Where league star learnt 'tackle'

Kiwis fullback and Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck poses with pupils of his old Mayfield Primary School in Otara on ...

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck returns to Mayfield School and the corner of the field where he and his mates flouted the rules.

Ref pushes boundaries

Referee Natarsha Ganley officiating in the Farah Palmer Cup rugby match in 2016.

Woman rugby referee takes control of men's game.

Thirty for Amazing Chase

Group I NZ Breeders' Stakes winner Thrilling Flo has been nominated for the Amazing Chase.

Greyhound bosses thrilled with level of nominations for new match-racing series.

Basketball court a long-shot

Adam Singer, 15, with mum Ashia Ismail-Singer have been waiting years for a basketball court in Milford Reserve.

Tenacious mum faces another block after pressing Auckland Council for four years to get a local court for her basketball-mad son.

60 years old, breaking records

Christine Adamson is breaking records on the athletics track at age 60, after picking up competitive running just one ...

Christine Adamson started running competitively a year ago - at the ripe age of 60. Now she's breaking records.

Sport: Tuivasa-Sheck visits old school

Mayfield Primary School pupils talking rugby league stuff with school legend Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Mayfield Primary School legend Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and pupils had the time of their lives when Kiwi and Vodafone Warriors captained dropped by his old Otara school last week, as these pictures show. 

Sport: RTS backs campaign

Rugby league superstar Roger Tuivasa-Schek is urging teachers to sign up for the Rugby League World Cup Education ...

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck often imagined himself running into the test arena along side the Kiwis as a child.

Famous reunion 40 years in making

The infamous 1977 Auckland rugby league team which beat Australia, Great Britain, and France.

An Auckland league team who beat Australia, Great Britain, and France will link up again for the first time in 40 years.

Rifles and Eden contest trophy

Eden Rugby's James Rutherford fends off an opponent during his side's clash with Manukau.

It's the game of the round as College Rifles and Eden meet in Auckland Rugby's premier competition.

School dominates running champs

Joseph Clark, left, and Murdoch McIntyre, centre, are two of Westlake Boys High School's senior runners.

Westlake Boys High School has developed a running culture that keeps turning out champions.

Tribulietx re-signs with Auckland City

Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx is thrown in the air after Auckland City defeated Team Wellington 3-0.

The manager who has led Auckland City to the top of New Zealand football, has announced he'll stay.

Sports: Stingrays' dominance unchallenged

The Rod Ratu coached Counties Manukau Stingrays has won the women's national rugby league championship for a seventh time.

The Counties Manukau Stingrays are champions of New Zealand women's rugby league, again.

Whipping up plans to beat the competition video

Robbie Hollander is heading to the UK to challenge the best egg throwers and catchers in the world.

Dairy Flat teen poaches national egg throwing title, and goes on to have a crack world title.

Sport: Bowlers mourn Chris Salesa

The East Tamaki Bowling Club team, front from left, Ivan Frisken, Malcolm Wright and Chris Salesa, back, from left, ...

East Tamaki Bowling Club has lost it's greatest champion and bowls, one it's genuine nice guys.

Sailor follows idol's course

Sebastian Lardies and sailing partner Scott McKenzie aboard their 29er boat.

Sebastian Lardies was surprised at the names engraved on a sailing trophy he recently won.

Patumahoe paving way to finals berth

Te Kohanga took on Weymouth in Premier 3 action.

Teams drop out of finals contention as regular season reaching conclusion in McNamara Cup.

Mad Butcher: Busy week ahead

Sir Peter Leitch, the Mad Butcher, and his wife Janice.

OPINION: This one is shaping as a big week for the old Butcher.

Brothers go separate ways

Brothers Lepa Toa, left, and Star Toa attend different schools, play different sports, but are both looking to become ...

It'll either be the All Blacks or the NRL for the Toa brothers.

A day in the life of broadcaster Bernadine Oliver-Kerby

Bernadine Oliver-Kerby, centre, and Vilimaina Davu, right, at the World Netball Championships final in Kingston, ...

Each week we ask a well-known New Zealander to share a photo memory.

Accolade swings way of baseball legend

John Fellet with a number of players he's coached down the years, at Baseball New Zealand's awards evening.

Sky TV boss John Fellet is the second inductee into Baseball New Zealand's hall of fame.

Chloes reunite on football field

Forrest Hill Milford captain Chloe Wilson, left, with Chloe Knott who splits her playing time between the United States ...

Women's Knockout Cup holders, Forrest Hill Milford, won't let go of the silverware easily.

Navigating to third in the world

Baradene's junior girls orienteering team. From left, Anna Duston, Chelsea Oliver, Lucy Burrell, Penelope Salmon, Petra ...

Baradene's junior girls shocked the field to finish third at the orienteering world champs.

All Black stars visit Starship

Kids from Starship Hospital get their photo with some of the All Blacks.

Kids at Auckland's Starship Hospital received some very special guests this morning.

The legacy of Lydia Ko's principal

Pinehurst School began in an empty horse paddock in what was then a rural part of Auckland.

Sherida Penman Walters started with a horse paddock and built the school that educated Lydia Ko.

Football partnership bridges the gap

Football clubs work towards inclusion with new partnerships.

Football clubs and the community are working together to break down barriers.

East premiers still in control of comps

Howick Hornet Luke Armiger bursts through the defence of the Papakura Sea Eagles, in his side's resounding 34-16 victory ...

Hornets lance the champs, Fencibles roll on their winning way, and Pakuranga and East Tamaki get over losses out west.

Manu Samoa prepare to face All Blacks video

Aupito William Sio with Manu Samoa's head coach Namulaulu Alama Ieremia and its assistant physiotherapist Akbar Bhamji ...

In a battle between Manu Samoa and the All Blacks, which team will Samoan Kiwis root for?

Mystics defeat Magic in thriller

Michaela Sokolich-Beatson kept the pressure on the Magic with a strong defensive effort.

Only one point could separate the Mystic and Magic in one of the best games this season.

Sport: Sea Eagles get stung

Papakura's Francis Toetu is tackled by the Howick defense.

Papakura Sea Eagles suffered a 34-16 loss to the Howick Hornet on Saturday in the Fox Memorial match-up at Paparoa Park in Howick. 

NZ's first racket sport museum opens

Former New Zealand badminton champions Jeff Robson, left, Heather Robson, centre, and Richard Purser have opened up the ...

Thanks to three former NZ champions, badminton now has its very own museum.

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