Sport: Nuuausala backs sister all the way

Frank-Paul Nuuausala is excited about his sister Annetta's Kiwi Ferns debut.

Canberra Raiders forward Frank-Paul Nuuausala is thrilled to see his little sister follow in his footsteps and represent New Zealand.

The next Steven Adams?

Callum McRae is one of five young Kiwis heading to the NBA's Basketball Without Borders camp in Australia next month.

Callum McRae, who is just 1cm shorter than Steven Adams, is one of five Kiwis selected for NBA camp.

Paddler followed by shark

The friendly motivator is believed to have been a bronze whaler.

The bronze whaler was as big as Louise Aitken's three metre board but she "wasn't over the top scared".

New "out-and-out" No 10 growing at University rugby

Tyrone Elkington-MacDonald hits the line in University's 23-13 win over Papatoetoe on April 16.

Tyrone Elkington-MacDonald is proving integral for the University premier rugby squad in 2016.

Childhood acquaintances bound for Rotterdam

Amy Mills and Lexi Kerr say their bond makes a strenuous sport much easier.

Two childhood acquaintances have become fellow representative oarswomen.

Ryan de Vries' clean sweep

Ryan De Vries has had a magic season with Auckland City FC.

A golden year on the field for the talented striker has been recognised.

Northlander makes Holden Cup debut

Northlander Caleb Aekins came off the bench to make his Holden Cup debut for the Penrith Panthers.

Caleb Aekins was part of the under 20 Penrith side which thrashed the Raiders 74-10.

Titirangi rider is now an Elite

BMX rider Michael Bias of North Harbour BMX Club.

BMX rider Michael Bias will represent New Zealand in the world champs as an Elite rider.

Slow season start for Eden

Eden's Sione Katoa attempts to break through the Ponsonby defence.

The Eden premier rugby side has yet to find its form this season.

Marist softballers prepare for world stage

Daniel Chapman and Joseph Kohlhase will swap blue for black when they head to the United States in July.

Jospeh Kohlhase and Daniel Chapman are set to compete at the pinnacle of world junior softball.

Kiwi teams on fire video

Matt Proctor celebrates a try with Cory Jane and the reserves during the Hurricanes 50-17 thrashing of the Lions in ...

Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.

Howlett heads for Hotspurs

Ryan Howlett (right) competes with Central United's James Hoyt in a 2015 match.

Ryan Howlett never imagined five-a-side football would be his ticket to play at an English Premier League ground.

College Rifles on a roll

College Rifles' Kaituu Kaufana penetrates the Pakuranga defence.

College Rifles are looking to become a formidable force in Auckland rugby this season.

Roosters romp over the Ponies

Taylor Herbert works his way through the Ponsonby defence on Saturday.

Going into Saturday's Sharman Cup match both the Ponsonby Ponies and the Te Atatu Roosters were unbeaten.

Queen's honour for Woodcock's try video

Tony Woodcock receives a few words from the Governor General.

Humbled but proud - All Blacks, a super shearer and a Dame are honoured.

Around the grounds with Jeremy Ruane

Three Kings' Hannah Robert tangles with Claudelands Rovers' Tiana Hill.

Some big wins have sent a few warning shots across the divisions in the early stages of the NRFL football season.

Real estate agent throws some punches

Helen Kay is preparing for her first ever boxing fight after having only picked up the sport in February.

Helen Kay is preparing to take some bruises in the name of a cause close to home.

Warriors player "waterboy" of the day gallery video

Warriors playmaker Shaun Johnson signs autographs for children after performing his duties as waterboy on Saturday.

Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson said it wouldn't be the last time he ran water this season.

'Southsiders Waterboi' dazzles video

Warriors playmaker Shaun Johnson performs his duties as waterboy for the Manurewa Marlins under-10s.

Shaun Johnson usually thrills crowds with the ball - on Saturday all he needed was a water bottle.

Football clubs refusing to pay bill

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell says his club will ignore an invoice from 2014.

Three of Auckland's premier football clubs are refusing to budge on an invoice from Auckland Football.

Best ever Auckland rugby players

Jonah Lomu takes on Emile Ntamack in a test between the All Blacks and France at Lancaster Park, Christchurch in 1994.

As the Blues struggle through another Super Rugby season, we rank the greatest Auckland players ever.

Quiet Assassin defends his title video

Left, current NZNBF middleweight champion Ivana Siau with coach and former professional boxer Bruce Glozier of Glozier ...

A disaster that shook a village is motivation for shaking the boxing ring.

Highlanders on notice v Sharks

Flanker Elliot Dixon returns from a head injury to enable the Highlanders to field their first choice loose forward trio ...

Jamie Joseph demands improvements after loss in Brisbane leaves Super Rugby champions red-faced.

Auckland top for sport

Events like the Cricket World Cup 2015 semifinal between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park boosted Auckland's ...

NZ's biggest city named best medium-sized sports centre in the world.

Mt Roskill student bound for Halberg Games

Sport has improved Bhakti Patel's debilitating condition.

Despite suffering a stroke as a child, Bhakti Patel is now a competitive athlete.

University rugby full of promise for 2016

University captain Kurt Eklund gains some metres.

The Auckland University premier rugby side are again looking favourites for the Gallaher shield.

A new backstroke record

The delight on Gabrielle Fa'amausili's face is evident after she sets a new backstroke record at the Mayfair Pools New ...

Gabrielle Fa'amausili has broken the New Zealand record for under-16s across 100m.

Webster signs with Rangers

Corey Webster has signed to play for the Super City Rangers.

Shooting guard will prepare for Tall Blacks commitments by playing for Auckland-based NBL team.

Naholo's slower recovery video

Waisake Naholo's most recent run in Super Rugby, the All Blacks wing fractured a leg during this movement against the ...

Highlanders wing behind schedule in recovery from leg injury, but Ben Smith could be back to face Sharks.

Much to play for in NZ Junior Squash Open

Wellington Junior Open winners Jamie Oakley, left, and Waipu's Abbie Palmer are both seeded to take top honours in this ...

Great match ups expected as 180 junior squash players descend on Whangarei.

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