Millar wins final jnr title

Zac Millar

BEN STRANG - Kapiti Observer

Zac Millar has capped his junior squash career with victory in the New Zealand Junior National Squash Championships in Napier.

Teen cyclist has Tour chance

BEN STRANG - Kapiti Observer

A teenage wildcard from Kapiti has been tipped as one of the big hopes in Sunday's Tour of Waikanae cycle race.

H-K lose narrowly to Wanganui


Horowhenua-Kapiti coughed up a 10-point lead to lose 28-24 to Wanganui in Saturday's Heartland Championship match at the Levin Domain.

Jennings wins NZ boxing title


Rebecca Jennings has won the elite women's light-welterweight New Zealand boxing title after dominating Queenstown's Elizabeth Regan in Auckland on Friday.

Opinion: H-K deserve respect

BEN STRANG - Horowhenua Mail

OPINION: Horowhenua Kapiti deserve supporters respect, not misguided insults, writes BEN STRANG.

Heartland season down to the wire

Michael Tambour

Horowhenua-Kapiti's Heartland Championship season comes down to their match against Whanganui in Levin this weekend, with anything less than a win meaning it will be all but over.

Radio Sport will miss Telfer

brendan telfer

OPINION: It's a disappointing sign of the way sports media is heading that Brendan Telfer has to leave his radio slot at the end of the year.

Uniforms give Fatales the edge


Horowhenua Mail

It was third time lucky for Horowhenua's Whenua Fatales roller derby team with victory in this month's local derby.

H-K struggle after slow start

Heartland Kapiti v Buller

Horowhenua-Kapiti again paid for a slow start in the Heartland Championship, losting 19-15 to Buller on Saturday.

The America's Cup con job

America's Cup

OPINION: I've been trying to work out why New Zealanders got so swept up in the America's Cup over the past month

H-K beaten in frustrating match

Junior Togia

Horowhenua-Kapiti endured a frustrating match on Saturday, and were beaten 22-15 by Wairarapa Bush.

H-K win under pressure

Heartland H-K

To play poorly and still win is often the sign of a good side, and that looks to be the case for Horowhenua Kapiti's Heartland Championship team this year.

Making a run for it

Kapiti cricket

Catching a cricket ball on the boundary isn't the same as bringing down a bomb in rugby - unless you're Christian Cullen.

Nadal's record as good as any

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has been a credit to the game, always quick to praise an opponent, but is strangely under-rated.

Selby-Rickit pivotal in win


Otaki's Te Paea Selby-Rickit has won gold with the New Zealand Under-21 netball team at the World Youth Netball Championships in Scotland.

Politics still rule at the Olympics


OPINION: The International Olympic Committee is about to make another blunder.

Politics still rule at the Olympics


OPINION: The International Olympic Committee is about to make another blunder.

Technology helps beat H-K


Technology played a vital role in Mid Canterbury’s 13-9 Heartland Championship victory over Horowhenua Kapiti in Levin on Saturday.

Inaugural indoor season wraps


Kapiti Observer

Paraparaumu took out the title on Sunday afternoon to become the first division 1 cricket champs at the Paraparaumu centre which opened this year.

Geared up to endure the heat


BEN STRANG - Kapiti Observer

By day, Aaron Harris lays concrete kerbs. By night - at least, next Saturday night - he will be racing around Spain's famous Catalunya racetrack at more than 200kmh.

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