Scott-Young: rugby player & aspiring biotechnician

Angus Scott-Young proves that professional rugby and a university education can go hand in hand. Standing 6ft3 and weighing 113kg, you'd be hard-pressed... Read More

Olympics recap: A silver day for New Zealand

New Zealand has seen silver on Wednesday in Tokyo, with a medal in the women's double sculls rowing and the All Black Sevens losing to Fiji. A dominant... Read More

Magic appoint new coach after challenging season

Mary-Jane Araroa has been appointed as the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic’s new head coach for the 2022 ANZ Premiership. Araroa steps up from her... Read More

Exemption granted for Wallabies to enter NZ

The Australian rugby team is being granted an economic exemption to enter New Zealand ahead of the Bledisloe Cup on August 7. Travel between Australia... Read More

Bay of Plenty toasts Wilde‘s success

Eastern Bay of Plenty is able to lay claim to another Olympic medallist. Men's triathlon bronze medallist Hayden Wilde may live in Tauranga, but... Read More

A team like no other at games like no other

Wellingtonian swimmer Lewis Clareburt set the Tokyo Olympic pool abuzz last night with a sizzling personal best in his 400m individual medley heat. Lewis... Read More

Papamoa‘s Sarah Hirini carries flag into ceremony

Double Commonwealth Games gold medal winning NZ boxer David Nyika took on flagbearer duties for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics alongside Papamoa’s... Read More

Bledisloe Cup options evaluated amid travel pause

New Zealand Rugby is working with Rugby Australia and SANZAAR to evaluate options surrounding The Bledisloe Cup Series and The Rugby Championship. This... Read More

Study tackles rugby head collisions

A new field trial investigating whether headgear can help prevent collision-related injuries in junior rugby players will kick off next year amid growing... Read More

Tokyo Olympic Games: What you need to know

The Tokyo Olympic Games were postponed a year, there are no spectators allowed, and strict Covid-19 rules are in place. So how are the Olympics going... Read More

Bay weightlifter takes home gold

A self-trained Bay of Plenty weightlifter won gold at the recent 2021 North Island championships. Former Tauranga Boys’ College student Xavier Albert,... Read More

New rugby partnership with Tonga

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union has announced a memorandum of understanding with Tonga Rugby Union to exchange ideas, coaches and players. The partnership... Read More

Volcanix opens historic Farah Palmer Cup season

Expectations and excitement are high as our Bay of Plenty Volcanix prepare to take on a dangerous Auckland side today in the opening match of a historic... Read More

Hamilton ready for All Blacks clash

Hamilton is abuzz for the final match of the Steinlager Series at FMG Stadium Waikato. Set to kick-off this Saturday, fans will be treated to an international... Read More

BOP Canoe Slalom stars‘ Olympic dreams

  The Bay of Plenty will have two representatives finding themselves in rough water at the Tokyo Olympics, which start next week.   Canoe/kayak... Read More