Sport

Why world champion rower Zoe McBride walked away from the Olympics

“I was just so tired of standing on the scales and then letting that decide how I felt about myself"

Olympic surfer Billy Stairmand shows us his life in three minutes | My Life in Three

This year is the first time surfing will be included in the Olympic games. We catch up with Billy Stairmand who is an eight-time national title…

The MMA champion connecting te ao Māori with the world of combat sports

“Before every fight I feel the presence of my ancestors.”

How rugby turned Tina into Tina the Tongan Tank | The Outliers

“They call me Tina the Tongan Tank...Once I have the ball, everyone knows that Tina is going to carry.” Tina Maota’tane is a 22-year-old playing for the…

Meet the 19-year-old who's the fastest person in Australasia | The Outliers

At 19, Eddie Osei-Nketia is the fastest person in Australasia.

How an aspiring Olympian is handling lockdown

Tasmyn Benny was preparing for the Tokyo Olympics before the Covid-19 pandemic forced it to be postponed til 2021. We visit Tasmyn in Turua to see…

The best bowl skaters in New Zealand

The best bowl skaters of Aotearoa come together each year for the Mangawhai Bowl Jam.

Rugby league star Georgia Hale is the Young New Zealander of the Year

Georgia Hale is striving to make rugby league a game for everyone. The 24-year-old has been awarded the 2020 Young New Zealander of the Year.

The 14-year-old making sport more accessible

"My friends couldn't participate in sports because they didn't have the right footwear." When 14-year-old Maia saw her friends struggling in sports or sitting on the…

Girl Skate Club

You might know the experience of being in a male-dominated space, and feeling like you don't belong. Growing up, Amber Clyde loved to skate, but skateparks…

Stupid Robot Fighting

Stupid Robot Fighting is even more amazing than it sounds. There's no good explanation for it so you really just have to see this NZ invented…

The history of televised All Blacks games

Did you know that the first time an All Blacks game was played on TV was such a mess that it didn't happen again until 10…

NZ's Ten Pin Bowling League

What comes to mind when you think of ten pin bowling? Is it your first date? Playing air hockey in the lobby after your friends kicked…

Discipline: Deach moves from the stage to the gym

You might recognise Deach from NZ band Smashproof, but now he's smashing into the Auckland fitness scene, proving that anybody can be fit and healthy -…

Meet Spud, NZ's Super Smash Bro.

Mario and Pikachu and Zelda, oh my! Meet the Kiwi tearing up Super Smash Bros competitions around the world.

New Zealand's FIFA esports Players

FIFA is no longer just a game or a lifestyle., it's a full-time job. April 13th-14th will see the world's very best kick it out…

Breakaway Esports

The owners of the New Zealand Breakers are investing in a new kind of sporting prowess: Esports. We go behind the scenes of Breakaway Esports, an…

Cricketer by choice, physio by necessity

Anlo plays a level of cricket that would mean she'd be a professional... if she was a man. Instead, she's also a physiotherapist to make…

These underwater sculptures could save the South Pacific's sea life

British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor creates underwater figures that are not only incredibly eye-catching, they're ever-evolving, marine-life-saving works of art!

Re:Sports - Reno

Sebastian A.K.A. Reno practises Street Fighter 5 in his Hamilton training room, but that's not all he does. Meet the gamer battling the 'basement dweller' gamer…

Re:Sports - Redbull Kumite 2018

The Redbull Kumite, the most anticipated Street Fighter competition of the year, is sending a player all the way to Paris. So who fought their way…

Playing rugby in Romania

Ōtautahi's Mike Stewart is repping New Zealand in Romania, playing rugby in Timisoara.

She slinky: She dances, hula hoops, circus performs & teaches others

Slinky Aya is a dancer, aerialist, hula hooper, contortionist, high school student and teacher! We talked to her about how she manages to priorotise all of…

The small town boxing gym helping at-risk teens

This Porirua gym is punching above its weight in the big heart range. Meet the team at the local boxing club that's changing the lives of…

Maynard Peel - 18 year old BMX champion

BMX world champ and part-time model, all at 18! We sat down with Maynard Peel to chat all things BMX, modelling and his number one fan:…

The tiny South Island high school where you go snowboarding for course credits

Cromwell College is a school thinking differently. Using the remarkable natural surroundings as their classrooms, students can gain course credits through outdoor activities - teaching them…

How roller derby and art helped me feel comfortable in my own skin

Ariki identifies as takatāpui, a term for those who don't fit into the binaries of gender and sexuality. Roller derby was a fresh start for Ariki,…

Candy Lee

"That adrenaline rush is like a sugar rush" meet Candy Lee - the wrestler whose signature moves are painfully sweet 🍭🍬🍭

Bodies of the Future

Advances in technology mean that body-tech could go beyond helping those with physical disabilities and become the go-to for athletes, academics, and more!

Contact Sport

In their song-turned-sports-anthem 'Tubthumping', Chumbawamba famously said "I get knocked down, but I get up again" - sadly, that's not always the case. We take a…