Sport Award

The Shore’s new golden guy

Many people on the North Shore, and throughout New Zealand, were shouting at their televisions as the Kiwi Men’s Eight team surged ahead in their Olympic rowing final. In the boat was...

Kanah’s Olympic lift

  Powerlifter Kanah Andrews-Nahu is used to having a weight on her shoulders, or rather, above them. With close to 200 weightlifting records, including being the first Kiwi to win a...

Cam snatches record lifts at Olympics

Having powered his way to New Zealand and Oceania record lifts at the Tokyo Olympics, Cameron McTaggart can rest easily, and with a sense of pride, during his stint in managed isolation on his...

Sponsoring a window to the world for youth

Born and bred Shore resident Pam Bayer met her husband Paul when he moved to the Shore as a teenager. The pair were high school sweethearts at Northcote College. Now grandparents, the couple...

Ready for second Olympics in a row

Level-headed and confident, Michael Brakes is in a good place a month out from the Olympics. The delayed 2020 games have dealt athletes a rocky road to Tokyo, but Michael’s feeling steady....