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June Sports Events
26 Cyclocross Rnd 1 of 4, EIT
26 Golf HB 36 Hole Stroke
26 Shoe Clinic 3 Rivers Festival of Duathlons
26 Karting Club Winter Series Rnd 1
26 Orienteering - HB School relays
For more information, go to www.sporthb.net.nz
2011 SPARC Sport Volunteer Awards
For years the
of the Year Awards
have been a fantastic
vehicle for the sports
community to say
Thanks Coach! to
those people who
give so much for little
tangible return in making grassroots sport happen across New Zealand.
In an exciting development for 2011 the SPARC Sport Volunteer Awards
provides an opportunity to nominate any sport volunteer in whatever role
they may fulfll.
Whether theyre a coach, manager, line oﬃcial, club captain, team scorer,
referee, driver, club coordinator, the person who puts the fags out,
umpire, cook, or simply the person who is always there to help out just in
case you can say thanks to them in a meaningful way by nominating them
in the 2011 SPARC Sport Volunteer Awards.
There will be three nomination categories for the Awards this year:
SPARC Sport Volunteer Award (for volunteers aged 19 years or older)
Student Sport Volunteer Award (for a Sport Volunteer of school age 13-
Lifetime Achievement Award (for 25+ years voluntary service to
The nomination period runs from June 14th to August 23rd and can be
made by visiting the Sport Hawkes Bay website www.sporthb.net.nz.
All nominated volunteers will receive a personalized message from Sport
Hawkes Bay thanking them for their contribution to local sport.
More FM, as national supporters of the 2011 SPARC Sport Volunteer
Awards, will be highlighting fantastic Hawkes Bay volunteers during
the month of August. Tune into the Morning Fix with Waggs and Amy on
92.7FM to hear the terrifc stories of special people contributing to our
Got a whole bunch of volunteers you want to say Thanks! to but not
enough time to register nominations for them online?
Clubs and schools have many sport volunteer helpers that are deserving
of thanks but with everything that surrounds making sport happen there
is often no time left to actually say thanks.
If you have a list of volunteers that you want to nominate for the 2011
SPARC Sport Volunteer Awards Sport Hawkes Bay can help with the
process using a multi-nomination form that will save you the time spent
entering each individual volunteers details online.
Contact Tim Motu at Sport Hawkes Bay for more information on
845-9336 ext 762 or email@example.com.
Central League 2011
Bluewater Stadium Park Island
Admission $5 (adults)
Children under 14 free
Sunday 26th June
Waka ama winners: Team Haeata Aotearoa beating the Aussies in a
HB couples help beat
Aussies in hired canoe
Gold on the Gold Coast: From left, Greg and Kaye Ross with team-mates
Roni and Maika Nuku.
Two Hawke's Bay couples are
celebrating being part of a win-
ning waka ama team in the
longest outrigger canoe race in
Australia, the Gold Coast Cup.
Maika and Roni Nuku and
Kaye and Greg Ross' team com-
pleted the 43km open ocean
course in three hours and 16
Conditions were near perfect
for the May 28 event with a
strong tail wind aiding the pad-
dlers, Mr Nuku says.
They won the mixed division
six minutes ahead of the Aust-
ralian team they hired their
They weren't too pleased that
they'd hired out to us their
second-best boat and we beat
The Gold Coast Cup has been
held annually for 15 years and is
one of the highlights on the glo-
bal outrigger canoe calendar.
One of the cup organisers,
Anna Langton of the Northcliffe
Outrigger Canoe Club, says
Team Haeata Aotearoa did
They were the 13th crew to
cross the line, beating many of
the male-only crews in a field of
40 teams, she says.
The four paddlers are
members of Haeata Ocean
Sports, based at Pandora Pond.
The other members of their win-
ning team were Kimi and Nick
Chater of Rotorua, Ngaire and
Richard Pehi of Whangarei and
Maata and Marty Strecker of
Mr Nuku says waka ama is a
growing sport in Hawke's Bay
with four clubs, many young
people and a growing number of
Haeata Ocean Sports' open
women's team of Roni Nuku,
Kaye Ross, Amy Robertson,
Annie Kenf, Jessie Berridge and
Kelly Wood are the reigning
For more information about
waka ama go to wakaama.co.nz,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or
phone 027 277 6912.
As is common with long dis-
tance outrigger canoe races, the
Gold Coast Cup is a changeover
race''. Though the outrigger
canoes used are six-person
canoes (OC6), crews consist of
nine (men) or 10 (women and
mixed) paddlers. When it's time
for a change'', paddlers roll out
of their moving canoe, while
replacement team-mates from a
support boat wait, treading
water, to take their seat in the
Results from Hastings Pak 'N
Save Premier Netball League
from June 15.
Physique 57 defeated Phys-
ique Phoenix 33.
Speights Ale House Otane
Force 52 defeated Workout Stu-
dio HN Kauri 46.
Plus Rehab Huia's 60 defeated
NRG Bay Heart Stealers 38.
Cape Physio MAC White 40
defeated Ruahine Motors Cen-
tral Sports 37.
Ex High Marist Blue 50
defeated HB Cook Islands 46.
Cape Physio MAC Blue 59
defeated Cruizers Unison Flora
Men's premier rugby Maddison Trophy results
(home team listed first):
Central 14 defeated Taradale 13 (1BP),
MAC 18 defeated NOBM 16 (1BP),
Pirates 13 defeated NTOB 6 (1BP),
Havelock North 60 (1BP) defeated Clive 7,
HRS 12 (1BP) defeated by Tamatea 18.
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