Helping others motivates top student

John Paul College Head Girl Anna Douglas is focused on helping others through her actions. Anna has decided to put her plans to start a degree in global... Read More

22-year-old wins Ironman on debut

Long-distance triathlon’s next generation put the old guard on notice at Ironman 70.3 Taupo, with 22-year old Kyle Smith taking out the men’s... Read More

BOP Sevens teams off to the Nationals

The Bay of Plenty's men's and women's teams are gearing up for the TECT National Sevens. Both teams are hoping to build on the momentum... Read More

Black Caps beat England at Bay Oval

The Black Caps have won the opening cricket Test of the summer, beating England by an innings and 65 runs. Look back at how the match unfolded here. The... Read More

Kuljyot Lall setting new standards

  2019 Rotorua Young Achievers Series   When it comes to high school role models, Kuljyot Lall is about as good as it gets. The Year 13... Read More

BOP rookie’s super rugby dream shattered

Bay of Plenty lock Baden Wardlaw has announced his immediate retirement from rugby because of an historic medical condition. The 29-year-old had realised... Read More

Rotorua Olympian for ‘largest adventure’

New Zealand’s expedition length adventure race GODZone put the ‘sold out’ sign up one day after opening entries back in September.... Read More

BOP boys hope to shine in local test

Excitement is building as the BLACKCAPS prepare to take on England at the Bay Oval on Thursday, in what will be the ground’s first inaugural test... Read More

Waka Ama star aiming high

Kyra Mita has been a real star on the water representing New Zealand with great success in waka ama. Growing up on the banks of Lake Rotoiti meant she... Read More

Mouth-watering start to cricket test series

Mount Maunganui's test cricket debut is temptingly poised to provide unseasonable heat with Lockie Ferguson and Jofra Archer adding speed and spice... Read More

Festive atmosphere expected for National Sevens

The TECT National 7s is set to get into the festive swing as tickets for the tournament go on sale. Some of New Zealand’s top 7s players will... Read More

Young cricketers have a chance to get new kit

Rotorua cricket players have a chance to win gear and to take part in a BLACKCAPS game this season. ANZ is supporting community cricket in Rotorua and... Read More

Young Achiever: James Baldwin making a big splash

James Baldwin won his place in this year’s Rotorua Young Achievers series for his excellence in leadership, academic performance and sport. The... Read More

Dropping Sam Cane was a major mistake

As the dust finally settles after a tumultuous Rugby World Cup the analysis of the failed All Blacks campaign is well underway. It amazes me there are... Read More

Sandford new chair of WADA athlete committee

    Rotorua’s Ben Sandford is set to replace Canada’s Beckie Scott as chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency Athlete Committee... Read More