Wellington in frame for NRL expansion

A fairly good crowd turned up the last time the Warriors played in Wellington.

Wellington could have an NRL team by 2023 as the league looks at adding more sides.

Nix training like they lost video

Phoenix defender Steven Taylor, right, fights for the ball with Sydney's Rhyan Grant.

Phoenix "doing the extras" as they shoot for their first back-to-back wins since April 2017.

Basin facelift in full swing

The new players' pavilion at the Basin Reserve is ready to go for Saturday's first test.

The shiny new Basin Reserve pavilion is ready. Now the countdown begins for the Museum Stand's major overhaul.

Bowling champs take to the world stage video

Teen tenpin bowlers Devan Sahayam, 16, left, Ash Ball, 19, and Clare Sahayam, 17, have all been selected to represent ...

Three teens are ready to knock down their competition on the international stage of tenpin bowling.

Canterbury clinch semifinal berth

Olive Tapu gets congratulations from Canterbury manager Kate Turner after their 3-2 win over Wellington in Christchurch.

Canterbury trailed in four matches at halfway but recovered to beat Wellington 3-2 in the feature clash.

Early excitement at interprovincials

Canterbury celebrate victory on day one of the women's golf interprovincials in Christchurch.

Close finishes order of the day at women's interprovincials as Wellington take early lead.

From a wheelchair to ocean swimming video

Jessica Johnstone, 8, had hip dysplasia when she was a baby and underwent surgery to put plates in to help mould her hips.

Eight-year-old Jessica Johnstone brushed off hip surgery to start ocean swimming.

Hearts, Hinds stay unbeaten

Opener Lauren Down starred with the bat for the Auckland Hearts over the weekend against the Northern Spirit.

Auckland and Central make it four from four in women's 50-over competition and look early favourites for title.

Mary Fisher: Athlete to activist video

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National Portrait on Mary Fisher, a blind Paralympic swimmer and disability advocate.

Mary Fisher has retired from swimming, but she has new goals.

How Hawke's Bay got its groove back

Mark Ozich didn't set out to be a coach; he just wanted to keep be involved with rugby.

Coaching a rugby team starts and ends with relationships, says Hawke's Bay coach Mark Ozich.

Tall Blacks depth impresses video

Tall Blacks Reuben Te Rangi (left), Tom Abercrombie and Tom Vodanovich enjoy a laugh during their rout of Jordan in ...

Tall Blacks depth shines through in win over Jordan, leaving coach Paul Henare with plenty to ponder next year.

Comeback keeps Wellington afloat

New Zealand rep Kerry Mountcastle helped bring it home for Wellington on day three of the national interprovincial in ...

Wellington's Kerry Mountcastle came from three down at the 12th to win and keep his province in the semifinal race.

NZ Para swim star retires video

Mary Fisher has already won gold in the women's 100m backstroke S11.

World record-breaker Mary Fisher has swum her last competitive race.

Defending champions toppled

Tyler Wood, No 1 for Manawatū-Whanganui, led them to a memorable start to the national men's interprovincial at ...

After finishing last a year ago, Manawatū-Whanganui ran hot on day one and upset the defending champs.

Home is away for Firebirds

Andrew Fletcher, Hamish Bennett and the  Wellington Firebirds have had a bit to celebrate at the Basin Reserve but they ...

For the second time in three seasons, Wellington give up home playoff advantage with the Basin Reserve already booked.

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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