Phoenix Patea – Why Sport Matters

In the past year, Phoenix Patea has gone from the dizzying heights of playing basketball in front of LeBron James to being deprived of any sporting opportunity because of Coronavirus. Post lockdown the sports prefect at Wellington East Girls’ College is working tirelessly to ensure sport remains at the forefront of ... More

CSW Lock down Interviews – Episode 2. Evyatar Tabor

Episode 2 of the CSW lockdown interviews see us catch up with Rongotai College guard Evyatar Tabor. He talks all things Rongotai Bball, 2018 U17 Championships and Las Vegas. Check it out! More

CSW Rewind – Basketball

Over the next few weeks College Sport Wellington are going to be taking a visual look back at some of the last few years of our sports, highlighting special moments, teams, players and more. In this rewind we take a look back at some basketball highlights over the last few years. In last years Premier Basketball ... More

Bright future for sporting brother and sister Masi and Tia Pavihi

Multi-talented sports all-rounders brother and sister Tomasi and Tia Pavihi have both been identified in Basketball and Touch Rugby age group teams in New Zealand. Masi is year 11 at St Pat’s Silverstream and Tia is year 10 at Queen Margaret College and last year both traveled overseas with New Zealand age-grade ... More

Sopoaga sisters following family footsteps

With four older rugby playing brothers, including All Black Lima, it is little surprise that Queen Margaret College’s Sopoaga sisters are turning heads on the rugby field. Older sister Te Araroa (year 13) and Naomi (year 10) were both in top form for their school side in Monday’s Wellington Condor 7s qualifying ... More

Porirua Power Coming Together In Tawa Triumph

Despite coaching girls at St Mary’s College for several years, many Tawa College boys were familiar with Nixon Penese. Penese runs the Porirua Heat Basketball Club from the Tawa College gym. The Heat is an incorporated society encouraging the development of basketball players in Wellington. Tawa College student Malachi ... More

Rongotai on top after successful exchange against Silverstream

Rugby For the first time in more than a decade, Rongotai College have secured a home semi-final in the Premiership defeating St Patrick’s College, Silverstream 10-5 in the 60th annual Old Boys Cup traditional. The conditions were brutal with a bitter southerly accompanied by horizontal rain, hail, thick mud and ... More

Pohlen Cup Final Replay Stretches Into Double Overtime

The second round of the Pohlen Cup at the ASB Centre featured a blockbuster showdown between last year’s finalists and big victories for three of the leading contenders in 2019. Rongotai College outlasted St Pats Town 106-99 in a double overtime thriller. In a replay of the 2018 decider, Rongotai was en-route for a ... More

Silverstream claim victory in Traditional against Wellington College

St Patrick’s College, Silverstream claimed a 2-1 victory in their annual sports exchange against Wellington College in horrid conditions yesterday. Silverstream was successful in the First XV rugby and basketball while the football ended dramatically The Silverstream First XV have extended their Wellington Premie... More

Lofty ambitions for Jordon Rangitawa (HVHS)

By Adam Blackwell Food poisoning cut short 16-year-old point guard Jordan Rangitawa’s New Zealand Under 19 basketball camp last weekend but she has plenty more to look forward to this year. The year 13 student, who is entering her fifth and final year in the Hutt Valley High School Senior A basketball team, has ... More