Monday 19th February 2018

Of high-goal hopes

Many a sport involving horses is referred to as ‘the sport of kings’ but, considering its right regal pedigree, polo is perhaps the most...

Raising the standard (breds)

In simple terms, when it comes to the 'gee-gees', success quite literally begets success. But ensuring the right begetting is being done often comes...

Eagle-eyed golfer still in the swing

While some of the world’s best female golfers faced tough conditions during the recent McKayson NZ Women’s Golf Open in Auckland, New Zealand selector,...

Riding on the chain gang

A local Garland may not have secured garlands in Europe recently, but it hasn’t halted this master cyclist from pursuing a sport which continues...

Jim Coe – Glenbrook’s man of steel

It’s been said that one dare not ‘hassle the Hoff’; but one look at the six foot six and around 110 keg frame of...

Local flyer’s life in the ‘Skylane’

The quickest birds should win any race but, although Dee Bond’s crate (a Cessna Skylane 182R) wasn’t necessarily the fastest through the air recently,...

A code of their own

From playing and coaching Auckland’s women to victory, claiming two World Cups with the Black Ferns and, last season, the Farah Palmer Cup for...

Pest control opportunities, game bird season

The 2017 game bird shooting season started on May 2 and even those not normally interested in bird shooting, should note that the formal...

Driving ambition on fast track

Making it big in the male-dominated sport of motor racing is Franklin’s Alexandra Whitley. The 22-year-old is one of the country’s most successful drivers...

Nichol spares his time

NZ rugby may have a bob or two to rub together but that doesn’t mean they can afford to spare a certain Nichol. Since...

WIN!

WIN! NEW SEASON ELM LONG SLEEVE TEE

Known for its pops of colours, deluxe knitwear and simple approach to dressing, Elm garments are a leisure time favourite and as the weather starts to cool this new Elm navy, long sleeve tee...

Win! Cricket Outlaws by Austin Robertson

Helmets, white balls, coloured clothing and (even worse) professional players? It’s just not cricket! Except it is, thanks to an Aussie mogul who dared challenge those who ran the ‘gentleman’s game.’ In this book, former...

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