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Provincial Pride

Between the grassroots and international cricket sits the level where provincial passions and loyalty are tried and tested.

Read the stories from the provinces, moments in domestic matches and the players who defined their region’s cricketing fortunes.

Vale Norm Wilson

In the course of some ongoing research for the Museum into the history of the Hawke Cup, Norm Wilson was one of those contacted....
t20 winners

Super Smashing: T20 Winners

With four titles to their name, Auckland are easily the most dominant side in men's domestic T20 history. They also share the record for...
NZ Women's T20 Winners

A Title With No Name: NZ Women’s T20 Winners

In 2016-17, the Otago Sparks broke their duck, winning the NZ Women's T20 competition for the first time since it began in 2007-08. They have...

Historic Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Returns

Eighty-one years after it was first contested, the prestigious Hallyburton Johnstone (HBJ) Shield is being reintroduced by NZC this season, as the prize for...
Blanche Te Rangi

Plenty of Devil; the Blanche Te Rangi story

It’s a striking image: two young women stand with bats and caps in hand, the bank at Whanganui’s Cook’s Gardens rising behind them in...
plunket shield winners

Plunket Shield Winners

The 2017-18 Plunket Shield competition went in to the final day with Central Districts holding a narrow four-point lead over the Wellington Firebirds. After both...