All Blacks legend Waka Nathan dies

All Blacks great Waka Nathan, of Howick, has died. He was 81. Pakuranga United Rugby Club (PURC) paid tributes to Nathan, "Pakuranga Rugby is saddened to...

Family pays tribute to All Blacks great

Waka Nathan’s daughters Alana, Claudine and Janine have paid tribute to their father who died last week. “We adored Dad and the tributes flowing in from...

When two teams go to war

It's dining but not as we know it. Think Flintstones meets Little Shop of Horrors. Ted Waters, owner of popular Howick eatery The Apothecary in Picton...

Enterprising school kid shares love of sailing

Lockdown for school children can be pretty boring and place a strain on any normal family. A young local lad has thought better than that...

Pakuranga student to be in U-21 Black Sticks

A former Pakuranga College student has been selected as a goalie for the NZ Women's' Under 21 Hockey team. Olivia Grigg's journey into hockey was,...

Young skateboarder makes her mark

A young talented skateboarder is establishing her mark and inspiring others. Jessica Ready, 11, started skating two years ago. Her parents noticed her interest in...

Top sportspeople honoured

Black Caps star Glenn Philips - out of the Pakuranga Cricket Club - was named Internationalist of the Year at the Howick Sports Awards...

Rugby club looks to East

John East has a lot on his plate. That was not the plan. At 62, he was already looking to buying a boat and heading...

Brennan strikes gold

Chelsea Brennan has taken home the gold at the NZ Gymnastics Championships. Chelsea is a modest 12-year-old from Somerville Intermediate who has been doing gymnastics...

Thorpe crashes out in Women’s Individual Triathlon on wet circuit

Local Olympian Ainsley Thorpe has crashed out of the Women’s Individual Triathlon in rain at Odaiba Marine Park at the Tokyo Olympics this morning. Seven...

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