Hearing-impaired Whakatane teen Brooklyn Taitimu has two secret weapons in her quest for rock-climbing success – an FM frequency machine to help her hear, and a phenomenal coach who believes Brooklyn is limitless.
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Amy Robinson’s love affair with the Anchor AIMS Games went through its toughest test on Tuesday, after the Black Sticks star traded in white-hot action on the turf for a freezing spot in the commentary box.
As partially-sighted BMX rider Hunter Stirling-Lindsay was preparing for a warm-up lap at the 2019 AIMS Games, he pulled out a treasured white race shirt he’d picked up at a fundraiser. It had been worn in overseas competition by his role model, Olympian and former world champion Sarah Walker.
Sporting triplets in one team are a rare thing indeed but Rosmini College have their own teen trio in the Wyllie brothers who have played basketball together since primary school. In fact, it was only last year when Chris, Josh and Liam first played without each other all in the same team, but
Among the 10 sets of twins on the netball courts at the AIMS Games are ex-All Black Filo Tiatia’s twin girls and it just so happens they’re two of five daughters of former All Blacks playing netball in Tauranga this week.
Tauranga’s AIMS Games cancelled due to Covid-19
May 26, 2019 • Source: 1 NEWS
This year’s AIMS Games that were to be held in Tauranga have been cancelled due to the ongoing safety concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hearing impairment not slowing Whakatane Intermediate climber impressing at AIMS Games
Sep 10, 2019 • Source: 1 NEWS
Brooklyn Taitimu is into the semis for rockclimbers at the country’s largest sporting event
Thousands of school kids around NZ, Pacific Islands warned of measles risk ahead of AIMS Games
Sep 7, 2019 • Source: 1 NEWS
Bear in mind the risks, and be sensible – that’s the message from health officials as more than 11,000 intermediate-age students gather for a sports tournament, amid a measles outbreak.
July 29, 2019 • Source: Breakfast on 1
More than 11,000 young athletes will descend on Tauranga in September for AIMS Games – and this year they’re going international with a group of Fijian school kids set to compete!
Watch: NZ Sevens stars surprise AIMS Games athletes with trophies from successful World Cup campaigns
Sep 12, 2018 • Source: 1 NEWS
Three New Zealand Sevens players have surprised thousands of students in Tauranga with both the men’s and women’s Sevens Rugby World Cup trophies.
Thousands of young athletes in Tauranga for annual AIMS Games
Sep 9, 2018 • Source: 1 NEWS
Hundreds of intermediate and middle school students have kicked off this year’s AIMS Games by giving it their all at the first event in Tauranga.
A retirement village in Tauranga has opened its doors to around 50 intermediate aged children this week.
It’s the answer to the accommodation shortage during the annual AIMS Games which this year has attracted more than 10,000 athletes from over 300 schools.
AIMS Games 2019 results + photos
13 Sep, 2019 03:25 AM
Mahara Matete gets airborne during Te Puke Intermediate School’s 29-0 win over Papamoa College on the first day of the 2019 AIMS Games boys’ 7s competition.
Nearly 3 tonnes of kiwifruit to be handed out at Tauranga’s AIMS Games
26 Aug, 2019 10:21 AM
The Anchor AIMS Games are coming up in Tauranga next month, bringing 11,500 intermediate students from 369 schools across New Zealand and the Pacific for a week of sporting competition.