Local friends ride for Cure Kids

Howick photographer and long time contributor to EastLife magazine, Carmen Bird couldn’t be happier. She and six friends have been on a huge fundraising...

Riding on the chain gang

A certain Garland may not have secured garlands in Europe recently, but it hasn’t halted this master cyclist from pursuing a sport which continues to keep him pushing himself (and his bike) to the limit.

Richie Barnett – behind the jersey

The recent Sky Sport ads confirm that it’s our dollar which keeps sport in spin. So it’s not surprising that we, as fans, feel...

Blues steel(er) Jim Coe

With so many players coming and going from Super Rugby, it’s easy to forget some of the rugby heroes who once graced Auckland’s garden of Eden. JON RAWLINSON recently encountered...

Howick’s ace of hearts

To reach the pinnacle in any sport, one needs drive and devotion. These qualities have been exemplified by one Auckland Hearts’ and White Ferns’...

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,...

Harness racing – risky business paying off?

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...

Oliver Hay – ice in his blood

The ‘Hay’day of Kiwi ice hockey is in full swing. Recently, JON RAWLINSON spoke with Oliver Hay, the youngest of five siblings to represent...

Rapid success in land of the rising sun

They may not come home to thousands of adoring fans at the airport but the New Zealand Women’s Open Rafting Team deserves such a...

Catching up with the Sol-man

In just a few years, Solomone Kata has transformed from a rugby league rookie to a man at the centre of the Warriors and...
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