The new EIT Institute of Sport and Health at the Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park has been granted $3 million from the Lottery Grants Board. It comes less than two weeks after Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Trust chairman Sir Graeme Avery said the institute, a trust project, needed another $7.5m in funding. He said he was thrilled with the announcement from the Lottery Grants Board.
From Flaxmere youth to Finnish athletes, the new EIT Institute of Sport and Health is a world-class facility ready for the Hawke's Bay community to use. The facility at the Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park, which is projected to cost $28 million once Stage 1 is complete, held an open day on Sunday, to invite the public into the space to see everything from pole vault, to pickle ball.
If the Black Caps cricket team's basketball skills mirror their cricket ones England will dominate tomorrow night's T20 international at Napier's McLean Park.
That was the verdict of Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust's Flaxmere...
Wrists, elbows, hips, knees and even the odd wisp of hair seemed to get in the way but nothing was going to stop Nick Southgate from putting the New Zealand men's indoor pole vaulting record straight in Hastings.
Pumped up to the rhythm of intoxicating electronic soundtracks and the clapping of a compact crowd, Southgate scaled 5.21m at the newly opened, swanky EIT Institute of Sport and Health indoor...
Chairman of Hawke's Bay Regional Council Rex Graham and Tukituki National MP Lawrence Yule were amongst those in attendance at the opening of the new canoe polo complex in Hawke's Bay
Crowds gathered as Canoe Polo Hawke's Bay opened the new an outdoor pool complex, which is specifically designed for canoe polo, ahead of this weekend's 54-team annual Art Deco tournament in Hastings.
Hawke's Bay's top junior surfers learned how attention to strength and conditioning can improve their performance and keep them competitive for longer at a unique training session in Hastings last week.
Dr Oliver Farley, NZ Olympic development coach for strengthening and conditioning, ran the session at the Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust performance gym for 10 members...
A Napier teenager has been given a helping hand towards her goal of playing for the New Zealand women's Black Sticks.
Emma Findlay was named the winner of the Your Solutions High Performance Athlete Development Scholarship in March.
The Hawke’s Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust has outlined its future as a host of national and international multi-sports and as a generator of significant income to the region. New Zealand Minister for Sport & Recreation, Grant Robertson today visited the new facilities at Mitre 10 Park in Hastings, where he met a number of New Zealand’s top athletes training there as part of Athletics NZ performance camp.
Hawke’s Bay will have a new aquatic centre by 2022 thanks to $32 million in funding from the Government’s shovel ready projects fund. “It’s a game changer for the region,” says Sir Graeme Avery, chair of the Hawke’s Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust, which will be adding the aquatic centre to the community health and sports facility it owns and manages at Mitre 10 Park in Hastings.
Weightlifters from Hawke's Bay have snatched a clean victory over fellow competitors in the North Island championships, and are now training for gold in the Olympic Weightlifting NZ Nationals.
Monique Baarspul and Renee Baarspul and...
Raun Makirere-Haerewa was always involved in sports, but he never considered turning his passion for exercise into a career.
Of Ngāti Porou and Cook Islands descent, he left school early, worked and at 20 years of age he and his brother left the Bay to work on a fishing trawler in the South Island.
World and Olympic champion shot putter Dame Valerie Adams is part of the world-class entourage camped in Hawke's Bay. Photo / Warren Buckland Hawke's Bay Today World champions, Olympic medalists and "the most promising emerging talent New Zealand has seen for a long time" have descended on the EIT Institute of Sport and Health. Chairman of the HB Community Fitness Centre Trust, Sir Graeme Avery, said the local world-class package attracted world-class athletes.
The tears flowed on Heretaunga St West last week as longstanding women swear shop Margarets’ closed. The effervescent Margaret McLean, 77, who kept it running through hundreds of seasons of trends is retiring after almost 43 years as a shop owner in the city. Margaret first started out in the suburb of Mahora as Mahora Drapery in either 1977 or 1978— it’s so long ago it’s hard to be sure exactly when.
Hawke's Bay's top junior surfers learned how attention to strength and conditioning can improve their performance and keep them competitive for longer at a unique training session in Hastings last week. Dr Oliver Farley, NZ Olympic development coach for strengthening and conditioning, ran the session at the Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust performance gym for 10 members of the...