Sport

From medallist to title holder

A dominant performance by David “The Great White” Light at a sold-out ABA stadium in Auckland on Saturday evening saw the 26-year-old take home the vacant PBCNZ Cruiserweight title, after defeating Cory Enoka via referee stoppage in the...... Read More

O’Connor claims Canterbury Champs Title

Kaikoura surfer Levi O’Connor surfed his way to victory at the Exit Surf Men’s Canterbury Championships held at Gore Bay over the weekend, competing in his first national surfing event in two years. The 30-year-old who rarely competes outside...... Read More

Mountcastle king of Carrus Open

New Zealand Stroke Play champion Kerry Mountcastle has won his second major title this season to claim the Carrus Open by one-shot. Jennian Homes Charles Tour today while Brittney Dryland won by a dominant five-shots in the women’s field on the...... Read More

’Orange crush’ on the menu at nationals

KTM New Zealand poured out a giant-sized serving of "orange crush" at the 2018 junior motocross nationals in the South Island at the weekend. Riders of the distinctive orange bikes stole the limelight at the two-day New Zealand Junior Motocross...... Read More

Plea not to combine planned Chch sporting facilities

A review into a multi-sport facility planned for Christchurch is causing exasperation amongst the sporting community. The review is looking at whether the Metro Sport Facility planned for next to Hagley Park should be combined with a multi-event arena...... Read More

Riddell debuts at ONE Championship

On Friday night a boisterous crowd, on hand to witness ONE Championships Heroes of Honour event at Manila’s Mall of Asia, were treated to an explosive kickboxing encounter between Kiwi Brad “Quake” Riddell and Dutchman Regian “The...... Read More

Gold Medal winner back on court with a victory

New Zealand’s world No.4 Joelle King followed up her stunning success at the Commonwealth Games earlier this month with a three games to one victory over England’s Fiona Moverley this morning on the second day of main draw action at the...... Read More

Brown bookies favourite for Carrus Open

Mark Brown has recorded two back nine eagles to stay in control at the Carrus Open and lead by one-shot over Kerry Mountcastle on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour. Entering the final round of the season, Brown is the bookies favourite and will be...... Read More

Bay pistol club host inaugural shoot

Pistol shooters of all ages and abilities will have the chance to blow off some smoke this weekend at Tauranga Pistol Club’s Open Graded event. John Peacock, a member of the club, says the three-day national event, is the first of its kind to be...... Read More

Junior rugby club raises $40,000 for tour

Young members of the Upper Clutha Junior Rugby Club will hit the road next week to test themselves against teams from across the South Island. The club’s under-13 boys have raised $40,000 for the trip and two teams will head up the West Coast...... Read More