News | North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website Latest update from North Harbour Rugby Union - the Official Website en-us Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:11:05 +1300 Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:11:05 +1200 60 MEDIA RELEASE: 2020 Mitre 10 Cup Draw Released <img src="" width="200" /> As rugby returns to the field, New Zealand Rugby have officially confirmed the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup draw. Harbour Rugby will again field a side in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership, with continued aspirations to develop existing and new squad members. Head coach Kieran Keane is aware that fans,... Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:44:37 +1200 2020 RUGBY LAWS PRESENTATION: BRENDON PICKERILL <img src="" width="200" /> Most people are aware there has been mention of significant changes to the way breakdown laws among a few others will be adjudicated this season, at all grades and levels. There are NO changes or amendments to the law itself &ndash; rather the law will be applied a lot closer to how it was... Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:13:35 +1200 GAME ON: Don't have 15 players? Don't have replacement Front Rowers? Game On means club and school rugby still kicks off <img src="" width="200" /> In 2020 New Zealand Rugby (NZR) are introducing the concept of &lsquo;Game On&rsquo; into all Senior Club and Secondary School community rugby across New Zealand. The &lsquo;Game On&rsquo; initiative has been designed to eliminate defaults occurring. Within the North Harbour (NHRU) region we... Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:37:05 +1200 MEDIA RELEASE: North Harbour Senior Men’s & Women’s Draws Announced with Support from D3 Tape’s Strap Up & Kick Off Campaign <img src="" width="200" /> The North Harbour Rugby Senior Men&rsquo;s &amp; Women&rsquo;s draws have been released a week out from the competition commencing on Saturday June 20 th . The men&rsquo;s Premier 1 competition has been affected by Covid-19 and instead of a traditional 17 week competition it will now be a... Fri, 12 Jun 2020 11:21:01 +1200 COMMUNITY RUGBY KICKING OFF WITHOUT RESTRICTIONS <img src="" width="200" /> Alert Level 1 and Return to Community Rugby &nbsp; New Zealand Rugby (NZR) welcomes the Government&rsquo;s decision to move to Alert Level 1 which now allows community rugby to return without restrictions. Clubs, schools and community rugby providers are encouraged to continue... Tue, 09 Jun 2020 15:50:30 +1200 COACHES & ASSOCIATE REFEREES: REGISTRATION PROCESS 2020 <img src="" width="200" /> The registration process follows a two step approach: STEP 1 : Complete the online Registration - There are no practical workshops for Coaches or Associate Referees to attend. STEP 2 : The North Harbour Rugby Engagement &amp; Participation Team will be visiting Clubs and... Tue, 09 Jun 2020 14:40:38 +1200 ANNOUNCEMENT: NZR CONFIRM FARAH PALMER CUP <img src="" width="200" /> A full 13-team Farah Palmer Cup has today been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby (NZR), with the season to kick off in August. &nbsp; In a move to further delight rugby fans, the country&rsquo;s best women players will be on show across a nine-week season, set to feature Black Ferns and... Fri, 29 May 2020 19:02:38 +1200 Q&A's: SAM WARD <img src="" width="200" /> Fri, 29 May 2020 16:23:41 +1200 NORTH HARBOUR RUGBY & QBE SUPPORT KIDSCAN'S BACK TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN <img src="" width="200" /> During Level 3, North Harbour Rugby were incredibly excited to support the KidsCan Back to Schools campaign. North Harbour Rugby share some wonderful partners with KidsCan and it was a great opportunity to bring these organisations together for an amazing cause. &nbsp; Julie Chapman,... Fri, 29 May 2020 16:16:32 +1200 A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO <img src="" width="200" /> &nbsp; Kia ora Harbour Community, &nbsp; I hope you enjoyed our first refreshed edition of our Harbour CONNECT . I know the team have been working hard and enjoyed working collaboratively to bring it together. Although the COVID storm continues to impact all New Zealand, it... Fri, 29 May 2020 15:51:43 +1200 IMPORTANT MESSAGE: RETURN TO RUGBY <img src="" width="200" /> Please note the following details relevant to the various Phases, as part of the North Harbour Rugby Union Return to Rugby Plan: PHASE 1, PREPARE TO TRAIN: Clubs &amp; Schools ensure all necessary requirements have been met &amp; signed off by NHR. PHASE 2, PREPARE... Tue, 26 May 2020 14:44:00 +1200 IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM NORTH HARBOUR RUGBY <img src="" width="200" /> Dear Community, &nbsp; Just a quick note from the Harbour Team. &nbsp; On Wednesday NZR released Rugby Guidelines for Unions, Clubs and Schools to incorporate into Harbours Return to Rugby Activity Plan. &nbsp; On Wednesday afternoon we had a zoom call with all of... Fri, 15 May 2020 12:01:19 +1200 COACHES & ASSOCIATE REFEREES: REGISTRATION PROCESS 2020 <img src="" width="200" /> In anticipation of the community game returning we would like to update you on your Coaching &amp; Associate Referee Registration Requirements in 2020. The registration process will follow a two step approach: STEP 1: Complete the online Registration - There are no practical... Thu, 14 May 2020 09:37:20 +1200 NZR MEDIA RELEASE: SUPER RUGBY & MITRE 10 CUP <img src="" width="200" /> Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today&rsquo;s announcement that the country will move to COVID-19 alert level two on Thursday. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed that the domestic form of Super Rugby involving the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders... Mon, 11 May 2020 17:11:18 +1200 Q&A's: ALEX KING &nbsp; Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:59:14 +1200