Articles By: Adyn Ogle

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…

Big tournament ready to shine

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THE 31st annual Whakatane Touch Association tournament is back for more tomorrow. Entries closed in November as the 72-team capacity was reached and the tournament…

Patron’s passion strong as ever

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FAMILY is a big part of Becky Tukukino’s 47-year commitment to Whakatane netball. Tukukino is the patron of Netball Whakatane Centre, just like her parents,…

Kickboxer aims high in chosen sport

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FIGHTING at Lumpinee Stadium is the dream for Whakatane kickboxer Holly Swann. The 15-year-old Muay Thai fighter is juggling a handful of sports in her…