Sport

Unsecured goalpost falls onto field during match

An Otago mother’s concern over unsecured goalposts has led to a review of Central Otago Football safety guidelines for its clubs. At an under-10’s football match in Queenstown on Sunday, a gust of wind blew over a set of heavy steel...... Read More

Tough break for footballer

When Jamie Matthews heard the crack, he thought his football shinpad must have snapped - then he saw his foot "flopping around". Playing for Wakefield’s second XI side in the third division against FC Nelson on Saturday, Jamie went...... Read More

Trophy on the line at Carrus Open

All roads lead to this moment as golfers enter the final event of the Jennian Homes Charles Tour season at the Carrus Open in Tauranga this week with Daniel Pearce in control to claim the major prize of the summer. With two wins this season, the Ngamotu...... Read More

International motocross fame at stake

There is perhaps no better launch-pad for young Kiwi racers hoping to achieve international motocross fame and fortune than the New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships, and this weekend should be no exception. It will be all about young racers stepping...... Read More

Nationals wide open before they’ve even begun

Brotherly love was put on hold last June when the 2017 New Zealand Enduro Championships went down to the wire in a battle between sibling rivals from Canterbury, Angus and Hamish Macdonald. The 2018 edition of the nationals is set to kick off this...... Read More

Caughey sets record with 10th SuperBoat title

“We lost the battle but won the war.” says 10-time New Zealand SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey. The record-holding Canterbury racer successfully defended his title by winning five of the six rounds outright, but mechanical gremlins...... Read More

NZ’s Duncan back on top of the world

New Zealand's Courtney Duncan is back where she belongs, on top of the world. Three wins from four starts have propelled the Otago rider to the top of the Women's Motocross World Championship (WMX) standings and, despite only recently returning...... Read More

Stacey Michelsen to lead NZ at closing ceremony

The Commonwealth Games closing ceremony flag bearer for New Zealand has been announced and the honour goes to women's hockey team captain Stacey Michelsen. Michelsen said it was a huge honour to carry the flag for the closing ceremony. The Black...... Read More

NZ score double gold in sevens

The New Zealand are double Commonwealth Games sevens champions after the men's team beat Fiji 14-nil in the gold medal match, following the women's sevens triumph over Australia in their final The All Black sevens were the first to score with...... Read More