Tasman talisman Marty Banks is hoping to go out in style in his 40th and final game for the Makos.
One year out, ex-Kiwis coach Frank Endacott and mayor Leanne Dalziel can't wait for Christchurch's 2017 Rugby League World Cup games.
It's fair to say Tasman Makos prop Tim Perry hasn't had a great deal of luck against Canterbury.
Kiwi Hayden Paddon is hoping his sixth time at Wales Rally GB could produce a podium finish.
One man who has followed the Tasman Makos' march to the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup final closer than most is the side's longest-serving coach, Kieran Keane.
Tasman and Canterbury will square off in the latest edition of their intense rivalry in Saturday's premiership rugby final.
Elite snowboarders and skiers train at the spring camp in Wanaka.
Having a $1.90 favourite for the New Zealand Trotting Cup might be exciting but it makes for an agonising wait.
Alex Ridsdale had the honour of scoring Tasman United's first goal in their 2-2 draw with Canterbury United.
Canterbury's clash with Central Districts is critically poised on the start of the final day at Hagley Oval.
Papanui has won their second Nelson Open softball tournament title after a tense tiebreaker finish at Saxton Field.
Talented league prospect has been snapped up by Aussie NRL club after just three games.
Tim Rush is heading into the Tour of Southland in some strong form.
Former Black Cap Todd Astle scored 195 and took two wickets to kickstart Canterburys' Plunket Shield cricket campaign.
Coach Willy Gerdsen felt "a debatable penalty'' cost Canterbury United victory in their national football league opener.
Canterbury will have a shot at winning an eighth NPC title in nine years in Christchurch next weekend.
Brothers Jordie and Scott Barrett had All Black selection and a Mitre 10 Cup semifinal win to celebrate on Sunday.
A big name delivered on the big stage - Paul Ifill's equaliser gave Tasman United a point on their national football debut.
Former Black Cap all-rounder Chris Harris was at it again on Saturday as Sydneham bounced back from a poor first day.
A University of Canterbury sport scientist has created an app that could change how some of NZ's best cricketers practice bowling.
Errors cost South Canterbury big time against an abrasive Buller outfit in Meads Cup semi.
Defending champions Wanganui will take on the country's smallest union, Buller, in the final.
Tough call coming up for Matt Cameron ahead of 2000 Guneas.
Phoenix legend Paul Ifill will lead Tasman United into premiership unknown.
Men: 'Get your prostate checked', says ONZM award winner Steve Sumner.
South Canterbury should sneak past Buller on Saturday to make the Meads Cup final.
The first Canterbury United-Tasman United football derby match will be held in Christchurch on Sunday.
North Otago cyclist Tim Rush leads the Calder Stewart Cycling Series, but he's all about helping his team mates out for the final event.
Stephen Hoyle is hoping to get among the goals to drive Canterbury United into the national football league playoffs.
Canterbury coach Scott Robertson demands improvement as the end of his tenure looms.