Zespri AIMS Games: Dilworth boarding school travels from Rotorua to Tauranga for games

Date: 07 Sep 2023

From NZ Herald Online and Published in the Rotorua Daily Post

A boarding school is using the 50-minute travel time from Rotorua to Tauranga for the Zespri AIMS Games to its advantage.

Auckland’s Dilworth School team are staying at a Rotorua campsite during the intermediate-aged sporting tournament on September 2 to 8, after being unable to find accommodation in Tauranga for the week.

But the team is using the travel time for team talks and playing “hype music” to prepare for their basketball and rugby games.

Rugby sevens coach Tim Timotea said the team are in “good spirits” as they got to experience both cities, finding Rotorua a “beautiful and perfect” place to stay.

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