Sport

Hillier shows golfing class

A final round of 67 left Daniel Hillier 12 shots clear of his New Zealand team-mate Ryan Chisnall in the Wellington ...

Wellington's top golfer tunes up for Asia-Pacific amateur with big win in 72-hole strokeplay.

Capital fair at NHL

Benedict van Woerkom, left, impressed for Capital in this year's NHL.

The men feel they underperformed, while the women saw improvement in their game.

Teenage 'keeper in Nix mix

Wellington Phoenix academy goalkeeper Keegan Smith started for the first team in a pre-season match on Saturday.

Lewis Italiano has the inside running, but he has plenty of competition for the Wellington Phoenix starting goalkeeping position.

More racetrack troubles

Windsor Park Plate winner Gingernuts is giving his ownership team plenty of spice.

Our racing reporters revisit the main talking points from the week's racing on both sides of the Tasman.

Harbour, Midlands win NHL titles

North Harbour's Cory Bennett celebrates the win over Auckland on Sunday.

High drama for North Harbour men as they roll Auckland, while it was slightly easier for Midlands in the women's final.

Orcas' Otago embarrassment

David Saumolia scored one of the Orcas' three tries but it wasn't enough as Otago upset them in Dunedin.

Otago secure first league win over Wellington since 1928, to leave Orcas stranded in division two.

Wellington pummel Waikato

Sam Lousi scoring for Wellington against Waikato.

Ruthless Lions score five tries to one and pile more misery on Mooloos with dominant display in Hamilton.

Auckland to face Harbour

Auckland's goalkeeper Devon Manchester and Hamish McGeorge successfully defend a chance from Capital's Benedict van Woerkom.

Both National Hockey League men's semifinals finished 2-1, with the northern rivals set to clash.

NZR tackles homophobia video

New Zealand Rugby boss, Steve Tew, wants to create an inclusive environment where players can openly "express their ...

There's never been an openly gay All Black, but that could change with NZR's more inclusive attitude, says Steve Tew.

Northland to play Midlands in final

Northland celebrate their win over North Harbour on Friday night.
National Hockey League

Two late goals secured Northland a place in Sunday's National Hockey League women's decider, while Midlands eased past Auckland.

Cooking the golden goose

In total, less than 18,000 spectators attended the Wellington Sevens across both days - the stadium's capacity is 32,500.

Sevens organisers were in a losing battle for an event Wellington had fallen out of love with.

Cricket Wellington staff in limbo

Cricket Wellington chief executive Cam Mitchell.

Cuts loom as Cricket Wellington announces 'new operating model and culture'.

Hype horses to deliver

Gingernuts is a much better chance on Saturday than he was in the Tarzino Trophy.

Don't believe the hype... well actually, we think you should in the Windsor Park Plate.

Family ties for Signify

Kate Cowan is congratulated by her father Snookie following Nashville's Winter Cup victory.

Mum owns, Dad trains and their daughter rides, it's a family day out with Group I sprinter.

Chasing the Gold trail

Classy filly Astor is a $4 favourite for the Gold Trail Stakes.

Smart filly likely to start favourite but it is her toughest test yet.

College Sport

Pram among hockey heavyweights

The Paraparaumu College first XI hockey team which came fifth at the 2017 Rankin Cup in Hamilton in September.

Paraparaumu College lost just once at the national tournament, to eventual champions Christ's College.

Netballers to foot it with the best

Sacred Heart Senior A Netball team; rear: Charity Polu (16), back row: Shaunee Mahuika (16), Bridie Burns (17), Nicola ...

Netball team bound for nationals championships for the first time in six years after stellar season.

East made to work for title

The national secondary schools underwater hockey championship-winning Wellington East Girls' College team.

Wellington East Girls' College played more overtime than normal minutes in their national underwater hockey final, before finally prevailing.

Swimmers in the medals

Raumati Raptors swimmers Hannah Huria, 12, and Noah Ireland-Spicer, 10, both won overall for their age groups.

Raumati Raptors haul 79 medals from Wellington Short Course Champs.

Tawa Tigers' female cub

Olivia is coached by Sian Beardsmore (nee Law), who was the first NZ woman wrestler to go to the Commonwealth Games.

She's also the only girl on her rugby team.

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