Sportsville opened with gala event

Whangarei Report - - SPORT -

Sportsville Dar­gav­ille was of­fi­cially opened last week­end. The gala event in­cluded celebrity games of net­ball and ten­nis, be­fore the courts and fields were handed over to younger play­ers from the com­mu­nity. The de­vel­op­ment has taken three years and cost around $2.4 mil­lion.

Pho­tos / Ta­nia Whyte

For­mer Black Cap Dion Nash, who was raised in Dar­gav­ille, swaps the bat for a rac­quet.

With eye and hand work­ing to­gether, Laura Tay­lor, 7, has a throw.

For­mer Sil­ver Fern Ber­nice Mene, who is mar­ried to Dion Nash, looks right at home.

Chilli Kapa, 8, tries out her throw­ing skills.

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