Sport

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

Mike Pasco shows us the WASZP up close.

The world's first flying boat - which allows people to sail out of the water and reach speeds twice as fast as the wind - has arrived.

Most successful annual tournament

Senior player and Club Coach Pixie Jones in action.

Croquet players enjoy another successful tournament in Orewa.

Suburbs set up spectacular finale

Andre de Jong of Canterbury United Dragons challenges Ross Haviland of Eastern Suburbs in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

With just one game left to play, it's do or die for Eastern Suburbs.

Auckland's red cards 'out of character'

Referee Chris Kerr shows Auckland City's Fabrizio Tavano a red card.

Auckland City had an unlikely supporter after receiving three red cards on Sunday.

Mad Butcher: NRL is back

Can the Warriors live up to their potential this year?

No prizes for guessing I am all excited because my beautiful game, rugby league, is back this week.

Auckland City have three sent off

Referee Chris Kerr is jostled by Auckland City players after allowing Waitakere United's first goal to stand.

After losing three men in an ill-disciplined display, Auckland City went down to Waitakere United.

'Pricey' entry fees disappoint

Triathletes cycle during the last World Masters Games.

After practising his shot put for months, retiree pulls out of 'pricey' World Masters Games.

Cook Strait record for tween

Caitlin O'Reilly faced her fears, finishing in the dark, after breaking the record for the youngest female to swim Cook ...

Caitlin O'Reilly is just shy of her 13th birthday but she's already smashing long-held swimming records.

On the start line again

Steve Barbant is ready to run Round the Bays for the 40th time.

Every March for the last 40 years Steve Barbant has been running around the waterfront.

Rugby club's season ban overturned

Te Papapa Onehunga Rugby Club have successfully appealed a decision that had them banned from premier rugby in 20167.

Te Papapa are back in Auckland Rugby's premier competition after successfully appealing a ban.

Underdog Raiders surprise at ARL Nines

Chris Watkins celebrates a try.

Hibiscus Coast Raiders were the standout performers at the ARL NInes but just fell in the final.

Junior swimmers impress at national festival

James Donovan swims to victory in the boys 12yo 100m Butterfly

Award-winning performances from Coast Swim Club's junior swimmers have impressed the coaches.

Sport: Children blown away with bikes

The health and fitness of children at Rowandale Primary School, Manurewa will be boosted with the help of 15 bikes ...

Fifteen bikes will soon have Rowandale School pupils on the road to improved health and fitness.

'I want to show my girls they can do anything'

Gendi Dwight starts her fitness journey with Total Sport.

Bad habits crept back into Gendi's life and she put on weight. Now, she's vowing to get fit again - the healthy way.

Sea change for yacht club

Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust chairman Mark Taylor, general manager Andrew Brookland and trustee Matt Woodley ...

The tide is turning for one of Auckland's oldest yacht clubs as a new $13 million marine facility comes to shore.

Have a plan for Round the Bays

Round the Bays Running Club trainer Johnathan Tait from Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre.

Have a race plan - fitness instructor's tips for Round the Bays.

Teen strives to make NZ water polo team

Morgan McDowall trials for the New Zealand senior water polo team.

Youngest ever qualifying teen strives to meet senior standards.

Janaye's unstoppable in the pool

Janaye Burns came away with eight medals, three Counties Manukau records and nine personal bests on the weekend.

Janaye Burns is a young swimming star who continues to shine.

Can't catch Kibblewhite

Red Beach's Thomas Kibblewhite competing in the Barrett Homes New Zealand Longboard and SUP Open.

Red Beach surfer Thomas Kibblewhite returned to the winners podium for the second straight national event.

Finding NZ's mini golf champ video

New Zealand mini golf champion Bobby Hart is gearing up for next month's New Zealand Minigolf Open.

Players lining up to take part in the inaugural New Zealand Minigolf Open with dreams of heading to World Championships.

Big season ahead for Kumeu

Kumeu (green and black) pack down in a scrum against North Shore in 2006.

Kumeu Rugby Club looking four a top four finish in their first season back.

Ridden thinks overseas players have raised bar

Southern United's Andrew Ridden in action in the Stirling Sports Premiership football competition.

Southern United's Andrew Ridden thinks that overseas players have improved the quality of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Kiwis brace for new football laws

Referee P Linney warns Hamilton Wanderers Jack Salter in the Stirling Sports Premiership.

Kiwi footballers are set to catch a break this winter season with a host of new FIFA laws.

Cricket captain retires after 15 years

Auckland Hearts captain Victoria Lind has called an end to a 15-year cricketing career.

Victoria Lind's impressive career is coming to a close after 116 matches as captain for the Auckland Hearts.

Mad Butcher: RTS shows promise

Graham Lowe is using his connections to help students at the Manukau Institute of Technology's School of Sport.

Just like last week, when I cautioned that one trial loss did not mean much, one trial win, doesn't mean much either.

Cornwall make third-straight final

Cornwall's Shastryn Nair helped guide his side to a semifinal victory over North Shore in the Jeff Crowe Cup.

The Jeff Crowe Cup is within reach for Cornwall yet again.

Why do New Zealanders play sport?

Birkenhead College first XV player Timothy Webster-Vidiri says rugby is his first love.

Sports-mad Kiwis offer their thoughts.

McCartney vaulting into Britomart

Rio 2016 bronze medalist Eliza McCartney will grace the Atrium in Britomart on Wednesday night in a one-off street pole ...

Olympic bronze medalist Eliza McCartney being put to the test in downtown Auckland on Wednesday.

NZIHL responds to backlash

West Auckland Admiral's Tom Tracy goes past the Botany Swarm's Jamie Lawrence.

The New Zealand Ice Hockey League has confirmed it will have a livestream in 2017 after dumping its previous provider.

City beat Wanderers, again

Auckland City's Emiliano Tade (right) is congratulated on scoring against Hamilton Wanderers.

A second win over Hamilton Wanderers in the space of four days has left Auckland City on top of the Stirling Sports Premiership.

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