Taranaki will host a major Olympic qualifying hockey tournament in October next year.
Day one of Plunket Shield match between Auckland and CD noteworthy for number of wickets that fell.
Taxpayers are helping to fund Blondie Chamberlain's comeback to racing at New Zealand saloon car championships.
Leo Crowley is likely to carry on his role as Taranaki assistant coach next season after he was overlooked for the Waikato job.
Central Districts' brightest batting prospect will be targeting a match-winning innings against Auckland in the Plunket Shield.
The Taranaki women's representative team finished 11th at the Toro Interprovincial.
OPINION: The Christmas holidays have arrived and cricket is in full swing.
Taranaki has three players in the Central Districts Under-19 side, with the 12-man squad announced yesterday.
A group of Taranaki referees have gone in front of the camera in an effort to attract more recruits to their ranks.
New Plymouth's Olivia Eaton had a golden day on the sand at the annual Whangamata Classic last Saturday.
The Stratford District Council has been asked to consider a role in the future management and ownership of the synthetic hockey turf.
Shanon Stallard dipped under the magical nine-hour mark when 12th in the men's pro race at Ironman West Australia.
It was something of a reality check for visiting international star Horst Saiger at Manfeild on Sunday.
Dale Robertson beat home 51 drivers to win the 2014/2105 New Zealand superstock grand prix.
Jacques Malan's dream of opening a golf school in South Africa was realised in New Plymouth instead.
OPINION: It's hard to know whether to applaud or criticise India for their attitude in the opening cricket test against Australia.
Huatoki had to settle for an 8-8 draw against Pukekura but still end up Soffe Cup leaders after the first round was completed on Saturday.
Two of the four Taranaki two-day premier grade cricket matches are well advanced after play on day one on Saturday.
Taranaki remains on top of the points table in the Hawke Cup two-day cricket elimination series after beating Horowhenua-Kapiti outright by 10 wickets at Levin yesterday.
Robert Patterson will pick a path with Eulogy Stakes winner Choice that has previously led to group one glory.
Taranaki women representative cricketers have been making their mark in early season matches and are looking forward to the rest of the season with a degree of optimism.
Competition leaders Huatoki will be out to extend their lead in the Soffe Cup interclub competition as the first round wraps up today.
Chiefs recruit Seta Tamanivalu has the ability to explode on to the scene in the same way Malakai Fekitoa did.
There will be no slipping of standards this weekend when Taranaki head to Levin for their third-round Hawke Cup qualifying match against Horowhenua Kapiti.
Leo Crowley will find out next week if he is the new Waikato coach.
Taranaki have broken their duck at the NZ women's interprovincial tournament after a convincing 3.5-1.5 win over Aorangi-South Canterbury.
Swimming Taranaki will host the Aquaknights development tri-series tour from tomorrow though to Tuesday.
Competitors from the country's most popular speedway class will converge on Taranaki for the New Zealand Superstock Grand Prix.
Taranaki star wins ITM Player of the Year
Seta Tamanivalu has been judged the best player in the 2014 national provincial rugby championship.
Taranaki remain winless at NZ women's interprovincial tournament after another tough day in Hamilton.
Joint competition leaders meet fifth-placed Team Bloor in round five of Taranaki premier league tonight.
The politics associated with CD cricket, having nine constituent associations, have long held intrigue.
Promising NPBHS all-rounder helps Taranaki under-17 side to massive 207-run away win over Wanganui counterparts.
Almost perfect conditions at Fitzroy club on Sunday helped produce outstanding scoring in club's Christmas Hamper.
Brendon and Ryan Jury standout drivers during round two of WPKA Goldstar kart meeting at Manawatu Raceway.
Trainer pleased Shestherealdeal will start from wide frontline draw when making standing start debut today.
Competitors in this weekend's Taranaki pairs events will notice one significant change in the section play draw.
Two Hawera High School students had the jump on their rivals at the NZ Secondary Schools Track and Field Champs to take home three gold medals.
Ferdinand's influence on Taranaki rugby has seen the union adopt the Bulls as its new name.
Football takes the fields
The Fifa Under-20 World Cup is set to have a major impact on next year's Taranaki club rugby competition.
One of the largest sporting events held in New Plymouth will hit the streets again next year.
The Inglewood premier grade cricket team did the unexpected and broke a 53-year Taranaki one-day cricket title drought.
Charlotte Webby and Yasunari Hirai have maximum points in the State Ocean Swim Series after winning the women's and men's races in Auckland yesterday.
Teen Latu Vaeno makes impressive debut for Taranaki at Central Region tournament in Palmerston North.
The general consensus around the pavilion was selectors Max Carroll and Gordon Giddy got it right when selecting the New Plymouth Boys' High School team of the century.
New Plymouth Boys' High School marked 100 years of cricket at the school in style with a first-innings victory over New Plymouth Old Boys.
Huatoki have increased their lead in the Soffe Cup interclub competition after a commanding 13-3 win over Oakura.
A try in the first minute of extra time earned Taranaki the Central Region provincial rugby sevens title.
'I'm pretty chuffed about it'
The Hawera Golf Club has elected its first woman president in its 112-year history.
The curtain came crashing down on Taranaki's interprovincial matchplay golf campaign with the side suffering two heavy defeats yesterday.
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