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Hawke's Bay wins third national title in four years during Easter Weekend's National Seniors tournament

Hawke's Bay's 50 plus Men's tennis team won their third national title in four years during the Easter Weekend's National Seniors tournament in Christchurch. T...

First-time winners collect major trophies at Central Districts Cricket Awards

Two first-time winners have collected the major trophies at the 2023/24 Central Districts Cricket Awards.  WHITE FERNS pace bowler Rosemary Mair takes hom...

Uncapped Matt Rowe called up for Central Stags

New Zealand Under 19 World Cup representative Matt Rowe has earned his first call-up for the Central Stags. The tall young Palmerston North paceman is the only...

Tribute paid to Hawke's Bay rugby legend

Hawke’s Bay rugby legend and one cap All Black Neil Thimbleby has been hailed as a “great man” after passing away this week at the age of 84....

Tight tussle in Oceania clash at HOY

Australia and New Zealand are neck and neck in the Oceania Eventing Challenge after another action-packed day at the Land Rover Horse of the Year Show in Hastin...

Thrilling jump-offs and hot competition at HOY

South Islanders continue to star at the Land Rover Horse of the Year Show in Hastings, with two of today’s showjumping titles classes heading across the s...

Makenzie Causer fires on HOY debut

It was South Island all the way in the UltraMox Lady Rider of the Year class yesterday evening at the Land Rover Horse of the Year Show in Hastings. Twenty-two...

Napier World Triathlon Cup a success!

The Napier World Triathlon Cup, held in Napier this weekend, has been deemed a success, with Triathlon New Zealand thanking the city for hosting the event. Nap...

Reuben Levermore appointed chair of Central Districts Cricket

Following the appointment last week of long-serving Central Districts Cricket Association Chair Mike Devonshire to the Board of New Zealand Cricket, CDCA welcom...

Magpies hopes of claiming first title dashed by Taranaki

The Hawke’s Bay Magpies hopes of claiming their first NPC title proved to be a bridge too far as Taranaki beat them 22-19 at a packed Yarrow Stadium in Ne...

Skynet Soars to WC Opener Win

Sophie Scott has started the 2023-2024 FEI World Cup (NZ) Series as she left off last season – winning. The Palmerston North 21-year-old and Waitangi Sky...

Jacob Oram to coach Central Hinds

Central Districts Cricket is pleased to announce Jacob Oram as the new Head Coach of the Central Hinds. Based in Palmerston North, Oram brings a wealth of coac...

Local High Performance pathway athletes announced

Hawke’s Bay’s top young sport talent has been identified with the launch of the first intake of the High Performance Sport NZ Hawke’s Bay Perf...

Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Women's Tri roars back for 2023 with promises of fun, fitness and fulfilment

Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Women's Tri returns to Hastings this September with the aim of making Triathlon not only accessible but achievable for all ages and...

Central Stags lock in squad for the season

The bulk of the Central Stags’ 2023/24 professional roster is locked in with 15 of the 16 contract spots announced today. Each year, all six teams around...

Hawke’s Bay to host major swimming events as part of five year partnership

Hawke’s Bay will host major national swimming events for the next five years following a partnership signed today. Swimming New Zealand, Hawke’s Ba...

Central Districts Community Cricket legend to pull stumps

Nigel Brooke, One of Central District Cricket’s longest serving staff, Community Cricket Manager Nigel Brooke, is calling it a day. Born in Manawatū and...

Hastings' Prince of centres Bruce Robertson passes on, aged 71

The Prince of Centres, All Black Bruce Robertson, who was born in Hastings and attended Hastings Boys’ High, has passed away after a long illness at the a...

Sport Hawke’s Bay looks to grow participation opportunities for disabled community

More disability and inclusion friendly recreational facilities and events are a key focus of the regional strategy led by Sport Hawke’s Bay. Sport Hawke&...

Success for Waipukurau duo at Series Final Show

Photo: Brooke Edgecombe and LT Holst Andrea soaring to victory in the POLi Payments Premier League Series at the series final show in Masterton this weekend. It...