Sport

Hibiscus Pétanque hosts national tournament

The relocation of the local pétanque club from Stanmore Bay to behind Orewa Bowls Club has reaped rewards, providing enough space for the club to host this month’s national doubles tournament. This is the first time that Hibiscus Pétanque...... Read More

Hockey team best in Harbour

Three out of the nine trustees of the Hockey Hibiscus Trust won awards at recent Sport North Harbour and Harbour Hockey Association awards. At the Sport North Harbour awards dinner on November 15, the National Hockey League North Harbour men’s...... Read More

Mahurangi East wins two-day tourney

The 36th annual Kowhai Tournament at Warkworth Bowls was won by Elaine Herd, John Herd and Ross Ruddell, of Mahurangi East, after a two-day showdown. The tournament was held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 13 and 14, and attracted 18 entries,...... Read More

Hockey dedication

Warkworth Hockey Club founder and men’s captain Graham Buchs received an Outstanding Contribution to Hockey Award from Harbour Hockey last month. The award recognises people who have been a positive role model and have donated significant time...... Read More

Young Pacific players learn sports and leadership skills

A Pacific-focused fitness group, started by Women’s Centre Rodney, has grown into a regular sports night, held at Mahurangi College on Saturdays, from 5pm to 7pm. Harbour Sport Pacific community manager Asenati Tavita started holding fitness...... Read More

Generations celebrate Warkworth Pony Club anniversary

Pony Club foundation members, from left, Pam Hood (nee Jeffs), Mary Stevens, Coila Bevan (nee Ferguson) and Ian and Jenny Ferguson. The 70th anniversary of the Warkworth Pony Club was celebrated in style on Sunday, November 24, with a morning gymkana/ribbon...... Read More

Mahurangi mallets win Orewa croquet

The Orewa Croquet Club held the Forrest Funeral Gold Croquet Tournament on Saturday, November 23. Each competitor played five matches and Mahurangi’s Melba Scott won the Section One division, while Pixie Jones won Section Two. ... Read More

Top players do battle in letters

New Zealand’s top Scrabble players gathered at the Mahurangi East Community Centre last month for the Rodney Scrabble Club tournament. Forty-four players from all over the country played seven games in six grades on November 9. Rodney Scrabble...... Read More

Mahu appoints Premiers coach

Former Mahurangi Rugby Football Club player Michael Tuiloma will be the head coach of the Mitre 10 Warkworth Mahurangi Premiers next season. Tuiloma has played rugby at an international level for Samoa and has worked with a number of provincial development...... Read More

Rene Ranger back from injury

Wellsford’s Rene Ranger is back on the rugby field after spending a season recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Colorado Raptors announced last month that it had signed the 33-year-old Ranger for the 2020 Major League Rugby...... Read More