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Gearing up for the opening of Crankworx 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Crankworx, the world’s largest mountain biking festival, officially begins its Rotorua leg this Friday, March 24, with a public opening ceremony.

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ActiveVoice: Weather the storm and life's challenges

Written by Paul Pou, Youth Team Leader, Sport Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


It’s 6am and I’m on a boat heading for Mayor Island, joined by 18 youth and several Sport Bay of Plenty staff members as part of our Youth Engagement Programme’s Leadership Camp.

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SportsTalk: Driving the growth of golf

Written by Chris McAlpine

Monday, March 20, 2017


For the 22nd consecutive year, Mount Maunganui, Omanu, Omokoroa, Tauranga and Te Puke Golf Clubs have hosted the EVES 5 Course Classic.

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World Masters Games set to sell out

Monday, March 20, 2017


While athlete registrations have closed for most sports in the 2017 World Masters Games, there are still a few spots remaining in select categories - but don't delay, as this event is set to sell out!

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Mid Island Athletics Champs 2017 - Results

Friday, March 17, 2017


It was a fantastic day at the 2017 Mid Island Athletics Championships, with the students giving it their all.

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Trillian Trust Rainbow World Cup 2017 - Results

Written by Buddy Meyer, WBOP Primary School Sport Director

Friday, March 17, 2017

After the wet weather that’s been hammering the region this past week, the sun was out in full force for the Trillian Trust Rainbow World Cup 2017 at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

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SportsTalk: Growing interest in basketball continues

Written by Mark Rogers

Thursday, March 16, 2017


What a great start to the year for basketball in the Bay. More than 160 teams participated in the New Zealand Maori Nationals in Rotorua at the end of January, with Tauranga City Basketball represented by 11 teams under the Te Maru o Mauao ki Tauranga Moana banner.

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Explore Rotorua with the annual Walking Festival

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


The Rotorua Walking Festival, held March 17 to 19, celebrates walking through the beautiful Rotorua landscape, which includes forest, native bush, lakes, parks and distinctive geothermal features.

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Another big month ahead for bikers

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Get on your bikes Bay of Plenty! Autumn is the season for two-wheeled activity, with heaps of exciting events for all ages and abilities.

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GO4it keeps ACG Tauranga students active

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Photo: Chris Callinan.

ACG Tauranga has become the first Cambridge International curriculum school to sign up to Sport Bay of Plenty's GO4it, an in-school programme designed to teach children the fundamental skills required for everyday physical activity and athlete development.

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