Sport

Festival umbrellas sporting events

Gymsports Mahurangi Gymsports Club will hold a Have A Go morning at the Mahurangi College gymnasium on October 19, from 9am to noon. A range of gymnastic activities and equipment will be set up, suitable for children aged 5-15 years, of any skill level. Gymnastics...... Read More

AIMS, the name of the games

A strong contingent of local high school students travelled to the Bay of Plenty for the 2019 AIMS games, which featured 11,500 participants across 23 sports. Mahurangi College had the largest contingent sending girls and boys hockey teams, a rugby...... Read More

World Cup fever takes over at mufti day

The Rugby World Cup kicked off on Friday September 20, and Gulf Harbour Primary held a rugby-themed mufti day to celebrate. It included a bake sale featuring rugby themed food, including cupcakes decorated with All Blacks flags. “I am completely...... Read More

Pubs on game day

Whether technology is letting you down or you just enjoy a social atmosphere when watching rugby, Mahurangi Matters has compiled a list of local places you can catch the World Cup. The government introduced a bill in August specifically allowing licensed...... Read More

Junior league replacement for Warkworth twilight netball

The sun has set on Warkworth’s twilight netball, but a new junior league is on the horizon at the Warkworth Showgrounds. Warkworth Netball Club president Pania Beazley-Searle says the switch to a junior netball league is about serving the majority...... Read More

Warkworth Squash Club attains top level mastery

The Warkworth Squash Club has taken out the 2019 Auckland Winter Masters competition in its first season of entering a team. The club was able to enter a formidable team in the first division after B1 ranked player Brett Meyer moved to Warkworth from...... Read More

Science project throws light on judo

Having featured in Hibiscus Matters several times for his prowess in judo, it is perhaps no surprise that Jonny Milne chose the sport for his Year 8 science project investigation. Jonny recently won Whangaparaoa College’s Year 8 Science...... Read More

Club members surveyed on partnership prospect

Members and players at the Hibiscus Coast Netball Centre and Whangaparaoa Tennis Club, both in Edith Hopper Park, Manly, are being surveyed as a potential partnership between the two is explored – along with how their facilities could be developed. Earlier...... Read More

Rugby win the best yet for Whangaparaoa College

 The Open C Grade final was hotly contested between Whangaparaoa and Westlake. Captain Seamus Kelly, left, and vice captain Corban Smith display the cup to a raucous crowd of supporters. Photos, Sam Bernard Whangaparaoa College’s First XV...... Read More