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Inspiration from sporting stars

Craig Ashton, Orewa College Year 7 and 8 sports coordinator, had a busy lockdown, creating a series of online videos of...

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Posted on 1:49pm Tuesday 30 Jun, 2020

Nine times running for Orewa

Orewa College's 1st XV team is entering the Harbour Rugby season with a win under its belt after defeating rivals...

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Posted on 12:00pm Tuesday 30 Jun, 2020

Mahurangi eyes new Greenwood trophy

The Greenwood family has had a long association with hockey in both Mahurangi and Hibiscus Coast. Hamish Greenwood from...

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Posted on 9:38am Monday 29 Jun, 2020

Winter swim fulfils quest for adventure

Leigh resident Frederike van Lowijde was one of dozens who braved freezing waters and rainy weather to participate in the...

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Posted on 9:34am Monday 29 Jun, 2020

Paddler wins world champs

Point Wells resident Matt Anderson, 35, has won first place in the 2020 10km Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) World Championship,...

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Posted on 9:33am Monday 29 Jun, 2020

Waipu bees sting Wellsford premieres in first rugby round

The game was well watched with Wellsford supporters turning up in force. Both teams starred several northland representative...

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Posted on 9:27am Monday 29 Jun, 2020

First XVs finding their feet on the field

Dan D'Urban-Burgess broke through the Wolves. The wolves leapt over the line four times. Jackson Gravatt was in...

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Posted on 9:17am Monday 29 Jun, 2020

Bluey ends coaching career

Brian (Bluey) McClennan, former league player and coach of the Warriors, Kiwis and, more recently, Hibiscus Coast Raiders,...

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Posted on 10:56am Monday 15 Jun, 2020

Coast winter sport bursts out onto the field

Raiders' Premier team hit the ground running at their training on June 9. Their new coach is Brent Blackburn (Blackie)....

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Posted on 10:28am Monday 15 Jun, 2020

Snapper snags top prize in game fishingg comp

Te Arai's Ryan Lazenby took the top prize of $1000 after pulling an 85cm snapper out of the Kaipara Harbour with...

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Posted on 9:01am Monday 15 Jun, 2020