A near-record 670 swimmers from 96 clubs will contest the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in the North Shore starting on Sunday.
Thirteen-year-old Brearna Crawford led the way for the New Zealand team competing at the 2016 Australian State Teams Short Course Championships on the weekend.
Sixteen members of the swimming community were yesterday recognised for their services to the sport at the annual general meeting of Swimming New Zealand.
A swimming club has been in existence in some form in the Waipa District since around 1908 and has seen many changes over the years with it coming to be what we know it as today, Te Awamutu Swimming Club, some 50 odd years ago.
The New Zealand swim team concluded their successful Paralympic in Rio with six gold medals, to better their winning efforts from London four years ago.
Yesterday’s gold medallist Nikita Howarth returned to the pool in Rio today in the 100m Breaststroke SB9 along with North Shore’s Rebecca Dubber in the 400m freestyle S7.
Te Rapa Primary School in Hamilton are making sure their students get the best water safety and learn to swim education possible.