Clubs reduce carbon footprint

Palmerston North Golf Club is one of several Manawatu sports groups to benefit from a scheme aimed at cutting carbon ...

Bright new lights and recycling bins are the key to saving money and keeping club grounds clean.

Two tons for Wilson

Otago opening batsman Brad Wilson has made a stellar start to the first class season with consecutive centuries.

 Otago opening batsman Brad Wilson scored consecutive hundreds against Central Districts.

Perrett battles through sickness at Kona

Feilding Ironman competitor Aimee Perrett.

Feilding triathlete Aimee Perrett put in an amazing effort at the world Ironman championships.

Manawatu pair to take on Australia

Manawatu's Tobias Wickham-Manuel, left, and Jahlon Katene-Governor have been selected in the New Zealand under-18 team ...

Manawatu has two New Zealand touch players.

Beatson bags quinella at Wairarapa

Maurice Beatson was in good form at the Wairarapa showjumping and show hunter championships in Masterton at the weekend.

Maurice Beatson was in good form at Wairarapa at the weekend.


Patel, Small get contracts

Navin Patel has picked up his first contract for Central Districts.

Manawatu bowlers Navin Patel and Bevin Small were the big winners of the second round of domestic contracts with both being picked up by Central Districts.

Boys High get win, but miss nationals

Braden Rowe hit 41 for Palmerston North Boys' High School before he was run out against Napier Boys' High School on Tuesday.

Jack Harris took five wickets as Palmerston North Boys' High School beat Napier Boys' High School by ___ runs in the second day of qualifiers for the national one day tournament.

Cricket world poorer for loss of Crowe

Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe, centre, visiting Palmerston North Boys' High School back in 2014.

Martin Crowe's long-time friend Derek Stirling says Crowe was a great player and good man.

Stags batsmen fighting hard

Stags left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel shouldered a heavy workload during Canterbury's second innings in their Plunket Shield ...

The Central Stags were fighting hard in their chase for 376 runs to beat Canterbury in their Plunket Shield cricket match in Nelson.

Manawatu overcomes possible upset

Mitch Renwick and his team's hopes of capitalising on their slim chance at the Hawke Cup were dashed by wooden-spoon ...

Manawatu were given a big surprise by Horowhenua-Kapiti.

rugby union

Cruden proves his worth

Aaron Cruden played most of the second half in the All Blacks' record breaking 18th-consecutive test win on Saturday night.

Anyone wondering why keeping Aaron Cruden in the country is important need look no further then the All Blacks' 37-10 win over the Wallabies on Saturday night.

Gibbins Turbos' best

Callum Gibbins, 28, had another strong season for the Manawatu Turbos.

In a week's time the Manawatu Turbos will host their 2016 end of season awards, so rugby writer Shaun Eade takes a look back on the campaign to decide who he thinks should walk away with the honours.

Buller upsets South Canterbury

Buller's  Penijamini Nabainivalu celebrates scoring a try with teammate Daniel Hytongue.

Defending champions Wanganui will take on the country's smallest union, Buller, in the final.

South Canty favoured in semi

South Canterbury halfback Nick Annear is back in form.

South Canterbury should sneak past Buller on Saturday to make the Meads Cup final.

Where the Turbos went wrong

Halfback Jamie Booth split time in the No 9 jersey with Kayne Hammington and Toby Morland which made building a ...

Rugby writer Shaun Eade takes a look at six factors which saw the Manawatu Turbos' season come to a premature end.

Lampp's sports comment

Turbos dip out

The chat between referee Brett Johnson and Callum Gibbins which proved so costly for the Turbos.

OPINION: Every year the Turbos get Manawatu rugby fans' hopes up.

Mighty Quinn has Manfeild's NZ Grand Prix in his crosshairs

Callum Gibbons was robbed, as were the Turbos last weekend.

Mogul wants to restore grand prix hoopla.

Win over Canterbury reignites Turbos' campaign

Jackson Hemopo, of the Turbos, is tackled by Canterbury full-back Jordie Barrett. The Turbos upset the Cantabs 19-13.

OPINION: Shame on the infidels who thought Cantabs would romp home.

Tatana shows honesty is the best policy in golf

Junior Tatana's honesty should be rewarded.

OPINION: Foxton golfer Junior Tatana's display of sportsmanship deserves a gong.

Manawatu Turbos let their best Shield chance in 21 years get away

Manawatu Turbos flanker Jackson Hemopo, left, and halfback Toby Morland, right, tackle Waikato prop Atu Moli in their ...

OPINION: That was one big chance gone begging for the Manawatu Turbos at Hamilton on Sunday.

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