Sport

Outstanding services recognised

Two Hibiscus Coast Raiders club members were honoured at the Auckland Rugby League annual meeting on March 24. A Distinguished Service Award was given to Kevin Smith to acknowledge outstanding service to the game and the Simons Scroll, for outstanding...... Read More

Hold ups hinder hockey

A few headaches have caused delays in putting down artificial turf for hockey at Metro Park East in Millwater. Hibiscus Hockey Trust chair Merv Huxford says that it’s the first time in the world that this material has been used for hockey and...... Read More

Kaipara claims shield to finish on high

The Kaipara Flats Cricket Club premier team has recovered from a difficult season after winning the Oxford Trust Two Day competition last month. The side finished last in both the T20 and one-day competition without collecting a win, but was unbeaten...... Read More

Tough opener for college winter teams

The Mahurangi College winter sports teams were pushed hard in their opening matches for the season in the Mount Roskill Exchange held on April 5. The visiting Mount Roskill Grammar School won five of the seven fixtures played, with Mahurangi winning...... Read More

Orewa edge Mahurangi in shield clash

Orewa College has clinched the Murray Jones Shield again after squeezing past Mahurangi College for the second year running, winning 18-14. The match was played in Orewa on April 10 and saw the home side win the title for a seventh consecutive year. Orewa...... Read More

Commitment to cows pays off for dairy workers

Fred Hohaia Farmers, managers and workers from three dairy farms in Wellsford and Pakiri all picked up prizes in the 2018 Northland Dairy Industry Awards last month. Fred Hohaia was named the Most Promising Entrant and came second in the Dairy Manager...... Read More

Team Coresteel dominates

Team Coresteel was ruthless again in wrapping up the first division of the KGA Warkworth/L.J. Hooker Business House Tennis Competition at Warkworth Tennis and Squash Club this month. It marked the third consecutive title for the Coresteel side of Carl...... Read More

Touring team dominated

The Mahurangi College Premier Netball team was ruthless in its downing of St Pauls school 74-21 in Warkworth on April 6. The Brisbane school visits New Zealand every two years and Mahurangi College hopes to send a netball team to face them in Australia...... Read More

Brierly athletics success

Rodney College student Georgia Brierly continued her athletics success this season picking up a placing at the North Island Secondary Schools Athletics event this month. Her 4x100 metre relay team came second, and she individually picked up fourth place...... Read More

Athletics future bright despite farewells

The Warkworth Athletics Club has wrapped up a good season, despite losing two long-standing committee members. Last year, Jared McGee took on the role of club president. His predecessor, Brett Illingworth, and Brett’s brother, Mark, have officially...... Read More