The T-Bags charity netball squad has won gold at the World Masters Games in Auckland. The New Zealand 40 plus team took to the court in honour of their friend and former Silver Fern, Tania Dalton, who passed away this year. Now they are donating all their winning proceeds to the Tania Dalton Foundation.
Renowned for his high work rate, athleticism, and experience. Now James Broadhurst is retiring. Broadhurst announced his retirement today, just 29 years old, due to the ongoing effects of a concussion. Former New Zealand Māori player and close friend to Broadhurst, Ben May says that he and the team are disappointed in the news but are in full support of Broadhurst and his families decision.
Young Māori netballer Tera-Maria Amani is a former student of Mount Albert Grammar School. This year will be the talented shooter's first taste of elite netball with the Mystics.
South Auckland touch rugby team, Bulletz, have come away with a silver medal from their World Masters Open Women's final against Free Flow from Waikato. Their commitment to the spirit of the games saw a colourful display of costumes throughout the week.
MMA fighter Kaiwhare Kara-France says he has earned a spot on the card of the second UFC event in Auckland in June, after demolishing Ze Wu by way of KO on the weekend. Kaiwhare travelled to China last week to take on one of China's best, sending a clear message to UFC's Dana White after he knocked-out Wu in round one.
Ngarimu Blair and Merewaakana Kingi have been elected as independent members to the New Zealand Māori Rugby Board.
New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) has just named the Kiwi Ferns team set to play at the upcoming Anzac Test next week.
Kiwi baseball players are relishing the opportunity to face Japanese superstar Naoyuki Shimizu in the World Masters Games in Auckland. Shimizu is an Olympic medallist and has been described as baseball's equivalent of an All Blacks superstar.
With only four days left of the 2017 World Masters Games being held in Auckland, SKYCITY will light up the Sky Tower to pay tribute to the 25,000 athletes taking part.
The Black Ferns Sevens team have gone unbeaten in Kitakyushu to claim the Japan leg of the HSBC World Series Sevens tournament. Coach Allan Bunting will also lose his key players to the national squad. However, he sees it as a chance to develop new players.
The oldest competitor at the World Masters Games has competed in her first race this weekend. 101-year-old Man Kaur is a sprinter from India and is also a Guinness World Record holder.
Māori halfbacks have been named in the NZ U20 squad which heads to the Oceania Tournament in Australia next month. Today, the team assembled in Auckland where they received their playing kit.