Sport

Tipene Returns Victorious at Aotearoa Maori Titles

Oakura surfer Bachelor Tipene has made a victorious return to the Bayleys Real Estate Aotearoa Maori Titles winning the Open Men’s Division in emphatic style this weekend. Tipene was joined by Waitara surfer Zhana Hutchieson who claimed her...... Read More

Tasman woman sets skydiving record

A Tasman resident has set the record for the highest skydive in New Zealand. Wendy Smith achieved the New Zealand record of 25,000 feet jump, before landing at Motueka Airport, as part of the inaugural Lift Off Abel Tasman Festival yesterday. Wendy...... Read More

20 arrests after Tonga Australia league match

Twenty people were arrested throughout the night following the rugby league match between Tonga and Australia at Mt Smart Stadium in Otahuhu yesterday. Police say it was a busy night with hundreds of people and vehicles out in the streets surrounding...... Read More

New-look Suburbs put five past Bay

New-look Eastern Suburbs have made a major statement in their opening match of the ISPS Handa Premiership season, putting five unanswered goals past a shell-shocked Hawke’s Bay United this afternoon. Despite making the play-offs in the previous...... Read More

Pride march on as Central claim first win

The pace-setting Canterbury United Pride have extended their lead at the top of the table while Central have finally gotten off the mark after a dramatic afternoon in the National Women’s League. With all sides bar Capital – who are sitting...... Read More

Auckland to host Canterbury in provincial rugby final

Auckland will host the rugby premiership grand final after beating Wellington 38-17 at Eden Park. Auckland took the sting out of the Wellington attack early on, and led 24-10 at half-time after a strong start. They poured on more points in the second...... Read More

Northern to press home huge lead on final day

Northern Districts take a huge advantage into the final day of their Plunket Shield clash with Canterbury in Christchurch today and look odds on to gather their second straight win of the new season. They have a massive lead of 354 with still five...... Read More

Shama’s in the hot seat

When New Zealand jetsprint legend Peter Caughey lines up for another shot at world glory in Australia next weekend, Ashburton’s Shama Putaranui will be right there next to him. Four years after the duo combined to win their first World Jetsprinting...... Read More

Alvarez sets sights on lightweight championship

Multiple-time lightweight world champion Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez has found a brand new home with ONE Championship. The 34-year old veteran who’s captured world championships in virtually every promotion he’s been...... Read More

Consortium reveals plans for Eden Park replacement

Plans for a 50,000-seat waterfront stadium in downtown Auckland that would replace Eden Park have been revealed. A group of Auckland businesses have formed the Waterfront Consortium to try to get the stadium built as the heart of a new residential...... Read More