Sport

Raiders go back-to-back at Kiwi Tag National Challenge

The Hibiscus Coast Raiders successfully defended their age-grade title at the Kiwi Tag National Club Challenge on February 13 and 14. In the U13/14 final the Raiders had a 5-2 win over Te Atatu. A strong start saw them up 3-0 at the break, before...... Read More

Omaha junior lifeguards storm Orewa

U14 boys flag champions, from left, George Barnao, Jackson Whitaker and Max Matthews. Omaha Beach Surf Lifesaving Club junior lifeguards won 13 titles at the northern region championship at Orewa Beach last month. The club got a clean sweep in the...... Read More

New date set for fishing comp

A yellow fin tuna caught in last year’s competition. The Warkworth Gamefish Club has departed from four decades of tradition, changing the date of its annual ‘one base’ competition from Auckland anniversary weekend to next month. It...... Read More

Leigh fishing contest wound up

The annual Leigh Fishing Contest has been replaced by a new event. After 18 years of successful events, the Leigh Fishing contest has been wound up. The community organised event has raised more than $300,000 for the Auckland Regional Helicopter Trust...... Read More

Pakiri cricket wins T20 Waitemata Cup

Pakiri was undefeated. Pakiri’s bowling knocked batters off their feet. A quick attempt at a wicket. Pakiri Cricket Club has claimed the T20 Waitemata Cup after defeating Wellsford Cricket Club in the final this month. Pakiri batted first...... Read More

Sailors set out for Saddle Island

The Saddle Island destination race on Anniversary Weekend is one of the most popular events run by Manly Sailing Club, with support from Gulf Harbour Yacht Club. More than 30 dinghy sailors and five keelboats took part in this year’s race. The...... Read More

RSA triumphs in Business House Bowls

It was ‘all business’ on Tuesday nights over the summer at Bowls Warkworth. Warkworth RSA easily took out the overall points trophy at the Business House Bowls this month after taking the top spot in both the December and January series...... Read More

Big leap for Estuary jump

Jaden Leeming says an excited crowd spurred him on to bigger and better tricks off the wharf. Photo, Jean Pierre Guillotin. Lulu Bejot shows how it’s done. Photo, Neil Davies The Estuary River Jump event took a giant leap forward recently, when...... Read More

14-year-old wins Mangawhai Bowl Jam

Taranaki’s Niwa Shewry stunned crowds. Leigh McKenzie does it single-handed. Some big air was achieved at the jam. Taranaki’s Niwa Shewry, 14, stunned crowds with his performance at the 10th annual Mangawhai Bowl Jam this month. Organiser...... Read More

Blues road trip stops off in Wellsford

Jack Miller, 16, has his boots signed by Tanielu Tele’a. Rodney College year 12 students with players Tanielu Tele’a, Jacob Pierce and Karl Jacob Tenielu. There was time to throw a ball around with the visiting players. Rodney College...... Read More