New Plymouth's David Stones has scored one of the top jobs in New Zealand men's hockey.
Black Sticks defender Blair Tarrant knows how important the Oceania Cup hockey tournament in Stratford for New Zealand.
Talented Fitzroy surf lifesaver Zac Reid was in record-breaking form at the New Zealand Surf Lifesaving pool championships in Auckland at the weekend.
A 41-18 loss to Counties Manukau has left the Taranaki development rugby side unable to finish higher than fourth in the northern regions competition.
Auckland professional Joonsang Chung charged through to claim a two-shot win in the Taranaki Open as the overnight leaders fell by the wayside at the New Plymouth Golf Club on Sunday.
Taranaki's poor start to the season is fast becoming a distant memory although it could still haunt them at play-off time.
OPINION: Believe in Steve Hansen.
Taranaki post five tries to one to hammer Manawatu 44-10 in one-sided NPC clash.
Tauranga professional Kieran Muir stormed into the lead on day two of the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club.
The Taranaki development rugby side will treat their penultimate match like a semifinal when they meet Counties Manukau B on Saturday.
They might not have sang his name with too much enthusiasm at the Kop end at Anfield while he was in charge but Liverpool fans should be applauding Roy Hodgson right now.
Taranaki will want so much more than just the point they need to qualify for the NPC semifinals at Manawatu.
Auckland professional Joonsang Chung and Bay of Plenty professional Craig Hamilton lead the field after the first day's play in the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club on Thursday.
Taranaki's longest held half marathon has switched up its programme.
The New Plymouth Girls' High School yachting team won the girls' title at the Interdominion secondary schools' racing regatta in Canberra.
Captain Charlie Ngatai will return for Taranaki to face Manawatu in Saturday's national provincial championship rugby match in Palmerston North.
Canterbury a class above Taranaki in national under-19 rugby semifinal.
Hawke's Bay professional Doug Holloway is hoping for a fast start in this week's Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth golf course.
While most of the focus at this weekend’s Taranaki Open will be on the professionals, a large number of leading Taranaki golfers make up the amateur field and will want to take full advantage of playing in their home province.
OPINION: The year was 1962 and Taranaki were about to beat Canterbury.
New Zealand's Twenty20 competition has some star power with the signing of Mahela Jayawardene.
Rookie Taranaki captain Blade Thomson has a record plenty of predessors have been chasing for years.
A zero injury count has Taranaki under-19 rugby coach Tim Stuck in a positive frame of mind ahead of Wednesday's semifinal showdown with Canterbury at the national tournament in Taupo.
Taranaki swimmers Zac Reid and Eliot Lundon-Moore both set Taranaki records at the Australian State teams' age group short course championship last week.
The Taranaki under-19 rugby side made it a memorable day for the union on Sunday when the upset defending champions Wellington 29-10 on the opening day of the national tournament in Taupo.
They don't come much tougher than Superturf.
Taranaki's defence of the NPC premiership strengthened in Christchurch on Sunday with a historic 24-21 win
Taranaki's 24-21 win over Canterbury on Sunday their first in Christchurch in competition's 39-year history.
Victory at last for Taranaki in Christchurch, the first time since 1962.
The Taranaki development side will look to have a red card issued to second five-eighth Blake Hohaia over turned this week after he was sent off against North Harbour B on Saturday.