Licensed premises to stay open for RWC2019

  The Minister of Justice will introduce a bill to amend the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act to allow licensed premises to remain open for Rugby... Read More

Stock fears at hill climb rally

  An objection has been lodged against a proposed temporary road closure for a motorsport event in the Rotorua Hinterland on Sunday, September... Read More

BOP Steamers hit top form in Rotorua

It has been many a long winter since a Bay of Plenty forward pack has shunted their Waikato rivals backwards at scrum time. But on Sunday at the immaculate... Read More

BOP Steamers off to flying start

As opening games go in the Mitre 10 Cup it does not get much better than Bay of Plenty’s 50-7 win over Otago in Tauranga on Sunday. The Steamers... Read More

Steamers rout Otago at Tauranga Domain

The Bay of Plenty Steamers have crushed Otago with a 50-7 win in their opening match of the Mitre 10 Cup season. The two teams went head-to-head at... Read More

Stacked BOP team for Mitre 10 Cup

Bay of Plenty Steamers head coach Clayton McMillan has stacked his team with a mixture of youth, excitement and experience for this year’s Mitre... Read More

Mountain bikers brave muddy conditions

  Around 700 brave bikers braved the wet, winter weather on Sunday to take part in the inaugural Winter Mountain Bike Classic in Rotorua.   The... Read More

Rotorua Boys’ miss Super 8 final

    Rotorua Boys’ First XV have finished third in this year’s Super 8 rugby competition to just miss out on a place in the final. Rotorua... Read More

New look Blackcaps test side announced at Bay Oval

Despite losing the Cricket World Cup final, the Blackcaps are looking forward to switching their focus as they prepare to take on Sri Lanka. Blackcaps... Read More

Whakarewarewa win pride of Rotorua

The bragging rights for rugby supremacy in Rotorua belong to Whakarewarewa for the summer months after a 38-23 win over Ngongotaha at Puarenga Park on... Read More

Big season in store for Eklund

  Kurt Eklund has a lot to play for in the Steamers’ jersey this season both emotionally and physically.   The 27-year-old has recovered... Read More

Kudos for weekend sport on two counts

Sporting success for Rotorua on two counts were acknowledged in the city today. On Saturday, New Zealand Maori beat Fiji 26-17 to avenge a rugby loss... Read More

Cricket bat registers big hit

A Tom Hayward bat with signatures of some of cricket’s celebrated names is starting to attract overseas interest. The bat belongs to Jim McTamney,... Read More

Maori All Blacks win in Rotorua

There was so much to enjoy about Saturday night’s pulsating match between the Maori All Blacks and Fiji played at the Rotorua International Stadium. The... Read More

History for teenaged Kiwi canoeist

Tauranga's Jack Egan joined a select group of New Zealand paddlers overnight, finishing ninth in the under-18 C1 final at the ICF junior and U23... Read More