Japan puts the cat amongst the pigeons

Much as we admired Japan’s magnificent 19-12 Rugby World Cup win against Ireland on Sunday, it has put the cat among the pigeons with...

Wotton named top male rider

Elim Christian College’s snowboarding team made its mark at the Secondary School Championships last week. The school has a proud track record in the sport. Noah...

Main retires from competitive swimming

Aquablack #243, Corey Main from Howick Pakuranga Swmming Club, has announced his retirement from competitive swimming to focus on other endeavours. Corey, who recently graduated from the University of Florida,...

Daring All Blacks dazzle

It was a classic case of  “he who dares wins” when the All Blacks overcame first quarter jitters to open their Rugby World Cup...

China in his hand- Brown claims back to back Tri-Factor win

By Jim Birchall A day after the All Blacks opened their Rugby World Cup campaign, 12-time New Zealand Ironman champion Cameron Brown, who performed the...

Young Zontian gets a standing ovation in Brisbane

Sara Khatau, Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs International Scholarship winner (2017), received  a standing ovation as she spoke at the Zonta Australia and New Zealand...

Veteran athlete travelling express to the orient

By Jim Birchall Local ironman legend Cameron Brown is off to Quzhou China to compete in the Tri-Factor World Championship this week, an event he...

Golden Spring for Ruby

By Jim Birchall Saint Kentigern wunderkind Ruby Spring is 13 years old and in her third year of cycling. She recently cleaned up the medals...

St Kent’s players turn blue to black

By Jim Birchall Successful season rewarded with national call ups for St Kent's rugby players Players from 29 schools across the country have been named in...


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