Shane Hurndell is a sports reporter for Hawke's Bay Today
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Hapi as! Girl makes history by being picked for Ross Shield team
Hapi has yet to decide which secondary school she will attend next year.
Rugby: Coach Mark Ozich warns best yet to come from Magpies
"I'm happy with the way we are tracking but we've still got room for improvement."
Rugby: World title next mission for national champions HBHS
HBHS ready to show off Moascar Cup and National Top Four trophy in Blossom Parade.
Brodie Retallick to turn out for his Central Hawke's Bay club
It'll be Retallick's first outing for his club since 2011.
'Tough moments': Joe Schmidt opens up about family and ABs job
Schmidt still keeps in regular contact with many of his former NBHS 1st XV players.
NOBM's Chris Johnston banned from rugby for two years
Johnston claimed Clenbuterol was purchased for wife's weight loss
Hawke's Bay trash Manawatu after scoring 45 straight
The Magpies kept their hopes of a home semifinal alive after scoring 45 on the trot.
Bay driver qualifies for karting world grand finals
Bay teen on track to emulate late father's feats