Sport

Greerton Swim Club breaks records

Greerton Swim Club has several new records pending approval after taking part in a recent short course swim meet last weekend. Among them is young swimmer Caitlin Farrell who set her first record in the 100 metre 11-year-old girls' freestyle. She... Read More

Te Puke girls bring home bronze

The Te Puke High School girls' squash team returned from the national secondary school squash championships at the weekend with a bronze medal. Team members Iyra Stewart and Amy Horscroft were also selected to represent New Zealand at an upcoming... Read More

New name causes creative stink

What's in a name? The quote from ‘Romeo and Juliet' suggests a name is just a label and doesn't create worth nor true meaning. A rose looks beautiful and smells sweet no matter what you call it. Synchronised swimming doesn't... Read More

Tauranga is top for women’s football

It's never been a better time to be a female footballer in Tauranga. That's because the Tauranga City United Bay SportsMed Ladies squad has had an almost-unbeaten season this year, which could see them progressing to the top-tier Northern... Read More

Local swimming school wins

Tauranga's BaySwim has won two national swim school awards. The swim school – which is part of Bay Venues – was announced a two-timewinner at the annual Swim Coaches and Teachers of New Zealand conference over the weekend. BaySwim won... Read More

War of the Wheels rolling into Tauranga

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of strong, empowered women playing a full contact sport on roller skates when ‘War of the Wheels 2017'hits Tauranga next week. Hosted by the Mount Militia Derby Crew, the two-day tournament will feature... Read More

A tense and thrilling affair

The game between close rivals Greerton Marist and Rangataua this Saturday is set to be a tense and thrilling affair. Hosted by Greerton Marist Recreation and Community Sports Club, the game on May 27 is the first of a proposed two-yearly charity rugby... Read More

Competing to be the very best

They have to be the best of the best – at everything. They don't know what will be thrown at them but they do know that they have to ace it and be better than everyone else. But managing director of Mount Crossfit Luke McGruer knows his team... Read More

Chatham Cup in town for home game

The Chatham Cup will be on display at Links Ave Reserve from 2pm this Sunday, May 14, as Tauranga City United square off against Waiheke United. Tauranga City United's Northern Regional Football League manager Alan Smith says their first team has... Read More

Taking on the terrain

Riding a motorbike around a track is one thing – but when there's a range of natural obstacles in the way, it becomes much more difficult. That's the idea of the North Island Moto Trials Championship, which involves riders from across... Read More