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Kelston prepare for semi-final

Kelston Boys High School, down but not out in the Auckland College Rugby League competition.

Kelston Boys' High have been narrowly edged 14-10 by St Pauls College.

Rich, but not rich enough

Lorde

Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

Auckland schoolboy rugby players shining after Blues camp

Mt Albert Grammar School First XV coach Geoff Moon and vice-captain Caleb Clarke.

Eight of Mt Albert Grammar School's First XV are ready to apply skills learned from a Blues development camp.

Steelers name 12 new players in squad

After Sevens duty at the Olympics, Sonny Bill Williams will return for Counties Manukau Steelers  squad duties in the ...

Steelers coaches Darryl Suasua, Grant Henson and Semo Sititi have announced their squad for the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup.

Peddle power wins title for Taniwha

The Taniwha team in Gosport, England. From left, Gerrit Becker, Stefan Jaeger, Iain Anderson, Ben Pocock, Chris Walker ...

 Six Kiwis trained relentlessly over the past year to propel the human-propelled submarine Taniwha to a photo finish.

Pt Chev Pirates preparing to defend ttitle

Pirates' Arden McCarthy gets the better of the Hornets' defence.

The Fox Memorial Shield defending champions are shaping up well for the do-or-die weeks of the season.

Bend it like Bel

Bel van Noorden faces a slide tackle by Catherine Pretty.

After snapping the ACL tendon in her knee during a match, soccer star Bel has won a scholarship to the US.

One Tree Hill teacher bound for Rio

Christine McKnight will head to the Rio 2016 Paralympic games as a tennis official.

Christine McKnight is set to umpire on the tennis courts of the Rio Paralympics in September.

Multi-million dollar revamp at club

Artist impression of what the new Orewa Surf Club will look like.

A multi million dollar revamp of the Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club is a step closer.

Grammar TEC book ticket for Gallaher Shield final

Grammar TEC's Corey Niwa.

Auckland Rugby's defending champs are headed to Eden Park this Saturday after defeating neighbouring rivals College Rifles.

Orewa to host surf lifesaving champs

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Orewa lifeguard Gauthier Boyer keeps an eye on and directs kids back to ...

Every motel in Orewa has already been booked up in preparation for the event.

Vandals rip up sports fields

House Park in Mangere has been severely damaged after joy-riding vandals ripped up the fields.

South Auckland sports teams are losing game time and morale as their grounds are vandalised.

Cleverley's Rio dream materialises

Daisy Cleverley playing for Eastern Suburbs on May 29.

The Eastern Suburbs footballer has arrived at the 2016 Olympics with the Football Ferns.

Takapuna camp ground victory gallery

Save Takapuna Beach Holiday Park organisers Jan Gopperth and Gavin Sheehan outside the Takapuna reserve land site they ...

Takapuna Holiday Park saved for now, as Yachting NZ abandons its application for a sailing facility.

Baseball beats brain surgery

Jaden Dawson is known for throwing consistent strikes over the plate.

Baseball sensation off to the world cup following emergency operation.

Costa trio return to New Zealand

The Costa brothers Nico, Ignacio and Rodrigo.

After a year of playing professional rugby in Europe the Costa brothers have returned to New Zealand to play together for Eden rugby.

'A celebration of diversity'

Heather Tanguay is organising Ethkick West, which will see different cultures fight it out on the field, including from ...

A new football tournament will give west Auckland's melting pot of ethnicity a chance to shine.

Ticket scalpers lose appeal

Two men have lost an appeal against their convictions for scalping tickets to the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Thousands of Rugby World Cup tickets under a house led to convictions.

Glendowie driver wins motorsport academy

Glendowie College student Jacob Smith, 17, is one of New Zealand's most promising young motorsport drivers.

Jacob Smith has won the 2016 New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy in Dunedin.

Hurricanes, Highlanders the big winners

Beauden Barrett caps the Hurricanes' record 35-10 victory over the Crusaders with an intercept try in the dying stages ...

Super Rugby's finals series has been confirmed - and last year's finalists are the winners in New Zealand conference

Cops to police ref abuse

Police say they're hoping to encourage goodwill on the sidelines at junior sports.

Cops could soon be patrolling junior sports matches to stop spectators abusing referees from the sidelines.

Wellington girls claim U19 netball crown

Wellington's Mila Reulelu-Buchanan, left, beats Auckland's Eseta Tupu to the ball during Thursday's Netball NZ under-19 ...

Substitutes continue the momentum as Wellington surge home to beat Auckland in Netball NZ under-19 championships final.

Pioneering days over

Going it alone; from feft Nick Leach and Glenn Wheeler of Kumeu Rugby Club, Rex Keane and Nick Mulvaney of Hellensville ...

The Pioneers came fourth in their inaugural season and took out the North Harbour competition the following year in 2012.

Speedway grandstand to go

The grandstand set to be demolished can hold up to 2000 people.

The grandstand at Auckland's Waikaraka Park speedway is set to be demolished in April 2017.

Silverware awaits College Rifles

Captain Hayden Edwards is tackled by Papatoetoe's Latiume Fosita on July 2.

The Remuera club have a huge weekend ahead as they challenge Ponsonby with three trophies on the line.

The best birthday ever?

Elizabeth Cui grew up in New Lynn.

When Elizabeth Cui jumps off the springboard in Rio it will really be her special day.

Magic advance to NZ final video

Holly Fowler of the Mystics attempts to intercept a pass meant for Magic shooter Ellen Halpenny.

They beat the Northern Mystics rather handily in the end on Sunday, but must now turn their focus to the Southern Steel.

Kiwi conference goes down to wire video

Chiefs run rampant: An eight-try romp over the Reds in Brisbane on Friday night protected top spot in the New Zealand ...

Four Kiwi teams in Super Rugby play-offs, home advantage still up for grabs

Mark Hunt doco in the works video

Mark Hunt will fight in Las Vegas this weekend.

Rialto's Pulse TV will air an exclusive documentary about the UFC fighter, who is scheduled to fight on July 10.

Mystics seize second life

Mystics mid-courter Kayla Cullen (right) says she never focuses solely on the player she is marking.

They only won three times during the regular season, but that doesn't matter now they're in the finals.

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