How did an Australian horse race become so important in New Zealand? James Malthus looks back.
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A rugby tournament at Wellington College showcased the talents of the school’s lower profile teams.
After Birkenhead defeat, club tallies cost of high number of away games
An inside look at the training of a Special Olympics power lifter. ANDREW JOHNSEN captured the intense session at Morrinsville Fitness Centre.
As the next games draw near, Melissa Ingram talks to Dominic Godfrey about her new life mentoring young Kiwis.
One in ten stock car racers are female, and 15-year-old Amy Eckersley is one of them. JAMES BAKER catches up with her about her love for racing.
Kapiti Coast downhill mountain biker Jamie Lyall has been around the world racing and building tracks.
Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.
Wellingtonians can look forward to more international futsal in city after successful tournament.
Two Ultimate Frisbee teams from Wellington have made it to the Wolrd Championships in Italy
WATCH: Argentinian and German fans endure an emotional rollercoaster ride, as they watch the FIFA World Cup final in Wellington.
Tawa rugby has come a long way in 18 months, and according to Tawa RFC’s chairman, Dave Banks, that’s down to some changes in key areas.
It took self determination and regular weigh ins, but Lower Hutt striker Hamish Watson has been signed to the Wellington Phoenix for the remainder of the 2014 season.
Roller derby is growing in popularity. A keen skater tells JANELLE CHEESMAN what makes the fast-paced sport so much fun.
Permission timely after storm damage to old surf lifesaving home – but they will have to last until 2015.
More than 500 people watched twenty fighters battle it out in the ring at a boxing fundraiser
Wellington cricketer Ili Tugaga talks to LAUREN MANN about making amends and working his way back into the Wellington cricket team.
Talented teenagers enthusiastic about ‘indie cred’ and affordability of lawn bowls.
Wainui’s rugby club is celebrating its Old Timers Day this weekend, remembering past achievements.
STRIKEFORCE brings together workers from New Zealand on the indoor soccer pitch for fitness fun.
Heritage firearms enthusiasts can be very competitive. SOPHIE JACKMAN attended a recent shoot.
High school waka ama students had a great day at the recent championships in Petone. EMILY LIPSYS reports on a fast-growing sport.
WELLINGTON SPORTS clubs should form partnerships with other clubs in their code, which give people with disabilities a chance to play. Handicapped basketballer, Rosie Macleod says most athletes who become paralyzed don’t know their options because there’s no contact between able and disabled sports.
Poor TV coverage of NZ’s athletes at London Games.
Premier club rugby teams opt out of minor playoffs.
But outweighed by ground availability in wet weather.
Last year’s runnersup take first roller derby grand final.
Smash Malice and Comic Slams meet in Saturday’s final.
Aspiring Wellington muscle men ogle Mr Olympia record holder
Victoria University’s fencing club to hold own competition.
Hotel fires up braii to feed Bok supporters and educate locals.
Pony club attracts attention at St Teresa’s sports expo
Derby girls will swap usual costumes for black singlets.
Discrimination from employers is making it harder for new Kiwis to find work, reports NICOLE BENNIK.
Artistry and close friendships involved in their sport.
Fitness fan Georgina Workman opens a new business
Fun in the sun creates $20,000 turnover at fair
People queue out the door for Phoenix playoff tickets.
A New Zealand-wide queer youth development project will close after losing $150,000 in government funding, reports TORY REGAN.
NewsWire visits a Wellington home for the soccer-obsessed.