marks an outstanding new achievement for three sisters as they all look to pursue their careers in the professional game on the CLPGA. For... Read More

Tauranga racers set to take on hillclimb

  Three Tauranga racers will join other from around New Zealand, and the rest of the world, in taking on the brand new Ben Nevis Station Golden... Read More

New rankings in WBOP Cricket Reserve

There was a changing of the guard in the Western Bay of Plenty Reserve Grade championship, with Te Puke and Mount Maunganui moving into second and third... Read More

Rees bids farewell with a hat-trick and lap record

Whakatane's Damon Rees may be comfortably leading the glamour superbikes class, but, sadly, the Honda man won't be able to win the national title... Read More

Double delight for Olympic kayaker Jones

Bay of Plenty's Luuka Jones has kick-started a big canoe slalom year with a double win at the New Zealand Open in the Manawatu. The triple Olympian... Read More

Riders may feel they have target on their backs

  It's tough when you have a big No.1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants... Read More

2020 Waka Ama Sprint Championships wraps up

It’s been a week of paddling for competitors at the 2020 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Championships, held along Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.... Read More

A sunrise paddle to start the New Year and decade

It was the early hours of New Year’s Day. On the last day of the year I’d been working until well after midnight so was planning a sleep... Read More

Starting on the road to Wimbledon

Not all tennis balls are the same apparently. Ask the young hotshots at Gate Pa Tennis Club. The 320 million balls produced annually are mostly the... Read More

That’s quite a run

‘IronMike’ Stowers has run more than five kilometres, every day, for the last 2116 days of his life. He hasn’t had a rest day since... Read More

Glen Jackson to retire from refereeing

News last week that Tauranga’s Glen Jackson will hang up his whistle as New Zealand’s top rugby referee is both good and bad as far as I... Read More

Aiming for zero

“Be proactive, not reactive.” That’s the motto for surf lifesaving clubs across Tauranga and members are making it their mission to... Read More