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Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season

Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season

The long weekend ahead is being heralded by many duck hunters in the lower North…

June 2, 2021
Holly Robinson to feature in official Paralympic video game

Holly Robinson to feature in official Paralympic video game

NZ Paralympian Holly Robinson will feature in the first official Paralympics video game ‘The Pegasus…

May 27, 2021
Euan Mason wins Howard & Co Summer Series

Euan Mason wins Howard & Co Summer Series

Kāpiti Cycling Club President Gary Clareburt says this year’s Howard & Co Summer Series was…

May 9, 2021

Bowling Autumn Leaves

May 3, 2021

An opinion piece By Ian Powell I’m what’s known as a cricket nut (or cricket tragic as some cruelly say). I played cricket for well over 40 years at school and in Wellington, Christchurch and Kāpiti Coast. I even reached the heady heights of best bowler for my Kāpiti President’s grade team for three successive years and got my only hattrick in my last game. I bowled…

Waikanae Beach tennis hits 75 and is going strong

April 5, 2021

Perfect weather, an appreciative crowd and superb tennis was the order of the day as the Waikanae Beach Tennis Club recently celebrated its 75th Anniversary. And to top off a memorable day there was the dominating on-court performance of tremendous tennis talent 18 year old Patrick (Paddy) Joss who won the Men’s doubles with father Steve, Mixed doubles with sister Emma, and completed a memorable hat trick…

Kāpiti Petanque Club Open Doubles draws quality field

January 29, 2021

Kāpiti Petanque Club held their Open Doubles tournament over Wellington Anniversary Weekend, with more than thirty entries coming from the Lower North Island. This annual event attracts players with regional, national and international status, several of whom are members of the Club. This year’s winning team were Enoka and Monica Smiler of the Naenae Club, who were presented with the Liz Koh Trophy. Liz Koh has sponsored…

Hansen returns for Central Hinds

January 23, 2021

The return of cricket allrounder Melissa Hansen is the only change to the Central Hinds squad named for their next Dream11 Super Smash doubleheader in Auckland this Saturday.Hansen split the webbing on her left hand while bowling in Christchurch, and subsequently missed the Hinds’ first victory of the T20 season, against the Otago Sparks in New Plymouth earlier this week.After having opened the bowling on debut, Nelson’s…

SX4 Takes Off

November 17, 2020

Cody Cooper, 9-time NZ MX1 motocross champion, has officially confirmed he will be the first signing for the inaugural SX4 event set to be staged in Taupo on 9 January 2021. SX4, inspired by motocross great Ben Townley, is set to dramatically change the world of motocross and Cooper couldn’t wait to jump on board: ‘What Ben has created will not only have fans on the edge…

Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club back on the water

October 2, 2020

The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club race their radio controlled yachts regularly at Awatea Pond Paraparaumu (Wednesdays Fridays and some Sundays) and Winstones Lake Ōtaki (Sundays). Visitors are welcome to come along and can often have a go. During 2005 a bunch of people who enjoy sailing and racing radio control yachts established The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club which became an Incorporated Society in 2009. Since it’s inception,…

Horowhenua/Kāpiti Cricket is Back

September 18, 2020

The first of a month-long series of free, fun events to celebrate the return of cricket gets underway this weekend, and the first Senior men’s representative dates of 2020/21 have been inked in by Central Districts Cricket.#CricketsBack is a series of nine family-themed events in Horowhenua, Kāpiti Coast, Taranaki, Manawatū, Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay, with free cricket-based activities, giveaways, prizes plus opportunities to join a local club…

Cody Turner wins shoot-out at Club Vista

August 31, 2020

Fans of quality attacking snooker were served up a treat in the final of the recently completed Club Vista A Grade Snooker Championship.The tournament, which attracted an invitation field of 16 top class players, was played at the Club Vista venue at Paraparaumu Beach.Included in the line-up were former National Snooker Champions Harry Haenga and Steve Robertson, the ever brilliant Jack Lemon and former winners Ron Wilkie,…

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