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Covid knocks out title fight

Whangaparaoa boxer Nik Charalampous will have to wait for his shot at the cruiserweight NZ title, but he gets to compete...

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Posted on 3:37pm Tuesday 15 Sep, 2020

Arkles Bay netballer back in black

After a ruptured Achilles tendon at the start of the year ended her netball season, Michaela Sokolich-Beatson did not expect...

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Posted on 1:39pm Tuesday 15 Sep, 2020

Lifesaving excellence at local clubs

Red Beach and Orewa Surf Lifesaving Clubs will have more silverware for their trophy cabinets, following a raft of wins...

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Posted on 1:36pm Tuesday 15 Sep, 2020

A century for Ross Wright

Ross Wright has played for Wellsford, Northland, the Blues and was a Maori All Black. Wellsford's Ross Wright is...

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Posted on 10:05am Monday 14 Sep, 2020

Northland Rugby secures U19 “consolation” season

Patrick Abellera, right, is one of the Wellsford players selected to represent Northland. School-leaver aged rising rugby...

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Posted on 10:03am Monday 14 Sep, 2020

Winter sports’ woes continue

Hibiscus Coast Raiders were “hugely disappointed” to find, after returning to restricted training under Level...

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Posted on 10:02am Monday 14 Sep, 2020

Lifeguard honoured for long service

Deborah Collings has been with the club for 20 years. Omaha lifeguard Deborah Collings received a service award from Surf...

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Posted on 9:57am Monday 14 Sep, 2020

Mangawhai night rescue

A group of people was stranded on the rocks at Mangawhai Heads. A night-time rescue that saw five Mangawhai lifeguards plunging...

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Posted on 8:34am Monday 14 Sep, 2020

Winter sports challenged by lockdown

Junior netball is likely to be one of the winter sports hardest hit by lockdowns. The first lockdown restricted play to...

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Posted on 11:10am Tuesday 01 Sep, 2020

Mahu Rugby seeks fresh talent

Shannon Kloppers and Brad Leggoe received their 40-game blazers after last month's match against Kumeu. Mahurangi...

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Posted on 9:24am Monday 31 Aug, 2020