And here are the winners from the Howick Sports Awards 2020
13-year-old Jack attended Bucklands Beach Intermediate in 2019 and has been a member of the Bucklands Beach Tennis Club for 8 years. He’s currently playing First Grade Mens Interclub in the Auckland Tennis Senior competition. Jack has reached Tennis NZ Gold Criteria grade which system he is below Tennis NZ exposal and funded for international travel, accommodation and coaching.
Jack is an extremely clever sportsman – in 2019 he was named the Auckland Tennis Boys Junior Player of the Year winning much championships in both singles and doubles. He successfully competed in Malaysia, Europe, Australia and NZ. In school tournaments Jack won a gold and two silver medals at the AIMS games Tennis Tournament and he was the winner of the Auckland Schools Tournament.
Traye & Harrison Wildbore
Cousins Traye and Harrison are equally thumping expert – they both string and dramaturgy difficult in their diamond diversion games – both excelling in Baseball and Softball.
These boys posses been Auckland A Reps; have received Tournament Team Awards from National Tournaments (both Auckland U18 Representatives) and fresh recently were selected for the NZ Junior Black Sox Team that rightful played in the World Championships in Palmerston North, televised live on Sky TV.
These boys both batted well in the tournament and were recognised constantly for their talent and playing abilities throughout the event. Pretty harden hearing from the commentators on so a great deal occasions “that they were from Howick Softball Club” – the cudgel are thumping proud!
These boys retain been playing up in the Howick Premier Men’s yoke for this season, due to their outstanding abilities and both are admireable nominations as their skill’s outweigh their ages.
Harrison also was selected for the Junior Black Sox friar to the World Championship that competed in the Queensland U18 State Championships.
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Representing Pakuranga Athletic Club, James has demonstrated this season that he is the fastest middle-distance runner for his age in New Zealand as he is unbeaten in all races over 800m, 1500m, 1 mile and 3000m. He has won the NZ Road Race Championships, five gold medals at Colgate Games – (New Zealand’s premiere children’s passage and paddock competition) – and multiple golds at both Auckland and Counties-Manukau Championships. He also demonstrated his all-round passage and corral abilities by winning the Athletics Auckland Junior Pentathlon Championships with a weight points incision 21% higher than later place. This season he has besides crystallize two Auckland, one Counties and five Pakuranga club records.
Here’s a catalogue of Thomas’s observe and rugby achievements:
· Howick College Premier Mixed Touch Team
· 2nd at Galaxy Secondary School tournament
· Winners of the Auckland Competition
· Winners at New Zealand Secondary School Touch Rugby Nationals 2018
· Counties Manukau Under 18 Boys Touch Rugby Team
· Runners up at NZ Nationals
· Counties Manukau Under 21 Mixed Touch Rugby Team
· Winners at NZ nationals
· New Zealand Under 18 Boys Touch Rugby team—2020 Trans-Tasman Tournament
· Howick College 1st XV Rugby pair member
In the ended 12 months, Vivian has been in :
The Macleans college Premier Golf team
The APGC Junior Championship span , which placed Third
Placed 2nd in the New Zealand woman’s Stroke play Championship
The Queen Sirikit Cup
Placed third in the NSW Amateur comp.
In the winning team in the Interprovincial comp.
Member of winning yoke at the junior school nationals 2019.
Keana Farani is an U12 musician for the Pakuranga United Highlanders. Keana plays in a miscellaneous team in an unbolted accent grade often playing lambaste a lot of larger boys but she always holds her own. She had an outstanding 2019 with the Highlanders constantly being one of the mend players in the side.
Keana was selected for the Auckland Rugby Union U13 Eastern Storm (playing condemn girls a year older than herself) and was awarded Most Valuable Player of this representative side which went unbeaten in 2019.
The Pakuranga United Rugby Club have acknowledged her achievements by awarding her the Chas Olsson Shield for the most “Outstanding Representative Player” – absolutely A queen on the rise!
Madeleine Hunter – Mountain Raiders BMX Club
After a duo of really laborious seasons and large crashes – most notably, a spectacular defection from nationals as well as the 2018 North Island titles by way of broken shoulder and both wrists, Madeleine Hunter’s fortunes on the alley are finally aligned with her ability.
Kicking the season off, Madeleine pulled together a spectacular ride to take out the Oceania titles in Te Awamutu with an O1 plate, battling strenuous inveigh a trans-tasman contingent. Jumping impudent to Nationals, Madeleine continued her run of fine form, finally securing the coveted NZ1 for 10 year obsolete girls.
Maddie further claimed the NI2 plate at the 2019 North Island titles in Tauranga, allowing her to claim the occasional feat of 3 podiums across the 3 major meetings of the season.
This is girl that despite her feelings (and success) with riding bikes – takes on the challenge of diversion in regular with ended excursion to Brisbane for baseball, as well as being a further than handy netball and basketball entertainer – Maddie embodies all the traits of prompt youngster sportsperson.
Marielle Venida – Athletics
Marielle has had another stellar season on the passage this season. Without distrust the fastest Grade 14 maid in New Zealand over 100m and 200m, Marielle won gold medals at the Colgate Games, Auckland Championships and Counties Manukau Championships. Marielle furthermore thicken Auckland and Pakuranga mace records that didn’t valid break, but smashed, previous records. Marielle capped her season off in revered style at the recent New Zealand Track & Field Championships in Christchurch. Competing in the WU18 grade, castigate athletes up to three years older than her, she full 3rd in both the 100m and 200m.
here’s a index of some of Nanise’s Netball achievements:
· Captain of the Howick College Premier Netball Team, which were
· 2nd in Auckland Competition
· 3rd Upper North Island Secondary Schools Tournament
· 5th New Zealand Secondary School National Tournament
· ANZ Mystics Training Partner 2018/2019
· ANZ Mystics player
· BEKO Marvels player
· Player of the season
· Named in Pathway to Podium plan for the Youth World Cup Netball Tournament
· ANZ Stars Training Partner 2019/2020
· Nanise is besides a member of the Premier Girls Volleyball Team
13th Grade Metro – Football
Bucklands Beach AFC 13th Grade competed and won the boon age union league within the Auckland Football Federation. During July holidays they competed in Sydney condemn the elite representative teams from around Australia, much teams from A-League clubs. They came an deeply credible second. Not recognized a winning couple but a well-behaved span having never received a yellow or red card all season – there’s phenomenon to be uttered for that!
Blake Hinsley and Nicholas Drummond – Class: RS Feva Yachting
16 year lapsed Blake Hinsley, was the commander and previously sailed in the Optimist grade & P Class, winning the 2019 Tanner Cup & coming latter in the Tauranga cup, which are both P class events. Blake currently moreover sails in the Starling Class and previously competed extraordinary successfully in inferior drag racing. Blake lives in Cockle Bay & attends Botany Downs College.
16 year former Nicholas Drummond crewed in the RS Feva class. Nick previously sailed Optimist & represented NZ at the 2018 Asian championships in Myanmar. Nic sailed an Open Bic in the 2019 World Championships in NZ (ranked 38th) and currently further sails a Starling & is pair leader for the Macleans College 420 marine team. Nick lives in Mellons Bay.
Botany Downs Secondary College Premier Badminton Girls
2019 yoke of the year at the college sports awards, receipt that phrase over the 1st 15 and prem girls football team, both of which had famous seasons.
Winners NZ Secondary Schools Title – the schools 1st governmental title in an Olympic sports in the schools history. Team members are: Roanne Apalisok, Ashley Tan, Angelina Ung, Katarina Ung and Nishika Jain
Howick Softball U13 Girls
The Howick Softball Club is very focussed on ensuring that females within the bludgeon are given as a lot of opportunities as easy to play the sport. The U13’s span has been unusual in the last 12 months.
Winners of the Auckland Softball Championship Trophy for two years in a uproar – this couple remains unbeaten.
Coached by Mike Ruhe, the girls are extremely focussed and hardworking with 3 of their players being named in the Auckland Under 13 Rookie Sox Teams, competing in Wellington at the National Rookie Sox Tournaments in February. One player, received Tournament MVP – Skylah Breeze Joyce.
This pair shows that no matter what age they are, girls can obtain in entertainment as they are demonstrating. They obtain beaten boy’s teams over the season and commit be a crucial to be reckoned with motile into the future.
Howick Rhythmics Competition Team
This subordinate couple competed in competitions in the Auckland and wider North Island as well as a national plight in Christchurch last year. The gymnasts bonded with one another and domestic acutely arduous to obtain fantastic results, with girls placing in the finest six at every competition. The team who went down to Christchurch achieved twenty-one medals among the eight athletes which is a fantastic feat. They are incredible teenager girls who put in so much effort into each and every status and excelled in their sport last year.
WINNER of the Junior Team of the Year – Blake Hinsley and Nicholas Drummond – Bucklands Beach Yacht Club
Macleans College continues to provide peak characteristic sports teams across the board, as well as a tainted participation rate. With a huge centre on 2019/2020 to gain students engaged and be active further often.
Macleans has hefty social diversion involvement, with over 400 Students involved in Saturday social sports, including Basketball, Badminton and table tennis. All these programmes are run in quarters and coordinated through the school to lift active participation across popular school sports
Botany College 1st XV has been nominated after they won the Auckland Rugby Union 1B 1st XV relay in 2019.
Botany College is not a traditionally strong rugby college but they have worked really strenuous to ensure they put together a best team in this competition that went on to own noted success.
When visiting Pakuranga United Rugby Club, the Boys were all immaculately dressed and treated the facilities with the upmost respect. The span was furthermore well coached and managed.
WINNERS of the High School of the Year – Macleans College
Nominees for Primary/Intermediate School of the Year (one nomination in this category)
Bucklands Beach Intermediate
Bucklands Beach Intermediate School (BBI) has an creditable reputation for having a comprehensive amusement programme. In 2019, one of the highlights was the success of their AIMS Games team. They won 41 medals, more than any additional of the 346 schools. This placed them 3rd on the medal table and the blessing Auckland school. BBI students succession hard, acting onerous and show fair, students trestle by their school motto – ‘Whaia Te Tikitiki Reach for The Heights’.
BBI had a clever league of students in 2019. BBI students and staff are so passionate about sport and see countless benefits of how entertainment provides life-long, positive memories. BBI name a sweeping span of diversion opportunities, fresh than the standard school sports; for example: sailing, equestrian, cheerleading, skiing, hip-hop, aerobics, trampolining, pile biking, indoor bowls and bedew polo.
PURC Presidents Team
The Pakuranga United Presidents Rugby Team is made up of over 35-year-olds who dramaturgy in the Auckland Rugby Union competition.
The bastinado has a want tradition of winning in this quality with our 2019 feature going through their 19-game season unbeaten (the latter season in a row). Playing a finished collision game when mature in your overdue 30’s, 40’s and some in their 50’s is not an feasible article to do especially in the highly competitive Auckland Presidents competition.
On elite of playing, this couple is moreover the feelings and soul of the Club as they offices out around the bastinado ensuring our committees are well stocked with volunteers and helping elevate lots of funding that retain the bastinado afloat on a day to day basis.
Angela Hart is a Life Member of Howick Tennis Club Inc. She has held numerous roles on the Club Committee among 1999-2017. Captain of Midweek Ladies Monday Championship 1 brace and she’s moreover slice of the Senior Interclub Open Presidents team. Angela has been on diverse Committees at Auckland Tennis, including President from 2018-19. Angela was 2nd in 70s Nationals in Jan 2020 for Mixed and Ladies Doubles.
WINNER of the Masters of the Year – Pakuranga Pressies
Cruiz is a 14-year-old fondle judge who refs at two modules being Pakuranga UNited Rugby Club and Beachlands. He was chosen to umpire by Touch NZ at the IPS, Junior Nationals and Secondary Schools competitions. He was furthermore chosen at the PURC module to referee one of the Premier Men’s Open Elite Finals. Cruiz is an outstanding child up and coming umpire that has this season shown his explicit commitment and dedication to being an authorized for the sport of touch.
Shaz is a Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre Umpire. Previously nominated in 2017, Shaz continues to strive towards standard in umpiring. In 2018, 2019, and 2020, Shaz has been in Netball Northern’s Zone Umpire Watchlist, identifying her as an companion having quiescent to be an elite netball umpire. Shaz umpires at representative tournaments, BEKO netball, and pre-season games for ANZ teams and has been appointed by Netball NZ to U17, and U19, national inferior schools competitions.
Carollynn Frew – bench official
Carollynn has been appointed to umpire the following events:
Local: Regional Premier League
National: National Netball League (Beko), ANZ Premiership, Cadbury Netball Series
International: NZ/Australia/England ‘A’ Series, Test – Constellation Cup, NZ vs Australia – Scorer 1
Counties Manukau Bench Official of the Year Award recipient.
Technical Official (Bench Official and Statistician)
Appointed to the later events –
Local: Regional Premier League
National: National Netball League (Beko), ANZ Premiership, NNZ Under 19 Champs, appointed Scorer 2 for Final, Cadbury Netball Series, Super Club
International: NZ/Australia/England ‘A’ Series, Test – Constellation Cup, NZ vs Australia – Scorer 2
Gained Zone Award as Statistician
Counties Manukau Bench Official – Award for 20 Years’ Service
Caitlin Kimpton – Howick College
In 2018 Caitlin was the blessing duchess to receive the Top Youth Referee Award at the NZ Maori’s Touch Tournament
Won the Top Youth Referee award at the Counties Manukau Touch Association Awards
Junior National Referee of the year 2019
shared prizes of Youth, Masters and Open arbitrator of the year 2019
Supreme Award 2019
Received her Level 3 Touch NZ Referee and she is the Top youth Referee in NZ and ranked 4th Female adjudicator in NZ
Youngest Level 3 Female Touch mediator in the World
Named backup judge at the NRL Touch Warrior games 2019
Referee for New Zealand at Trans-Tasman Touch tournament in January 2020
WINNER of the Official of the year – Caitlin Kimpton
David has been a tireless disciple of Macleans College diversion for a numeral of years. He constantly gives up multiple mornings, afternoons and weekends to assistance with coaching, managing and refereeing in a number of sports. He is always ready to put the needs of students and yoke members before his posses to ensure they secure the peak viable experience.
All clubs rely on volunteers to ensure the day to day running of the club goes well. Peter’s venture with Pakuranga United Rugby Club is something the mace is very grateful to have. Every Saturday Peter is in submit of the club’s grounds. He arrives early to coagulate up flags and ropes on Bell Park, put out the filth bins, mans the groove board during games and looks after the changing rooms for both visitors and members. On top of this he is outstanding at welcoming connections into the bludgeon with all guests welcomed with a warm smile and a swiftly helped with any queries they may have.
Peter furthermore sits on the clubs Senior Rugby Committee where in 2019 he took bid of creation changes to the clubs Senior Prizegiving. He did a whole audit of prizes and recommended and implemented a great deal changes to do our trophies supplementary germane to the players. He helped alter the format to a supplementary member amiable eventide and the result, our largest Senior Prize Giving in the last 10 years.
At the later of the season Peter then besides gave his time as a liaison officer for Auckland Rugby for all of the rep games played at Bell Park.
Those that sense Tim Atkinson, perceive that there is actually 5 members of the Atkinson people (despite there only being 4 in the folks photos). The Mountain Raiders BMX Track and absence has been below the watchful have of Tim now for 7 years (with a lot of hours going into the previous track also) Tim literally bleeds Mountain Raiders, with the time, care and stress that goes into everything from the passageway surface preparation through to ensuring bins are empty and rubbish is taken care of. An usual week would consist of at least 15 hours of his posses unpaid circumstance going into the facility maintenance and gestation with that succulent ballooning out to 20 plus around major meetings. Tim has been pivotal in the gestation and installation of a timing gadgetry for the Lloyd Elsmore Track as well as creation significant contributions as a member of the Mountain Raiders Committee. Tim manages to invest into the bastinado at this superiority despite being a NZ ranked rider himself, his son also being a finest age union BMXer and wife Claire being heavily involved in bmx plight commentary up and down the country.
Lynne has no ties – through descendants at least – to the Howick Gymnists Club yet she volunteers many many hours. She has been the chair of the HGC Board for many years until she stepped down last year. Yet she is still volunteering for the Club completing funding applications and she’s the chair of the 4 year void guidance cooperative for a novel multisport smoothness in Lloyd Elsmore Park. Lynne brings in betwixt 60 and 100 K per year through funding applications. The Club has been able to buy lots of gymnastics apparatus over the years, thanks to Lynne’s quite selfless dedication to the Howick Gymnastics Club.
Lincoln has been a member of the Pakuranga Junior Track & Field Committee for the ended six years, a member of the Management Committee and a member of the Senior Track & Field Committee (which he is currently chairing), both for the ended three years.
Throughout his instance on these committees, Lincoln has worked tirelessly and selflessly for the pittance of the club. He is one of the first volunteers at the alley and is always the last to leave, doing everything from setting up the BBQ, the timing instruments and sound system, he is the gallop starter on cudgel nights, helps with the pack-down of kit and locks up the clubrooms when each bastinado night is complete.
Lincoln furthermore purchases and maintains equipment (and installs it when required), mows and paints the area lines on the infield -he is furthermore a bludgeon delegate to Athletics Auckland both Junior and Senior Track and Field.
Lincoln is a World Athletics graded official and officiates on wellbeing of the club at all Athletics Auckland and Counties-Manukau Athletics championship events.
Justin Green has been a volunteer at the Fencibles AFC for further years than members can roll and was a brilliant goal keeper. Justin has had many roles within the mace from Youth Club Captain to vice chairman and stepping into the Chairman role whenever it was vital – but it was never about the role – it was about doing what obligatory to be done. Even when he was not personally well he was still putting the club before himself. Everyone has Justin on throb dial – and if you retain a football applicable catechize his scholarship and willingness to canyon on this letters is final to none. Justin was besides one of the clubs prime coaches for a numeral of years in the youth breach and senior reserves. Justin is one of a cordial and even nevertheless he now has no progeny at the cudgel he is calm there helping and contributing where ever he can.
WINNER of the Volunteer of the year – Lincoln McKenzie, Pakuranga Athletic Club.
Paul as Buckland Beach Association Football Club Youth Convenor has had the liability of overseeing 25 teams and approximately 400 players. Efficiently organising preseason trails, rating players, dealing with parent’s expectations, replying to 100s of emails are all allocation of the role. Throughout the season juggling shy availability, dealing with the council and Auckland Football. All done tirelessly with proficiency and constant friendliness.
Cezanne is an markedly dedicated member of the committee at the Howick Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, who helps to run the staff as efficiently as possible. She is the cudgel treasurer handling all invoicing, and is in bid of the smoothness hireage. Cezanne is the liaison with their controlling device Gymnastics NZ and helps to mature the mace as one that could assistance as a root bludgeon for further struggling gymnasts clubs in East Auckland. She gives up valuable hours with her folks to volunteer her juncture to aid to emend the cudgel and she deserves recognition for the renunciation that she makes.
During what has been a demanding, innovative and rich year Deirdre’s organisational skills, erudition and instance headship at Cockle Bay Tennis Club own been completely utilised. As Club Administrator, Deirdre is professional and has very hastily earned the duteousness of her peers, cudgel members and everyone she deals with.
Deirdre’s contribution was recognised at the 2019 Auckland Tennis Regional Awards where Cockle Bay Tennis Club won:
Club Administration Award and Membership, and the Marketing & Promotion Award.
Deirdre’s off-court administrative guidance of the Caro Bowl couple was instrumental in the Cockle Bay Tennis Club Team wining Auckland Tennis’s 2019 Men’s Caro Bowl relay for the first time in December.
Deirdre’s valued contribution to the Club over the ex 20 years was acknowledged and recognised this occasion last year when she was awarded a Club Life Membership.
Amanda is a Professional gaffer who was taken the sports of Netball and Touch to a recent standard at Pakuranga United. Amanda was the driving decisive slow starting both Junior and College Netball grades at the bastinado after initiating seniors 7 years ago. She has grown it to a mark were Pakuranga United Netball are now one of the biggest Clubs at the Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre. She has put in systems and relatives to operate and run trouper registration, team selection, coaching and management, amusement day volunteering and the running of the umpires. This is on peak of her heart role at the bludgeon which is running the chief books whilst overseeing the Junior Rugby and Touch Administrator.
Just when things are going really well and everything is super busy Amanda has another thought that the merriment of Touch required to be rejuvenated with a Men’s Premier Competition that was both competitive and entertaining to watch. Through sheer laborious afafir from Amanda the PURC Premier Touch competition was born with 8 top teams contacted and entered into the league. Such was the success of this fresh chase it drew another 12 teams into the social competitions on the alike night and adage spectators commune to Bell Park each week from all over Auckland to watch.
Amanda is also a volunteer on the Executive at the Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre and on the board at Counties Manukau Touch Association.
Amanda has been the driving force in rejuvenating the Howick Sports Awards and has run this on benefit of the Club for the last two years.
We’ve already heard about Lincoln and his role as a volunteer for the Pakuranga Athletics club and their passage and corral programme.
As an Administrator, Lincoln is further heavily involved in the poll and headship of the Counties-Manukau Inter-provincial teams. He is a spokesman for the staff (and athletes), excursion to the events, merit manages whilst the teams are away and helps with expedition logistics and management. For the 2020 circumstances to be held at King’s College at Easter, Lincoln has chaired the Local Organising Committee. This has been a enormous activity and has taken up many, much hours of Lincoln’s time, particularly in these challenging times with Covid-19 playing devastation with sporting events.
WINNER of the Administrator of the Year – Amanda Dyason from Pakuranga United Rugby Club
2019 was the best year of Sander being Bucklands Beach Association FC’s Director of Football. As such he not only coached players but coached the coaches as well. He coached the rep 13th level boys pair to Champions for 2019 in the prime union and he took the couple to Sydney to niche second competing rail and beating A-League cudgel rep teams.
Shaun has been with the Howick Hornets club for 4 years and has achieved numerous accolades during his time. He has coached both Counties Manukau NZRL Mens and Womens Premiership teams. 2019 maxim Shaun coach Howick Hornets Premier slant to a first dividing premiership title as the SAS Fox Memorial Premiership Grand Final Winners lambaste Mt Albert. This included on the way, Shaun coaching the span to wins in the Sportsafe Nines, The Roope Rooster and the Rukatai Sheild. His determination and drive for success and noted letter gracefulness is witness to his on pound success. Adding to his previous National Coaching accolades, this year Shaun was named as the Coach for New Zealand Maori Residents side.
Monique is the leader coach at Howick Rhythmics and is incredibly passionate about the game of Rhythmic Gymnastics. She is always looking for ways to rewrite her club, to allow other gymnasts to carry share in the merriment and the staff has seen a larger retention of gymnasts since she ascended into the Head Coach position. She volunteers much hours to do administration duties as well as production up routines in direction for her gymnasts to obtain the fantastic impact they do. In last year’s contest season, the Howick Rhythmics Gymnasts came home with diverse best finishes with the national event held in Christchurch bringing home 21 medals between eight gymnasts. Monique is further mentoring nine lesser coaches who are working through miscellaneous traineeship programs in command to become qualified. Without Monique’s dedication the cudgel would be unable to run and the effort that she puts into creating a supportive and caring environment for her gymnasts is pragmatic through the feelings that the girls obtain developed for the sport.
Mark is the Howick College Premier Mixed Touch Head coach, with the span being winners of the Auckland rivalry and 2nd at the Galaxy Tournament
The teaw were moreover New Zealand Secondary Schools Mixed Champions 2018 and 2019.
Mark has been named coach of the 2020 NZ U18 Mixed Touch team.
WINNER of the Coach of the Year – Monique Gapes – Howick Rhythmic Gymnastics Club
Jethro has been with the Howick Hornets Premier element since 2013, celebrating his 100th Premier game for the bludgeon early on in the 2019 season. Jethro kicked off a fantastic playing vocation to date with a symbol of outstanding achievements for the season. Under his captaincy the Hornets went on to win, the Auckland rugby League Sportscafe Nines Tournament, the Roope Rooster interclub challenge, the 2019 Minor Premiership (The Rukatai Shield) and The Fox Memorial First Division (Grand Final) . Jethro was besides named Man of the Match with 2 tries and 56 tackles. The recent Captain of the Auckland Premiers then went on to secure accolades from the Howick Hornets as Player of the Year, then taking the Auckland Rugby League Fox Memorial Player of the Year and being named in the Auckland Rugby League Team of the Year and capped off the season representing the New Zealand Maori Residents inveigh a touring English Team.
In 2020 TJ Faiane took his amusement to the successive sort as he retained the captaincy of the Auckland Rugby element in the ITM cup whilst besides becoming an integral allowance of the Blues aspect in Super Rugby (where he sometimes kept All Black Legend Ma’a Nonu out of the #12 position, not attainable to do).
His Professional vocation comes on the back of an outstanding junior profession where he represented NZ Secondary Schools in 2013 and NZ U20’s in 2015. He ought be obtaining really close to the elusive All Black jersey!
TJ would be the boon to agree he is not the biggest artist on the corral but his amazing knack thicken and unequalled commitment is not bettered by many.
When not playing professionally TJ proudly represents this mace all over the system when touring and if you ever see him on TV you bequeath see him sporting his Orange and Green mouthguard. If he has the opportunity, he is the prime to come back to the club.
Seth Gibson has been one of the most successful players within the Howick Softball Club over the last 12 months. For a kid man, he has achieved so a lot of to date.
Selected in NZ Black Sox Training Squad and the NZ U23 Men’s duo to tour Canada in June 2020
Received NZ’s Men’s Emerging Player of the year – SNZ Award
Auckland Softball Association Award – Junior Male Sportsperson of the Year and MVP in the U23 Auckland Men’s Representative Team
In the winter (our off season) Seth played in the Czech Republic where his couple competed in the European Super Cup – He was 3rd performer overall out of all 21 teams in Europe on the batting stats.
Seth is recognised as one of the top fielding 1st Basemen in the innocent and has besides been consistent with the Bat throughout the last 12 months whether here or overseas.
Seth is an outstanding actor of the Game and one that deserves recognition.
WINNER of the Sportsman of the Year – Seth Gibson Howick Softball
Vivian has an impressive list of achievements in the recent 12 months:
In the Official New Zealand golf academy and NZ rep
Akl pair member that won Toro playing character one.
1st in Auckland strokeplay, and2nd in New Zealand Strokeplay
3rd in New South Wales amateur
2nd pegasus open (Charles tour)
tied 3rd in the Asia pacific junior championship
International NZ Queen Sirikit team
Macleans college subordinate sportswoman of the year
Leading NZ musician in Asia pacific women’s amateur championships
Howick Hornets Premiership Team
Howick Hornets Rugby League SAS Fox Memorial Premiership Winners 2019
An outstanding year for the Premiership yoke in 2019 after a span of years recognized lost out and placing 3rd on the Premiership ladder. Last year proverb a strong Coaching team, backed by an equally strong and determined team. They started the year well, winning the Auckland Rugby League Sportsafe 9’s at Hibiscus Coast, the Roope Rooster – an interclub challenge betwixt the prime Auckland division clubs, the 2019 Minor Premiership (Rukatai Sheild), winning the SAS Fox Memorial 1st Division final, and finalists for the Counties Manukau Sports ‘Team of the Year’. The Howick Hornets mace are remarkably proud of the Teams contribution to their merriment and canton and the role models these players are for the grassroots of our sport.
Macleans College Premier Golf
The Macleans college premier golf couple went back to back in 2019 with another 1st recess at the Secondary schools golf nationals.
They besides won the Auckland college sport premier competition.
Auckland Ice Figure Skating – Black Ice
Black Ice are a assorted age synchronized Ice Figure skating team. They are 3x NZ National Champions and the present NZ public phrase holders. Black Ice recently won gold at the Australian National Championships which has never been achieved by a NZ yoke before. Black Ice undertaking to employ their NZ interval for 2020 and to compete in Europe in early 2021 – fingers crossed.
Winner Auckland Champs
Winner Glenburn Champs
Winner West Auckland Champs
Winner North Island Champs
Winner NZ National Champs
Winner Australian National Champs
WINNER of the Team of the Year – Black Ice, Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club
James Wilson is an enthusiastic ambassador for Special Olympics and how it has changed his life from being wet boy on the sideline through to representing NZ in powerlifting at the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi. He not only won 4 silver medals but also gave speeches on gain of the NZ legate at the NZ Embassy welcome on arrival and again when they visited Amity International School. He is a proud Athlete Leader, a dedicated sports person and a revered nonpareil of how disability can be overcome and goals can be achieved.
Special Olympics plays an money part in James’ life and James plays an important portion in promoting Special Olympics both for New Zealand and his local Special Olympics Howick Pakuranga Club. His long for Special Olympics led to James being selected to row and graduate as a Global Messenger for Special Olympics in 2017. In the cause up to the Special Olympics World Games, James gave numerous motivational speeches to hoist assets for the Special Olympics team and to cherish other hidden athletes to move allocation and follow his lead. James won a nutrition challenge held at CrossFit East Auckland and this led him to suggest a series of workshops held by his local bludgeon to encourage athletes to chance a nutritious diet, to reach and warm up properly and to set about friends.
Blake Hinsley & Nicholas Drummond
We’ve already heard about Blake and Nick’s nautical achievements in the Junior yoke of the year category; to add to that, Blake & Nick Trained onerous throughout the 2019 Sailing season & into winter in directive to elite win the NZ Nationals in the RS Feva in April and then go on to win the Silver Medal at the RS Feva Youth worlds in Follonica, Italy in July 2019.
Dalton Papalii continued his outstanding set for both Auckland and The Blues in 2019 which culminated in him playing for the All Blacks again. Whilst disappointed in not creation the Rugby World Cup Squad he continues to assignment strenuous to become an All Black again in 2020 – what a famous merriment he had on Sat night!
Dalton’s diary of initiation and playing is very heavy but when asked he makes himself available to acting for Pakuranga. In 2019 he played for Pakuranga inveigh Auckland Rugby powerhouse Ponsonby. Having Dalton in the plane gave the team such confidence that they inflicted on Ponsonby their only loss of the season.
Dalton furthermore inspires our descendants when at the club, he’s always available to perform a presentation or move a “selfie “with any youngster peanut which is a actual benchmark of an outstanding youngster man.
Theo has had a noted season at Northern Arizona University, not valid with his running, but further academically. He has excelled on the track, being between the fastest middle stretch runners at NCAA level, as his effect demonstrate. Theo furthermore received an reader magnanimity from his conference in their 2019 Spring All-Academic bays for his 4.00 Grade Point Average. He is proudly flying the Howick fade in the United States and is an afflatus to a lot of local athletes who now want to emulate his achievements.
March 2019: Theo ran the 5000m at a US collegiate outdoor meet at Stanford. He won his prance with a time 0.2s off the NZ U20 5000m record.
April 2019: Theo ran in the finest seeded prance of the 1500m in a very prestigious outdoor meet in California. He flawless 9th in 3:39.84, but broke the NZ U20 1500m index which had stood for 27 years.
15 Feb 2020: Theo ran his boon sub 4-minute mile putting him and his belated father Dick as the peak NZ father-son sub 4 duo. There is a world-wide ‘club’ and they are 12th in the totality to have achieved this performance and are ranked 8th fastest on the list.
WINNER of the Internationalist of the Year – James Wilson, Special Olympics
Howick Hornets Rugby League
2019 – A very exciting year at the Howick Hornets Rugby League Club; one they are all extremely proud to be share of. The SAS Fox Memorial Premiership Winners, 2019 Minor Premiership Winners (The Rukatai Sheild), Auckland Referees Association Best and Fairest Club of the Year, Auckland Rugby League Club of the Year, Auckland Rugby League Sportcafe Nines’s Mens Premiership Winners, Finalists in the Counties Manukau Sports – Team of the Year – Mens Premiership. The club has spent 3 years building the girls grades and 2019 truism the Under 16 Girls accomplish a grand hindmost – narrowly losing to Otahuhu. The staff plant onerous to generate the diversion within our parish and continues to look brazen to grassroots Rugby League being additional recognised.
Howick Softball Club
The Howick Softball Club is definitely manufacture a difference in the Community and has done for much years. The Club’s membership is strong with a huge cipher of juniors. The Club has shown many modern initiatives over the years to ensure participation and opportunities are provided to all within our community.
The Club mill with all primary and intermediate schools, and does a fantastic occupation running their inter school tournaments at Meadowlands Reserve.
This season, the Club sent representatives to Waiheke Island to job with a bastinado there on their Have A Go Day and during the season enabled them to play by supporting them with coaching and financially.
Their Small Sox scarcely teams, 2.5 years of age to 4 continues to thrive and to see these young kindle the season, shy and reserved to being buoyant by the modern of the season and learning the rebellious fundamentals is hugely rewarding.
The Club runs its posses Winter Academy that has seen enormous success – with 3 teenager men being selected for Junior Black Sox the religious year, and then 2 other this season, 2 senior players making NZ Black Sox or Squads with some noblewoman players furthermore manufacture Auckland Representative teams.
The biggest reward is seeing those that played as youngsters at Tee round now bringing their keep offspring to play. This bludgeon is a actual kinsfolk club, that values it’s members, the local district and everyone it factory with.
Pakuranga United Rugby Club
Pakuranga United Rugby Club (PURC) is a staff on the move. Rugby is and always commit be why the bastinado was founded but in today’s market clubs must diversify their sport offering to hold members engaged.
At PURC whilst they maintain a insolvable membership of 640 juniors and 250 senior Rugby players, they hold actively diversified the mace by adding in Netball teams (over 250 players in 2019 up 15%) and creating a recent Premier League Touch Competition which precept the Touch rivalry generate by over 20 teams in 2019 up 20%.
The staff is progressive and is always looking at how they can do things better so in 2019 several new initiatives were trialled. These included:
On finest of all this the mace allows all local schools and flock groups to use these facilities for training, playing and credit ceremonies.
Bucklands Beach Tennis Club
Bucklands Beach Tennis Club is a strong fold tennis club. Success in 2019 included entry in Men’s and Women’s Caro Bowl teams for the boon circumstance and achieving Auckland Tennis’ Club of the Year. The club had strong likeness at all levels of interclub, inferior and senior, plus lower entries in regional and civic competitions. The bludgeon caters for all ages and levels from beginner courses through to an deserving lesser gestation programme. An active committee ensures worthy facilities and active participation by members with mace days/nights, men’s nights, veterans, midweek ladies, cardio tennis aswell as social events, working bees, tennis equipment donations to other clubs, all well supported by our loyal members.
Achievements – which are too a great deal to list, include
Tennis Auckland Club of the Year, Senior Interclub of the Year and Junior Club of the Year
Runners up Caro Bowl Women’s Competition
Winners Caro Bowl Reserve Men
Junior Reps include Jack Chapman and Olivia Brown and Auckland Tennis Gold Service Award for 20 year plus went to Julia Sim.
Cockle Bay Tennis
Junior National Achievements
18 offspring participated in the 2019/2020 New Zealand Age Group Tennis Championships.
Cockle Bay Junior members had revered results in National Tournaments.
Regional Member Achievements
Cockle Bay tennis Won the elite Auckland Tennis 2019 Caro Bowl relay for the boon time. This is their 9th consecutive year participating in this race that attracts draws in elite players from NZ and Australia.
Won the blessing Auckland Tennis 2019 Junior Caro Bowl Boys and Junior Caro Reserve Boys titles.
Had 16 offspring participate in the age band 2019/20 Auckland Championships.
Have 26 junior, 13 senior and 8 mid-week ladies teams participating in the Auckland Tennis summer and winter interclub competitions.
WINNER of the Club of the Year Howick Hornets Rugby League Club
Nominations for Service to Sport – awarded to each of these individuals
Paul prime coached his six-year-old son at Bucklands Beach AFC 22 years ago and has been involved with the bludgeon every year since. He’s Coached multiple youth championship teams and for the elapsed 4 years has been the executive of the successful men’s best team. He’s a Life Member and existing Executive Member with liability as Senior Convenor.
Special Olympics Howick Pakuranga swimming coach at weekly trainings for 25 years.
Special Olympics Howick Pakuranga Team Coach Trans Tasman Hamilton 2016
Special Olympics Howick Pakuranga Team Coach NZ National Summer Games Wellington 2017
A loyal coach who strives for the blessing from athletes. She collaborates with further coaches to grow goals so athletes are always challenging themselves.
Brian’s employment as a sports administrator has been outstanding for well over 20 years. Brian joined Pakuranga United Rugby Club when his son started playing at the club. He soon became a Coach before animated into the management area. He was briskly identified by the Committee of the day as someone who had a famous education of both Rugby and running game and was drafted into the Committee. As his son moved through the age grades at the cudgel Brian’s involvement furthermore started to acclivity up, firstly onto the Senior Rugby Committee and then the club’s Board where he stayed for over 10 years.
Whilst on the Senior Rugby Committee Brian took on the role of the club’s Delegate to the Auckland Rugby Union Council of Delegates, a occasion he held for over 10 years eventually becoming the Chair of this thumping money Council. From there Brian was elected onto the Board of Auckland Rugby whilst at the identical situation sitting on the Board of Super Rugby feature the Blues -a role he continues with.
Brian’s involvement in the pastime he loves has been one of a great deal hours of voluntary giving. The Club has awarded Brian a lot of tributes over the years and the Auckland Rugby Union furthermore honoured Brian presenting him with their prime award as well.
Sandra took on the role as mace president at the Howick Rhythmics Gymnastics Club a few years back and continues to donate back to the bastinado and the sport in anyway that she can. For over 20 years she has been involved in gymnastics through her daughters embryonic up in both artistic and rhythmic gymnastics. She has chaperoned New Zealand representative teams to Australia for varied competitions, as well as the NZ Rhythmic Gymnastics Group to the World Championships in 2018. She volunteers at governmental comps as a scorer and she has served on numerous bastinado committees for the entertainment engrossed on helping it to gain recognition. Sandra cede offices out in anyway that she can to serve the club – she is an amazing woman.
Since she started certified scoring and timekeeping for Howick Pakuranga Netball in 1998, Sandra has been:
Appointed to World Netball Champs in Christchurch and Auckland and the World Youth Champs in Wales.
She has been awarded Counties Manukau Bench Official of the Year
along with an Award for 20 Years’ Service.
She has regularly been appointed to National Tournaments and to International Tests and is one of the most experienced bench officials in NZ. In preceding years she has been a senior member of the Counties Manukau band assisting with the probation of Cadets (those fresh to the role) and is highly respected by all.
Sue has a substantial register of achievements since she first coached Macleans college netball teams in 1980.
She’s been on the Executive couple of Howick Pakuranga Netball and a rep yoke Manager and in the cooperative that started certified scoring and timekeeping.
She’s moreover been share of the Executive of Manukau Netball and Managed Netball NZ Invitation teams
Sue has been the minutes Secretary, Board member and Chair OF Counties Manukau netball.
She was the Co-ordinator of bench officials throughout Counties Manukau for 20 years.
Sue has been awarded or been a finalist in a quantity of service tributes over the years, both locally and nationally and given tirelessly to netball for 40 years.
Danna Mandry or better confidential as Mum has been a ration of Fencibles United AFC for additional than 20 years and a great deal to the club’s nonplus retired at the closing of the 2019 football season. Danna has been the Secretary of the bludgeon for all of this time. Danna is one of those amazing folks that has a wonderful sporty connections and manages to juggle everything along with being 100% dedicated to her role of not only Secretary but Mum to all the players. Her role as face of the bastinado has empitic her go through so a great deal changes but she is the one constant; the partner you can always rely on, the comrade that is always there helping run everything or production sure everyone is doing as they should. Fencibles could not keep run without her and her feelings and emotions for the complete club.
Since 1998, Dev has been pro-actively involved in the pastime of Badminton at assorted clubs at all levels serving all ages – and he is still playing at Masters level.
Dev furthermore has substantial list of achievements:
World Masters Gold medalist with numerous other medals won both internationally and nationally.
Auckland Representative entertainer for 15 years plus, along with coaching and embryonic players.
Pioneered and developed 15 clubs in East Auckland including the largest badminton club in the simple at East Tamaki.
Organized and managed numerous badminton tournaments in the last 20 years.
Dev has besides been a President, Head Coach, Club Captain, Vice President, Chair and Trustee to numerous Sports and Badminton clubs.