Sport

Pool champs kick-start season for Omaha Lifesaving

The Omaha boys team that smashed a New Zealand record, from left, Nicholas Cowen, Luke Gibson, Jack Dempsey and Finlay Walker. Three golds at the New Zealand Junior Pool Championships got things off to a good start for the Omaha Surf Life Saving...... Read More

Hibiscus cricket joins new Rodney competition

A new competition and two Hibiscus Coast Cricket Club teams will give cricket in Rodney a boost this season. A Saturday hard ball tournament will be introduced, on top of the usual Friday night social sessions, to attract juniors. Rodney Cricket chair...... Read More

Raiders player represents NZ at tag

Twelve-year-old Brayden Bayer of Arkles Bay has been selected for the NZ Tag 20 U14 team that will compete in the Oceania Heritage Cup in Australia next month. Brayden has been playing Tag since the age of six with Hibiscus Coast Raiders and also plays...... Read More

Fun fitness on Orewa Beach

Hibiscus Coast residents are being challenged to hit the beach again this summer and join the G. J. Gardner Homes Orewa Beach Series. The 14 event series – up from 10 last year – starts on Sunday November 19 with a family fun day on the...... Read More

Hibiscus junior hockey claims season titles

Hockey on the Hibiscus Coast is in good shape as it heads towards opening the first stage of the $3.6 million turf project at Metro Park in Millwater. Hockey Hibiscus Trust chair Merv Huxford says although the trust still needs about $400,000 to complete...... Read More

Games flame in Orewa

Nineteen athletes from the Hibiscus Coast will compete in the Special Olympics National Summer Games in Wellington next month. They will be among 1300 athletes from clubs around the country who will compete in 14 different Olympic-type events. The...... Read More

Wentworth students sail to victory

The Wentworth College sailing team has won the Interdominion Championship for Team Racing against the top three schools in Australia and New Zealand. The competition was held at the Sandringham Yacht Club, on Port Phillip Bay, near Melbourne, late...... Read More

Top squash season for master

Kaye Jackson has wrapped up her most successful season of squash winning three gold medals in the masters 70-plus division. Kaye first triumphed back in April at the World Masters Games before winning both the Australian Squash Masters and New Zealand...... Read More

Jordon Thomas takes top title with Harbour

Jordon Thomas netted three goals in his team’s campaign to take gold after bagging silver last year. Mahurangi College student Jordon Thomas contributed three goals to propel his side to victory in the U15 Premier Boys Hockey Competition. The...... Read More

Summer comp signals growth for winter

An increase in the number of teams in the Warkworth Hockey Club Summer Competition may spark growth in the winter league season. The summer comp has attracted over 200 players in 24 teams, four more than last season. Warkworth Hockey Club committee...... Read More