Motoring

Bike riders brace for another exciting series

Brace yourselves for another exciting motorcycle competition, up and down hills, across tree roots and under the shade of branches, when the 2024 edition of... Read More

Rising Tauranga kart racer

At 9 years old, Tauranga kart racer Nico Thomasen is showing a lot of potential and a bright future. Nico's mum, Shannon Thomasen, says he is undecided about... Read More

Revs rise for the 2024 Suzuki International Series

The revs are starting to build with massive support arriving and overseas interest being shown ahead of the 2024 Suzuki International Series. The popular... Read More

Fast cars, no problems

With months of planning in the lead-up to the event, our staff were well prepared for all possible eventualities of such a big event, but in the end the only... Read More

Taupō Super400 cements a place on the calendar

The Taupō Super400 looks set to become a permanent feature of the Supercars Championship calendar with the town impressing all those involved. Supercars... Read More

Where are you most likely to pass a driving test?

A driving expert does not believe it is easier to pass a practical driver's licence test in rural areas. According to data released by Waka Kotahi New... Read More

BOP Mustang owners go for a spin

The original Ford Mustang of 1964 was named after a wild, some say feral, horse found in the USA. Ford Mustangs - new and vintage - continue to be celebrated... Read More

No Way In Hell extreme enduro premier

Ever been told to 'go to Hell”? This is probably the place they meant ... the No Way In Hell extreme enduro, and it's happening this weekend. It is... Read More

Wrapping up the Yamaha cross-country series

The 2024 Yamaha New Zealand Cross-country Championships wrap up with back-to-back races at different venues in the south-east of the North Island over the Easter... Read More

BOP rider wins NZ title on new bike

Bay of Plenty's Callum Dudson has been crowned the New Zealand cross-country motorcycling champion for 2024 after a busy weekend of racing in the south-east... Read More

BOP rider wins motocross battle, but not the war

Bay of Plenty's Mitch Rees won the battle, but Australian Ant West won the war in this season's New Zealand Superbike Championships. Weather played a large... Read More

Soild display at motorcross championships

Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper is back where he belongs, king of the castle in the fiercely fought national MX2 motocross class. The defending national MX2 champion... Read More