Jets not about to join NBL exodus

The National Basketball League has lost two teams for next year, but the Manawatu Jets have vowed they're not going anywhere.

Henry tells kids: Run like Richie

Oroua school cluster students treated to a talk from former All Blacks coach Sir Graham Henry, who dropped in via helicopter.

9-year-old golf prodigy

Watch out Lydia Ko, there is an up and coming superstar eyeing your job.

Relaxed holders minus star bats

With the Hawke Cup already in the trophy cabinet, Manawatu coach Mike Mason is taking an relaxed approach to the season.

High-powered expat in field

Patrick Kelly hopes conditions at tomorrow's Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge resemble those of his adopted home country, rather than New Zealand's.

Pounded but positive

The Manawatu rep cricket team aren't panicking despite an eight-wicket thrashing at the hands of Wellington City.

Mixed fortunes for Stags

Central Districts were at their best and worst in their two Twenty20 games in Wellington at the weekend, with a big win and a big loss.

Oram called up to coach NZ A team

Smashing it

Another chance at the Shield

Horowhenua-Kapiti will get another crack at the prized Ranfurly Shield next year.

Rugby's winning season

It's been a surprisingly even season, though it looked like Canterbury were well out in front.

Super leg-up for Milner-Skudder

FitzGerald's leg injury mars victory

It must be Cruden over Barrett

So now we know that Aaron Cruden must be the All Blacks' starting first five-eighth in World Cup year.

Spinners bowling through full circle after 49 years

old boys A lineup for a photo taken at Palmerston North Boys' High School on Wednesday turned out to be an inadvertent piece of spin.

Playing our games

Few of us would have realised the World Masters Games have twice as many competitors as the Olympic Games.

Turbos might have been stressful as well as successful

Too many rules

Returning Hansen to job would be jumping the gun

It strikes me that Steve Hansen talking about signing on as All Blacks coach for an eternity after the World Cup is a bit presumptuous.

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