Perfect conditions for Wellington swim

By Peter Gibbs More than 500 swimmers raced over 3.3km in the Interislander Swim the Lighthouse race in Wellington on Sunday. Nelson swimmer Oxford Bayley and Richmond’s Abbey Smale topped the podium in the second event of this season’s Banana Boat Series, Bayley...
Referee duo make it to the national panel

Referee duo make it to the national panel

Waimea’s Corey Hogg and fellow Nelson referee Taylor Lynch have been named in the group of officials selected for the Basketball New Zealand 2021 National Leagues Referee Panel. The referees are those who the committee has judged to be the best available to referee in...
Waimea’s Caleb Delany makes Wellington debut

Waimea’s Caleb Delany makes Wellington debut

Former Waimea College rugby captain Caleb Delany made his debut for Wellington in their provincial competition win over Auckland on Sunday. It capped a rapid-rise for the 20-year-old, who was recruited by Tasman but chose Wellington to enable him to continue his...
McKenzie makes most of scholarship

McKenzie makes most of scholarship

Tasman swimmer Sam McKenzie is eager to get his third year of a swimming scholarship at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. The 21-year-old returned home in March as the Coronavirus pandemic took hold around the world. “It all happened quite quickly,” he...
Book plays on overseas despite Covid

Book plays on overseas despite Covid

Aimee Berkett Covid-19 has meant a disruptive year for 20-year-old Richmond- born basketball player Amiee Book. Currently on a scholarship in California, Amiee says that Covid-19 has meant that things are ‘pretty crazy’ in the United States. “Covid is a big issue over...
Dynamic duo secures Waimea win

Dynamic duo secures Waimea win

Aimee Berkett A dynamic duo from Waimea College’s Senior A team says that teamwork was the key ingredient for their first win of the season. Captain and vice-captain, Milly Thurlow and Jade Gower, have been playing side by side for nearly a decade, and say that their...