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Sea Sisters: helping wāhine hit the waves

As the season draws to a close, Holly and Niamh are able to sit back and reflect on how Sea Sisters has grown over the past two years. What started with humble...

Hawke's Bay cyclist scores gold at National Championships

A 64-year-old Hawke's Bay cyclist has marked his seventh time competing at a national level by winning gold.  Sheppard came first in the Time Trial Master...

Busy Easter weekend ahead for off-road racing heroes

A frantic and fatiguing weekend lies in wait for New Zealand's motorcycle cross-country racing elite over the Easter break. It's been two months since the Yama...

Hawke's Bay rider among kiwi elite set to tackle world event

A Kiwi team, including Hawke’s Bay rider Tommy Watts, could be among the more-fancied teams at the world event. New Zealand will this year have a strong...

NRL camp selection a dream come true for Karamu High School student

Karamu High School student Kleeshae Liddington-Tamati’s dream of becoming a professional Rugby League player could soon be realised, after being scouted f...

Uncapped Hawke’s Bay duo named in Central Stags Plunket Shield squad

The Central Stags have named two uncapped Hawke's Bay players as first-class cricket returns to Palmerston North for the first time in 14 years. Hawke’s...

Covid-19 challenges delay Hawke's Bay Club Rugby start date

Hawke's Bay's Club Rugby season will be delayed by almost a month due to the ongoing effects and challenges caused by Covid-19.  In a letter to club deleg...

Francois Sneedon captures over-55 surf title at NZ Nationals

The New Zealand National Surfing Championships were staged in Westport, Jan 11-15 this year, the second time the event has been held on the West Coast of the So...

Ultra-marathoner runs 50km per day for 40 days for Cerebral Palsy kids

Ultra-marathoner Andrew McCrory achieved his goal of running 50km per day for 40 days when he reached Stirling Point in Bluff on Thursday.  In the process...

Video: Hawke's Bay's top sporting codes join forces for player wellbeing

Six of the top sports in the region have joined forces with Sport Hawke's Bay to emphasise the importance of participation, no matter what level, across all cod...

Hawke's Bay player makes dream debut with first century of the season

In 71 seasons, there have been only four Central Stags to score a century on first-class debut. This weekend, 23-year-old Bayley Wiggins became one of them. Wi...

Uncapped Hastings player named in Central Stags squad

A Hastings wicketkeeper-batsman has been named in the Central Stags squad as the team prepares for the start of the first-class cricket season this weekend.&nbs...

All Black great to deliver timely message at Sacred Heart College event

Former All Black great Sir John Kirwan, who has become a leading mental health advocate, will speak at a Sacred Heart College event in Napier later this month....

Top seven now a reality for St. John’s College squash team

A four-year campaign by St. John’s College to make the top seven at the Secondary Schools Squash Nationals, has become a reality. This year Tauranga host...

Watch Live: Players take to the court for Netball Semi-Finals

Players have taken to the court for the first of two Hawke's Bay Super Eight Netball Semi-Finals - both of which will be played without spectators. To watch, g...

Magpies to play in charity jersey supporting Nourished for Nil

The Hawke's Bay Magpies will once again wear an alternative strip for the season, this time raising much-needed funds for Nourished for Nil.  The team and...

Rugby goes further than crossing the try line

Rugby isn’t just our national sport, it is also being used to develop life skills for students at Hastings Boys’ High School. The school has a long...

Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay brings New Zealand's top drivers to the region

New Zealand’s top rally drivers are revving their engines in anticipation of Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay set to begin this afternoon. ...

Sponsorship fuel for Bay trio's Olympic dreams

Hands up if you dreamed about competing at the Olympic Games when you were a youngster. Yes, there's plenty of us and numbers always grow during an Olympic Gam...

Lower Hutt City spoil Rovers footballers party

There was sufficient motivational ammunition for Napier City Rovers Central League football side to cause an upset yesterday. Captain and defender Jim Hoyle (p...