William Stedman is only 16, but he will run and jump at the Rio Paralympics, four years after he was trackside as a spectator in London.
Joseph Parker's next opponent says his bedridden ill mother is the inspiration behind his boxing career.
"Francis Douglas was turned away at the door. We just didn't have enough gear."
Know Decision looks top pick in St Leger
St Nicholas' netball team were meant to be rebuilding, but they have adapted quickly under a new coach.
Canterbury Rams to go with Justin Graham over Jamie Adams for second import spot.
Nemani Nadolo, the 130kg wing, has served his ban and is eager to return to work for the Crusaders.
NZ teams rightly dominate this week's Super Rugby rankings. But there are some South African surprises.
Already out of Blues clash, Crusader Sam Whitelock faces a race against time to recover for Wales visit.
Christ's College remain top of table in Crusaders schools competition.
Canterbury rugby wing Milford Keresoma is making a big impact with his new club, Sydenham.
Luke Whitelock re-signs with the Highlanders through to the end of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
"Team man'"Jordan Taufua signs on for another two years at the Crusaders.
Beauden Barrett's younger brother, Jordie, tipped for bright rugby future.
Silver medal at under-19 Asian championship for Alice Zeimann.
Richie Mo'unga has started the most games for the Crusaders in his debut season with the Christchurch club.
Canterbury United upbeat about Coey Turipa defection.
The Waitikiri Golf Club provided both teams for the Canterbury weekend women's golf interclub final.
Pioneer continue to set pace in Canterbury premier basketball.
The top seeds came through to take the men's and women's titles at the South Island Open squash championships on Sunday.
New Brighton do their homework to pass University
Another Australian Harness Jewels invite pulls the pin.
Easy victory for NSW Swifts over Mainland Tactix.
Schoolgirl striker Maddie Wotton grabbed four goals for Marist in the Canterbury premier women's hockey league.
The 13th round action did not impact significantly the New Zealand conference.
Coach John Brown rated nine-man Cashmere Technical's win over Ferrymead Bays as his proudest moment at the club.
"My God, when he hits, he hits hard"
Crusaders left wing Nemani Nadolo has served his four-week suspension for a tip-tackle.
Oaks winning filly big chance in Harness Jewels but no sure thing.
Favourite goes down in wet Preakness Stakes