Central North Island boxers, including several from Rotorua, have returned from the Boxing New Zealand National Championships draped in medals.

The Central North Island Boxing Association sent 28 boxers to the event, the second largest contingent behind Canterbury, and 19 of them returned with medals. The team also brought home a range of special awards.

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Central Rotorua Boxing Club coach Rex Jenkins, who had several boxers from


Central North Island medals at Boxing New Zealand National Championships