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Rovers striker Andy Pickering wins the ball as teammate Cole Peverley supports.
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Blues defender Bayley Chadderton's surge that spurred Stephen Thomas' tackle and a yellow card.
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Ref assistant Andy Parker's work rate shows on the pitch.
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Upper Hutt City player Stephen Thomas' body language speaks volumes as referee Matt Conger loses his patience.
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Crowds pack the Flaxmere Pool bleachers to cheer on competitors.
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Two young swimmers are evenly positioned as they battle it out in a backstroke race.
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Natasha McHenry from Aqua Hawks powers through the water as she competes in a backstroke event at the championships.
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Kyrah Collier from Greendale comes up for air during her breaststroke heat.
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16-year-old Tainui Tauroa from Aqua Hawks won his 200m backstroke heat.
Latest Hawkes Bay Today Video
Napier teens Shamus Paramore and Zhan Te Ngahu were at the Napier Pump Track when they saw some boys rifling through a handbag. When the other boys hurriedly left, dumping the bag and taking items including an iPhone, Shamus and Zhan knew something was wrong and gave chase. Video by Duncan Brown
Early-risers gathered at a dawn ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Atea a Rangi star compass and a waharoa (gateway) at the Waitangi Regional Park at Awatoto, Napier, a project of the Atea a Rangi Educational Trust and the Hawke's Bay Regional Council. Video by Duncan Brown