It’s Our Birthday!!

It’s Our Birthday!! And it couldn’t be a better week to celebrate with so much exciting news. Huriana Manuel launched her first rugby clinic in Japan over the weekend, two of WeAreTENZING’S exceptional athletes have been selected to compete in the Commonwealth Games and Mitchell McClenaghan is heading back to the Indian Premier League. Commonwealth Games It’s…

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Courtney Gets Her Show

  Courtney Gets Her Show After ending a fantastic netball career with the Northern Stars and Silver Ferns Courtney Tairi quickly transitioned into a new found passion of hers, TV broadcasting. Here Courtney has been able to show her incredible expert knowledge of a variety of sports as she quickly stamps her mark as one of…

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WeAreTENZING Wrap Up

Its been another huge week for the WeAreTENZING family. We launched the first event in our new breakfast series: Inside The Mind, centred around inspiring the next generation of exceptional women and the day could not have gone any better. On the pitch, the Mua brothers finally got to take the field together, Vince Aso and…

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WeAreTENZING Wrap Up

  Its been another great week for the WeAreTENZING family. Patrick Tuipulotu battled Vince Aso in their last Super Rugby pre-season match, Alex Pledger has been selected in the Tall Blacks to take on China in their FIBA World Cup qualifying match, Jordan Thompson Dunn has been selected in the New Zealand Under 18’s Touch team and…

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WeAreTENZING Wrap Up

The year is starting to pick up again with many of the WeAreTENZING family getting back to what they do best. Vince Aso, Kayla Imrie, and the family at Zambrero continue to make huge steps in their mission to tackle world hunger, Jono is off to Thailand for a driver’s dream experience. Tyla Nathan-Wong and the…

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WeAreTENZING Wrap Up

The day that you have all been waiting for has come, the WeAreTenzing Wrap Up is back! We have had some awesome moments over the festive season so make sure you check it all out below.   Ricardo is Crowned National Champion Ricardo Christie has started 2018 with a bang by claiming the New Zealand…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Tamati Ellison and the Black Rams continue to impress after defeating the Toyota Shuttles 35-20, Jeriah Mua has helped the Bay of Plenty sevens squad qualify for the National Champs after a very impressive Northern Regional tournament. Alex “The Chief” Pledger and the Breakers got their revenge by defeating the Brisbane Bullets 96-89.   World School Sevens…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

This week Kayla Imrie helped the Black Fins claim second spot at the DHL International Surf Rescue Championship, Tamati Ellison and the Black Rams kept their run of form going by defeating the Red Hurricanes 34-12, Mitchell McClenaghan helped kick off the Auckland Aces season in the best way possible as they comfortably defeated the Central Stags and…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Alex the Chief Pledger and the Tall Blacks have emphatically bounced back from their first loss by crushing Hong Kong 133-74, Patrick Tuipulotu helped the All Blacks finish their season on a high by defeating Wales 33-18. The week ahead looks very exciting week with Tyla Nathan-Wong, Kayla Imrie and Ricardo Christie all returning to action (more…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Alex is now a superhero off the court! Alex continued his usual performance on the court by being a defensive bully for the New Zealand Breakers as they defeated the Brisbane Bullets last night. But Alex and Jordi have also been accepted into New Zealand’s first Justice League. Pat was impressive in his return to the…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

What a week it has been for the WeAreTENZING family. Alex the “Chief” Pledger and the Breakers have broken a franchise record and moved further ahead, Jono Lester finished 4th in his final race of the season, Vince Aso helped the Barbarians defeat Tonga, Donald Brighouse made his debut for Samoa and Jess Quinn published another amazing…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

It has been another amazing week for the WeAreTENZING family. Alex the “Chief” Pledger and the Breakers have kept their great form going with two more wins, Storm Purvis continues to inspire by visiting another school, Anjuli Mack’s transformation challenge is well on target with her social media engagement reaching incredible numbers, Tom English published an exceptional new blog and Kiri Danielle…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap

Congratulations to Inga Finau who was part of the Premiership winning Canterbury side. Alex the “Chief” Pledger again had a standout game for the Breakers as they beat the Brisbane Bullets. Storm Purvis and Kayla Cullen both were excellent for the Silver Ferns at Fast 5 World Series but unfortunately could not get the result they were after. Courtney…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Congratulations to Patrick Tuipulotu who has been named in the All Blacks Northern Tour squad, Pat has looked very impressive since returning to the All Blacks and due to this has been rewarded a spot in the touring 37. Alex the “Chief” Pledger continued his fine form as the Breakers won their third game in a row defeating Melbourne…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

It was an exciting week for the WeAreTENZING Mitre 10 Cup boys with many of them locking up semi-final spots (more info below). Alex “The Chief” Pledger was a shot blocking machine as the Breakers got their first win of the season by defeating the Sydney Kings. Jess Quinn and Richie Hardcore passed on their experiences and expert…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

The Mua brothers stole the show with Ajay making his Mitre 10 cup debut and Jeriah playing for New Zealand Schools (more info below). Mitch has announced his signing with the Sydney Thunder for the upcoming Big Bash League season. Alex “The Chief” Pledger and the Breakers came close in their opening game, however, the new look team showed plenty…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Watch out NRL Junior Ratuva is coming! Over the weekend Junior topped off what has already been a great year by signing with the Melbourne Storm. Sam Anderson-Heather, Donald Brighouse, Leroy Van Dam and Otago defeated Auckland, Jeriah Mua was selected in the New Zealand Schools squad, Johnny Cooper was selected in the New Zealand Maori’s Under…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Patrick Tuipulotu is back in black!! Patrick has been recalled into the All Blacks for their trip to Argentina. Patrick, Vince Aso and Sam Prattley also got their Mitre 10 cup season back on track with a hard fought victory over Southland. It was a great week for a many of the WeAreTENZING young guns with the National…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

WeAreTENZING now has three more national champions!!! Jeriah Mua, Jordan Thompson-Dunn and Dennon Robinson capped off an amazing season with Hasting Boys 1st XV by winning the national title over the weekend. It was another good week for WeAreTENZING’s Mitre 10 cup boys with Sam Anderson-Heather, Donald Brighouse, Leroy Van Dam, Inga Finau, Siegfried Fisiihoi,…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

How good were the Silver Ferns?! Phoenix Karaka and the young Silver Ferns squad pulled off a massive upset to beat Australia and claim the Quad Series. Etonia Waqa, Mitchell Gibson, Kershawl Skyes-Martin and Mone Ngakura are through to the National 1st XV Top 4 after beating Rosmini, as are Jeriah Mua, Jordan Thompson-Dunn, Dennon Robinson and Hastings Boys…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

What a week it has been at WeAreTENZING. Etonia Waqa, Mitchell Gibson, Kershawl Skyes-Martin and Monny Ngahonri took out the Auckland 1A competition with St Kentigern 1st XV, Jono Lester finished 8th in the Suzuka 1000, Jess Quinn and Tania Tare both won their respective categories at the New Zealand Social Media Awards, Kayla won Bronze at the Canoe…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Many of the WeAreTENZING team kicked off their Mitre 10 cup season (see the full wrap up below). Tamati played fantastically for the Ricoh Black Rams being named man of the match, Jono is heading back to Japan for the biggest race of the year, the Suzuka 1000km, and Jess, Amber and Tania are all nominated for…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Several of the WeAreTENZING family have been announced in their Mitre 10 cup teams with Sam Anderson-Heather being named the captain of Otago (more Mitre 10 cup news below). Faine Kahia is jetting off to Italy to test drive for Lamborgini, Mitchell McClenaghan has been playing fantastic for the St Lucia Stars in the Carribean…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Another busy week for us here at WeAreTENZING. Jono finished 5th in the latest Super GT event which now puts him back in the top 10 overall rankings, Kayla, Phoenix and Storm all trialled for the Silver Ferns last week, with Kayla and Phoenix being named in the squad for the Quad Series and Storm named…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Ziggy and the Chiefs fought hard but came up short against the Crusaders, Vince and the Hurricanes also had a close battle against the Lions in Johannesburg but couldn’t come away with the win. Pratters is heading to Japan with the Auckland Mitre squad and Ricardo’s first heat in the US open is today, best of luck mate.…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

They did it! Ziggy and the Chiefs secured a semi final spot after defeating the Stormers in Cape Town, Vince and the Hurricanes also recorded an away victory and booked a semi final after convincingly beating the Brumbies in Canberra. Jono recorded another top 10 finish in the Super GT and I helped Northcote win the…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Its been a great week for us here at WeAreTENZING. Ziggy and Tonga qualified for the World Cup after Samoa lost to Fiji, Richie Hardcore was again influential in another awesome campaign when he spoke at No Beers Who Cares, Viliami Tosi, Keanu Kahukura, Matthew Johnson, Kaydis Hona and George Tuinea all played for Marist…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Huriana Manuel and Joe Sullivan were both awesome in their Q and A’s at the Lions Fan Zone, Richie Hardcore completed the Lifewise Big Sleepout, Ziggy again played fantastically for Tonga scoring the opening try, however, it was not quite enough as they lost 14-10 to Fiji. An awesome effort this week by everyone at WeAreTENZING, and…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap

Vince was a standout in the Hurricanes draw vs the Lions, Phoenix, unfortunately, lost in the ANZ Championship, but it can’t take away what has been an amazing season for Phoenix and the Pulse, Nephi and Ziggy battled it out in the opening match of the Pacific Nations Cup, Ziggy and Tonga coming away with the…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap

A lot went on this week for us here at WeAreTENZING. Vince was named in the Hurricanes team to play The Lions tomorrow, Phoenix and the Pulse will proceed to their first Grand Final of the ANZ Premiership after defeating Storm and the Mystics in a tight clash, Nephi and Samoa lost a nail-biting game…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Another eventful week for us here at WeAreTENZING. Jono has recorded another top five finish in the Official Sugo Test day. Richie spoke at Wellesley College over the weekend to four groups of boys about masculinity, gender roles, respect and equality. Phoenix got the win over Kayla as the Pulse defeated the Stars 57-47. Tom has…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Jono is ready to go after posting the fastest lap time at the Suzuka SUPER GT tyre test. What a battle it was on Friday night – Ziggy and Vince both played in a hard fought battle between the Chiefs and the Hurricanes, with the Chiefs narrowly coming away with the victory 17-14. For us,…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

What a great week at WeAreTENZING! Sam and Inga both played fantastically for the NZ Barbarians. Sam crossed the line early in the match but the Barbarians couldn’t quite get the win, going down 13-7, an amazing effort none the less. Pat had a hard fought win defeating the Reds in Samoa, Vince scored again and is now just…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

This week we have launched Ziggy’s new website which is now live! The website showcases his mission to mentor young Pacific Islanders with a future in Rugby. It was also an exciting week for Ajay Mua as the Bay of Plenty Academy travelled to Samoa, in which they recorded a hard-fought victory over the Samoa under…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Wow, another eventful week here at WeAreTENZING! The Hurricanes had a record breaking score against the Cheetahs this weekend, with Vince getting his second hat-trick of the season. Vince has now surpassed Tana Umanga’s 20 year-old single season scoring record for the Hurricanes. Storm returned from injury to beat the Mainland Tactix in Nelson, and Kayla was…

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WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up

Welcome to our first WeAreTENZING Weekly Wrap Up. Each week we’ll be sharing some tips on how to grow your social media following as well as celebrating success within our WeAreTENZING family. We have over 90 team members now, all doing amazing things which we think deserve some recognition – whether it be Ricardo getting his first win on…

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