Crunch day looms at the Basin Reserve

The top-of-the-table Plunket Shield clash between the Wellington Firebirds and Central Stags heads into an intriguing final day this morning after a dramatic end to day three. Front-runners the Firebirds began their second innings yesterday after tea...... Read More

Gibbs shines in the mud

He may have very little experience with racing in such seriously muddy conditions, but, when the rain set in on Saturday to turn the pristine Hawke's Bay circuit into a muddy mess, it was Australian visitor Kirk Gibbs who shone out. The CML KTM...... Read More

Tauranga runners take on ultra runs

From Mount Cook to Oamaru, four Tauranga runners joined two Matamata runners in covering 316km. The group were among 125 competitors who took part in the inaugural Alps 2 Ocean Ultra, a series of ultramarathons staged in the South Island from February...... Read More

Mount Maunganui retains national title

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service have won the 2018 TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships by 62 points. The crew took out the competition after a three-day battle against 44 surf lifesaving clubs this weekend in Gisborne.  After being...... Read More

Crankworx World Tour in Rotorua

Starting off international competition season in commanding fashion, Casey Brown (CAN) took a big win on Saturday in the first event of Crankworx Rotorua, winning all six stages of the Giant Toa Enduro presented by CamelBak in the Pro Women’s...... Read More

NZ skier wins gold at Winter Paralympics

New Zealand skier Adam Hall has won gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics. Hall claimed victory in the men's slalom standing event, powering from fourth to first after blitzing the field with a second run of 47.42 seconds. The 30-year-old...... Read More

Mount Maunganui hunt defending champions

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service has built an early lead after the first day of racing at the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships held this weekend in Gisborne.  The Bay of Plenty team built up a 10 point buffer to end the day with...... Read More

Junior chasing bronze at Finn Europeans

Josh Junior will battle it out for bronze at the Finn European Championships in Spain tonight but he will also battle the elements. The 28-year-old will go into the double-points top-10 medal race in fifth, but only four points behind world champion...... Read More

Silver Ferns make changes for Taini Jamison Trophy

Netball World Youth Cup winner and Northern Stars shooter Maia Wilson and Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse mid-courter Claire Kersten have been called into the Silver Ferns team as injury cover for next week’s Taini Jamison Trophy. Wilson,...... Read More

Masters excel at surf lifesaving comp

Omanu Surf Lifesaving Club has won the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Masters Championships by 150 points at the first day of the national event.  Held at Midway Beach in Gisborne, the four day carnival kicked off with the 30-year-old and over...... Read More