Sport

Coast netball now in North Harbour’s hands

This term sees Hibiscus Coast Netball Club, in Edith Hopper Park, Manly, officially become a satellite of Netball North Harbour (NNH). Westlake Girls’ School and Glenfield College are NNH’s other satellites. According to NNH chief executive...... Read More

Waitoki motocross winner

Cole Davies is making his mark on the demanding sport of motocross, at the age of 13. The Ōrewa College student has a few advantages in the sport – a practice course on his family’s Waitoki farm, a father who was a motocross rider, and starting...... Read More

Hawks take victory in first clash between local clubs

It was a classic game of two halves. Otamatea turned the game around. Season’s second win for Otamatea. Tomarata RFC hosted the Otamatea Hawks of the first clash between the clubs for the season last month in the Northland Rugby south zone...... Read More

Super-size skateboard coming to Mangawhai

The NZ skateboarding team with the giant board and the design for the board, top. The New Zealand Olympic Committee is asking for help to name a giant 12-metre long, 800kg skateboard, which will arrive at the Mangawhai Activity Zone skate park for the...... Read More

Fletcher in first women’s Super Rugby match

Tenaija Fletcher started playing rugby with the boys at Mahurangi RFC at four years old. Rising rugby star and former Mahu student Tenaija Fletcher is one step closer to her goal of playing for the women’s national side. At just 18 years old,...... Read More

Sailors set new record over seven-day contest

Kawau Bay was filled with coloured sails last week as 200 sailors from all over New Zealand competed at the Team Sailing Nationals competition. Sailors have to work together across three vessels to out-manoeuvre their competitors, either by taking the...... Read More

Humminbird fishing competition cancelled

Those still interested in supporting the Trust can visit rescuehelicopter.org.nz where ARHT is raffling a Shelby GT-H Mustang. The Auckland Regional Helicopter Trust (ARHT) cancelled its inaugural Humminbird fishing competition earlier this month. An...... Read More

Rodney College athletes achieve top placings

Xavier Edmonds-Cooper leaps into first place in the long jump. Rodney College students travelled to the big smoke last month and gave their Auckland peers a show of northern athleticism. At the time, Rodney was in level 2 and was unable to attend the...... Read More

Kids organise skate comp

The children made a banner for the competition. There was a good turnout despite a delay due to weather The inaugural Leigh Skate Competition was held this month thanks to the initiative of local children. It was organised by Joe Haggitt, 11, Calla...... Read More

Hibiscus hosts hockey help

A six-week hockey skills programme for pre-school and under seven-year-old children finished towards the end of last month at Hockey Hibiscus Trust’s facility in Millwater. Led by Geoff Thompson, a feature was the regular input and involvement...... Read More