Sport

Grant feared for future

Silver Ferns defender Katrina Grant has a fresh appreciation for representing her country after the turmoil of April's ...

Katrina Grant has bounced back from the darkest chapter in Silver Ferns history and has a fresh appreciation for representing her country.

Five-year deal for Wellington teen

Wellington utility Billy Proctor has signed a five-year deal with the Hurricanes - the longest in franchise history.

Promising Wellington back Billy Proctor offered the longest deal in Hurricanes history.

Moulding a Kiwi Messi: Ole

The Western Suburbs team pose for a photo before the Chatham Cup final.

How one of NZ's premier football academies is hoping to unearth a global superstar.

When passion is palpable video

Kenji Nishi shows off some of the All Blacks memorabilia which sits pride of place at the New Zealand Friendship ...

Meet Kenji Nishi - one of the All Blacks' biggest supporters you've likely never heard of.

Council serves $1m for tennis

Wellington City Council's grants subcommittee voted to approve $1m in funding for the centre that hosts national and ...

One of the country's best tennis facilities is set to get public funding for a multi-million dollar revamp.

'Unprecedented demand' for RWC tickets video

The Richie McCaw-led All Blacks triumphed 34-17 over the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham, ...

The Japanese showpiece kicks off in a year, but there's still time to follow the All Blacks push for a threepeat.

Your guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup video

The All Blacks will be hoping to repeat scenes like this from the 2015 Rugby World Cup when the Webb Ellis trophy is put ...

A year tomorrow, Japan will become the first Asian nation to host a Rugby World Cup. So what can All Blacks fans expect?

New pitcher for Black Sox

Ben Watts has forced his way into the Black Sox squad after impressive pitching performances for Papanui and Canterbury ...

Mark Sorenson hails the Black Sox's depth after promoting young players.

Kiwi scores Portugal move

New Zealand under-20 international Ollie Whyte has signed for Portuguese club Rio Ave.

Wellington teen hoping to emulate Tyler Boyd's feats after signing with Portuguese club Rio Ave.

Savea's wife blasts Toulon video

Julian Savea and wife Fatima after his 100th game for the Hurricanes in 2017 (file photo).

Fatima Savea can "feel Julian's pain" as his French club team "doesn't know how to pass".

Fan confronts scuffling Savea video

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Trespassing spectator at French match takes aim at Julian Savea: "You do not touch my brother."

Blade Thomson eyes Scotland cap

Former Hurricanes backrower Blade Thomson attempts to break a tackle in the 2018 Super Rugby semifinal against the Crusaders.

Kiwi forward says he 'would be lying' if he denied he had thought about representing Scotland.

Vito inspires French club

Victor Vito (C), pictured in a 2016 game for La Rochelle, set up a snappy try in the latest round of Top 14 rugby.

Kiwi captain leads by example in bonus point victory for La Rochelle in Top 14 rugby.

Viagogo All Black tickets a no-go

Two rugby fans missed out on watching the All Blacks' narrow loss to South Africa after buying bogus tickets from online ...

Another big-ticket event, another disgruntled Viagogo customer - this time hitting All Blacks fans.

Skipper still learning the ropes video

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has never beaten the All Blacks.

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi admits he's still got a lot to learn.

College Sport

Fluffy arrow now a favourite

The New Zealand junior women's archery team from left, Katie Ellis (silver), Julia Harrison (gold), and Caitlin ...

Young Hutt archer overcomes long odds to win Oceania bronze.

Three generations of softball reps

Denva, 18, left, and Sage Shaw-Tait, 16, are continuing their family's silver fern tradition.

Lower Hutt siblings were born to play softball with their family's long history of involvement in the sport

In the pink, after puck change video

Belle Burdon has been invited to trial for New Zealand, despite an eye condition that left her unable to see the puck ...

Belle Burdon aims to play for New Zealand, despite a chronic eye condition.

Kī-o-rahi teams do battle

Dayton Thompson from Felding High School takes aim at the tupu during the Manawatu secondary schools kī-o-rahi ...

Three teams from Manawatū kī-o-rahi tournament bound for nationals.

Basketball referee project a winner

Celebrating their innovation in sport are college basketball referees Mason Wildon (St Pat's Silverstream), left, Imogen ...

Upper Hutt and St Pat's Silverstream colleges win Secondary Schools Sports Council innovation award.

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