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...

Club mourns loss of stalwart

Pakuranga United Rugby Club (PURC) is mourning the loss of a stalwart. Mike Garner, who was managing director at PIC Insurance Brokers, died last Thursday...

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...

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...

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...

$1.5m cover for bowling club’s greens

People who love the sport of bowls can look forward to being able to play it year-round and in all weather conditions at an...

Rugby club rebranded as community sports facility

Pakuranga United Rugby Club (PURC) has undergone a transformation and will now be the nexus of multiple sporting codes. The club last week formally unveiled...

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,...

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...

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