Sport

Tauranga is top for women’s football

It's never been a better time to be a female footballer in Tauranga. That's because the Tauranga City United Bay SportsMed Ladies squad has had an almost-unbeaten season this year, which could see them progressing to the top-tier Northern... Read More

Local swimming school wins

Tauranga's BaySwim has won two national swim school awards. The swim school – which is part of Bay Venues – was announced a two-timewinner at the annual Swim Coaches and Teachers of New Zealand conference over the weekend. BaySwim won... Read More

War of the Wheels rolling into Tauranga

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of strong, empowered women playing a full contact sport on roller skates when ‘War of the Wheels 2017'hits Tauranga next week. Hosted by the Mount Militia Derby Crew, the two-day tournament will feature... Read More

A tense and thrilling affair

The game between close rivals Greerton Marist and Rangataua this Saturday is set to be a tense and thrilling affair. Hosted by Greerton Marist Recreation and Community Sports Club, the game on May 27 is the first of a proposed two-yearly charity rugby... Read More

Competing to be the very best

They have to be the best of the best – at everything. They don't know what will be thrown at them but they do know that they have to ace it and be better than everyone else. But managing director of Mount Crossfit Luke McGruer knows his team... Read More

Chatham Cup in town for home game

The Chatham Cup will be on display at Links Ave Reserve from 2pm this Sunday, May 14, as Tauranga City United square off against Waiheke United. Tauranga City United's Northern Regional Football League manager Alan Smith says their first team has... Read More

Taking on the terrain

Riding a motorbike around a track is one thing – but when there's a range of natural obstacles in the way, it becomes much more difficult. That's the idea of the North Island Moto Trials Championship, which involves riders from across... Read More

Bay woman heading to paddling champs

Hiria Rolleston has her eyes firmly set on a world championship title in the popular paddling sport of waka ama. The 38-year-old has been selected to represent New Zealand in a six-person team for the 2017 world distance champs taking place in Tahiti... Read More

Taking in the sights at speed

It's Tauranga's first international marathon, and it's hoped it could become a ‘must do' attraction on the international running calendar. “The objective in working with the Tauranga City Council was always to showcase... Read More

Footballers on a roll

Tauranga City United Associated Football Club intend to put on a good show this Easter Monday, when two of their teams take on Manukau City AFC on home turf. Links Ave Reserve will host two matches, one between the reserves at 12.30pm, and one between... Read More