A record field of nearly 1900 runners, joggers and walkers will set off from New Plymouth at various times today and early tomorrow morning in the annual Taranaki Steelformers Round the Mountain relay.
First away, at 2pm, will be walkers, who leave from Kent Rd, while relay teams will leave from the TSB Stadium.
The annual event raises funds for the Taranaki Kids Sports trust.
Contestants will be eligible for up to $50,000 of spot prizes.
- © Fairfax NZ News
Waitara's Jason Matthews shows his class during the first day of the Fisher and Paykel Taranaki Easter Masters surf competition held at Arawhata on Friday.
Home's French Provincial design is part of a special lifestyle close to the city.
When you are playing with a depleted roster you generally have to do the basics right.
Spotswood United bounced back to thump defending champions Southern.
Tropical storm Ita downed trees and powerlines and drowned the Taranaki region.
What do you think of the NPDC's decision not to give iwi representation and voting rights?Related story: Dismay as iwi voting rights denied
Get your mid week news fix
Get your South Taranaki news online
with Rachel Stewart
with Gordon Brown
Matt Rilkoff's perspective of contemporary life
With Kathryn Calvert
The self-confessed bard of Brixton, offers views on life, politics and Akubra hats.
with Glenn McLean