Sport

Squashbuckling success story

Anne Leakey, on the balcony at Red Beach Squash Club, proudly wearing her NZ Secondary Schools Squash uniform. In just over three years, Orewa College student and Red Beach Squash Club junior Anne Leakey has gone from a novice to a New Zealand representative...... Read More

Red Beach gears up for season

Enthusiasm is running high for the Red Beach Surf Life Saving Club and its lifeguard members with the approach of the summer season. The club is counting down to the mid-November opening of its redeveloped clubrooms, a project which has been at the...... Read More

NZ fields top squad for series at Warkworth Showgrounds

The Vantage Black Stick Men will field a strong 19-man squad for their upcoming fixtures at the Warkworth Showgrounds against Canada. The team will play on October 17 and 18, with both games starting at 7pm. Coach Darren Smith says they won’t...... Read More

Mahu College student wins two hockey golds

Mahurangi College student Jordon Thomas has grabbed two gold medals in a North Harbour jersey, after winning a second consecutive title at the National Boys U15 Premier competition. He competed in Christchurch from October 1 to 6, when his side beat Tauranga...... Read More

Tennis team serves up good start

The Warkworth Tennis and Squash Club D2 team has opened its summer inter-club season with a closely fought win over Campbells Bay. The two sides clashed for the opening round of the competition at Campbells Bay Tennis Club. After eight matches, the...... Read More

Wilcock powers ahead with playing career

Sandra Wilcock, is fast making a name for herself in powerchair football after being the only female to play in New Zealand’s most successful Ditch Cup game last month. The Mahurangi College 18-year-old represented the national side at Brisbane...... Read More

Record fundraiser on the green

Bowls Warkworth pulled out all the stops on October 3, raising a record $1600 for Harbour Hospice at its annual fundraiser. The club ran a raffle and auction, with player contributions up $400 from last year, despite 2017 also seeing a record amount...... Read More

NZ edge Aussies at Algies at sailors expense

Victory over arch rivals Australia is usually sweet, but the introduction of a resource consent has left sailors sour at the Interdominion Schools Team Sailing Championships. This year’s competition, hosted at Algies Bay from September 30 to...... Read More

League stalwart farewelled

Councillor John Watson wrote this tribute to a well known local, John O’Sullivan, who died last month. A moving funeral was held last month, on September 14, for ex-Kiwi rugby league international John O’Sullivan. John was a long time Hibiscus...... Read More

Coutts spends big on club

A large investment in both time and money by former America’s Cup skipper Sir Russell Coutts is paying dividends at the Manly Sailing Club. Sir Russell, arguably one of New Zealand’s all-time top yachtsmen, is the club’s commodore,...... Read More