Articles By: Adyn Ogle

Roller season shaping up

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THEIR first game is three months away but the Whakatane Roller Derby league are rolling hard. Chairwoman Lania Lopez said skaters started training three weeks…

United two wins from two

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WHAKATANE United have made a sparkling start to the year after a second consecutive win in the Western Bay reserve grade on Saturday. Hosting Greerton…

Waaka closes in on game time

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RUATOKI’S Stacey Waaka is on the comeback trail. The 21-year-old was named in the Black Ferns Sevens squad last week. Waaka, now living in Hamilton,…

Pair honoured for service to club

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TWO Poroporo Rugby and Sports Club’s devotees were made life members recently. Rex Rua and Julian Tunui have held numerous positions within in the club,…

Action a plenty at Open

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IT was business as usual as the National Beach Volleyball Tour stopped in Ohope. The Ohope Open was staged at Maraetotara Reserve and was the…

Back to the beach for Open

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AFTER ending a six-month hiatus last year, beach volleyball returns to Ohope tomorrow. The Ohope Open, part of the New Zealand Beach Volleyball tour held…

Young tennis players benefit

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MANY hands make light work at the Whakatane Tennis Club. The junior scene is thriving at the club, but less than a year ago it…

Big crowds watch top tournament

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SUNSHINE and one of its biggest crowds made the annual Whakatane Touch Association tournament a hit on Saturday. Tournament organiser George Rogers said the event…

Wilde makes the step up

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HAYDEN Wilde felt the time was right to step up to the elite section – he was right. The 19-year-old placed third in his maiden…