Hundreds of Kaikohe's young rugby players turned out to see the New Zealand Warriors at Lindvart Park and take part in a day of skills and drills sessions. Northern Advocate photographer John Stone was there to capture the action.

Ayla Cherrington, great-granddaughter of Northland All Black Nau Cherrington is all business as she approaches the tackle bags. Photo / John Stone
Ayla Cherrington, great-granddaughter of Northland All Black Nau Cherrington is all business as she approaches the tackle bags. Photo / John Stone
Warriors centre Gerard Beale points Erana Muriwai from Horeke, the way to the next station. Photo / John Stone
Warriors centre Gerard Beale points Erana Muriwai from Horeke, the way to the next station. Photo / John Stone
Bay of Islands College students Tipene Parata-Tana (centre standing) and Kowahi Shelford take part in one of the drills. Photo / John Stone
Bay of Islands College students Tipene Parata-Tana (centre standing) and Kowahi Shelford take part in one of the drills. Photo / John Stone
Ruben Wiki, left, with Panguru Matihetihe School's Juliet Lagan. Photo / John Stone
Ruben Wiki, left, with Panguru Matihetihe School's Juliet Lagan. Photo / John Stone
Warriors centre Gerard Beale explains what the plan is. Photo / John Stone
Warriors centre Gerard Beale explains what the plan is. Photo / John Stone
Warriors player Leivaha Pulu lets the chaos reign as a group play bull rush. Photo / John Stone
Warriors player Leivaha Pulu lets the chaos reign as a group play bull rush. Photo / John Stone